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Spain: Several injured as train coach derails

MADRID (AP) — Spanish rail officials say several people were injured when a train carriage derailed between the southern cities of Malaga and Seville. A spokesman for Spain's Adif ra...

Police probe death of 2 Germans in eastern Spain

MADRID (AP) — Spanish police say they have found the bodies of a German man and woman in a house in the eastern coastal town of Vinaros. A Civil Guard spokeswoman said the bodies we...

Correa says Ecuador leader must explain Manafort meeting

MADRID (AP) — Former Ecuadorean President Rafael Correa called on his successor Lenin Moreno to explain to his country why he met with the indicted former campaign chairman for U.S. President Donald T...

Police saying man holding hostages in Madrid bank hold-up

MADRID (AP) — Spanish police say an armed man is holding one or more persons hostage in a bank in Madrid. A National Police spokesman said agents were trying to negotiate the surrend...

Top Catalan lawmaker makes bail, cleared to get out of jail

MADRID (AP) — A top Catalan lawmaker who spent the night in a Madrid prison as part of a wide-ranging rebellion investigation stemming from the Spanish region's declaration of independence was cleared...

For Spanish and Catalan economies, no winners from standoff

MADRID (AP) — Xavier Gabriel can take some credit if the tiny Catalan mountain town of Sort is one of the most famous in Spain. He runs a lottery shop called La Bruja de Oro, or The ...

Spanish police cordon off Madrid avenue, inspect abandoned

MADRID (AP) — Spanish police have cordoned off a section of Madrid's Gran Via central shopping avenue and are inspecting a car abandoned there. A National Police spokeswoman said Thu...

AP Explains: Status of high stakes Spain-Catalonia standoff

MADRID (AP) — Spain is enduring its most acute political crisis since the return of democracy in the late 1970s, with Catalonia, its most prosperous region, positioning itself to declare its independe...

The Latest: Pilot killed in military jet crash near Madrid

MADRID (AP) — The Latest on the military jet crash near Madrid (all times local): 12:10 p.m. Spanish Defense Ministry says a pilot has died in a military jet crash ...

Spain: Military jet crashes at air base outside Madrid

MADRID (AP) — Spain's Defense Ministry says a military jet has crashed at an air base outside Madrid. A ministry spokesman said the F-18 jet crashed at the Torrejon de Ardoz base out...

A look at what might happen if Catalonia declares secession

MADRID (AP) — Time is ticking fast for Spain and its prosperous region Catalonia to try to avoid a much-feared head-on collision that would pose the most serious threat to Spain's national unity in de...

A look at what might happen if Catalonia goes it alone

MADRID (AP) — The northeastern region of Catalonia, one of Spain's autonomous regions, is threatening to declare its independence from Spain following a disputed referendum that, it says, gave it a ma...

A look at what might happen if Catalonia goes it alone

MADRID (AP) — The northeastern region of Catalonia, one of Spain's autonomous regions, is threatening to declare its independence from Spain following a disputed referendum that, it says, gave it a ma...

Violent showdown as Catalonia independence vote proceeds

MADRID (AP) — Spanish riot police attacked peaceful protesters in Catalonia on Sunday to try to disrupt a banned independence vote, injuring hundreds as Spain's constitutional crisis deepened. ...

Spain's FM calls Catalan referendum a mockery of democracy

MADRID (AP) — The Catalan regional government's plan to hold an independence referendum is a "mockery of democracy," Spain's foreign minister said Saturday. In an interview with the ...