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An explosion took place at a chemical factory in northeastern Spain. Photograph: Laura_presicce via AP

One person was killed, another was missing and six were injured in an explosion and fire at a chemical factory in northeastern Spain, local authoritie(...)

Last month, the European Court of Justice  decided that Oriol  Junqueras should have received parliamentary immunity from the moment he won a seat in the EU chamber in last May’s election. Photograph:   Emmanuel Dunand/AFP via Getty

Spain’s supreme court has said that the jailed former Catalan vice-president, Oriol Junqueras, should not be allowed to take up his seat as an MEP, de(...)

Port House Cava, Camden St, Dublin

The latest venture from the Port House group, its fifth restaurant and bar, is a 100-seater just opened on Dublin’s Camden Street and specialising in (...)

The Big Brother logo. The Spanish version of the show is under fire over its handling of an alleged rape.

The Spanish version of the reality TV show Big Brother is under fire for its handling of an alleged sexual assault during the filming of the programme(...)

Supporters with a banner of jailed former Catalonian regional government deputy president Oriol Junqueras. Photograph: Susanna Saez/EPA

Spain does not have the right to deny a jailed Catalan MEP his right to sit in the European Parliament, the advocate general of the Court of Justice o(...)

Spain’s acting prime minister and Socialist Party leader Pedro Sánchez reacts to supporters during Spain’s general election at party headquarters in Madrid on Sunday. Photograph: Sergio Perez/Reuters

The leader of the Spanish Socialist Party (PSOE), Pedro Sánchez, won Sunday’s general election, but only in the sense that he secured most seats. This(...)

Supporters of Spanish far-right Vox party celebrate  outside the party’s headquarters  in Madrid on Sunday. Photograph:  Oscar Del Pozo/AFP via Getty Images

Spain’s acting prime minister, the socialist Pedro Sánchez, has won the country’s second general election of the year, although he fell well short of (...)

 Spanish incumbent prime minister  Pedro Sanchez of the Socialist Party (PSOE) casts his ballot at a polling station in Pozuelo de Alarcon on Sunday.  Photograph: Oscar Del Pozo/AFP/Getty

Spaniards have voted in their fourth general election in as many years in a bid to break the political deadlock triggered by April’s inconclusive poll(...)

The victim was awarded €12,000 compensation for an attack the court described as “extremely intense and particularly degrading”

A Spanish court’s decision to convict five men of sexually abusing a teenager, rather than finding them guilty of the more serious crime of rape, has (...)

A protester holds a Catalan pro-independence “estelada” flag during a sit-in protest  in Barcelona. Photograph: Lluis Gene/AFP

We live in baffling, distressing and very frightening times. The real and present dangers we face – chronic and deepening inequality, climate and bio(...)

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