Madrid(ES)

445 results

This man was detained at Barcelona’s El Prat airport allegedly carrying 500g of cocaine hidden under a wig. Photograph: Spanish National Police.

Police at Barcelona airport have arrested a Colombian man suspected of trying to smuggle half a kilo of cocaine into Spain concealed under his wig. O(...)

José Salas Subirat: “Translating is the most attentive way of reading.”

Although both James Joyce and his editor Sylvia Beach included Spain from the first moment in their international promotion strategy for Ulysses, and (...)

There is one certainty: restricting car use reduces air pollution. Photograph: iStock

Avoiding increasing levels of air pollution in Irish cities and towns is far from easy, given ever increasing volumes of traffic that dominate the urb(...)

Portrait of Ricardo Wall by Jean-Baptiste van Loo in 1753.

Any Irish travellers passing through the olive strewn landscape of eastern Andalusia in the 1770s would have made sure to call at the estate of the re(...)

 Rio de Janeiro governor Sergio Cabral: has already been sentenced to 198 years in a series of trials following a corruption spree. Photograph: Pawel Kopczynski

Rio de Janeiro paid out bribes to members of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) in order to secure the right to host the 2016 Summer Olympics, (...)

Carola Rackete, the 31-year-old Sea-Watch 3 captain, is escorted off the ship by police and taken away for questioning, in Lampedusa, Italy. Photograph: Reuters/ Guglielmo Mangiapane

A war of words broke out between Germany and Italy on Sunday over the German captain of a rescue ship, who defied a docking ban enforced by Rome to br(...)

 Children play at a fountain in Nice, southern France, on Sunday. Temperatures in Nice reached up to 33 degrees Celsius.  Photograph: Sebastien Nogier/EPA

Wildfires burned tracts of land in France and Spain at the weekend as Europe sweltered in record-breaking temperatures that pushed the mercury towards(...)

Stefanos Tsitsipas: Currently ranked sixth in the world and seeded seven for Wimbledon, the 6ft4in Greek player is as elegant as he is powerful. Photograph:  Adam Pretty/Getty Images

No one was to know it. But when Lleyton Hewitt last yelled an audible obscenity on Centre Court, thumped his chest and screamed ‘Come on Rocky’, only (...)

Andrew Breitbart speaks at  Tea Party rally in 2010. Photograph  Ethan Miller/Getty

When the late Andrew Breitbart of Breitbart News fame said that “politics is downstream of culture”, he bequeathed a mantra to the American right whic(...)

Termonfeckin beach, where a 14-year-old girl got into difficulties on Friday.

A 14-year-old girl has died after getting into difficulty while swimming at a beach in Co Louth. It is understood she and two other youths who were (...)

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • Next
  • Last »