The new laws expand transgender rights and abortion access, as well as give workers paid menstrual leave. The approval comes ahead of scheduled elections later this year.
In September of 2022, Spain announced that it would no longer fully honour the Albufeira Convention, a treaty on water transfers to neighbouring Portugal. Extreme drought has left Spanish reservoirs at a third of their average capacity this year, a situation not seen since 1995. Portuguese farmers are finding the decision difficult to accept, while environmentalists say it creates a major ecological risk.
Prosecutors investigating the tragic death of at least 23 people say there was no evidence of misconduct by Spanish guards.
Two trains collided near Barcelona in the northeastern Spanish region of Catalonia, injuring 155 people but none seriously.
Moroccan fans in Casablanca celebrate as their team makes history with their win over Spain to reach the quarter final stage of the World Cup in Qatar for the first time.
The Spanish government wants the use of gender stereotypes for the advertising of toys a thing of the past. The code of conduct, which will be enacted from December 1, aims to avoid biases toward gender roles.
In June, Spain's left-wing government promised revolutionary reforms to help the transgender community. It put forward a bill that would drastically simplify the legal process involved in changing gender. But it faces more pushback than expected.
Three migrants who had arrived at the Canary Islands from Nigeria will have to return home under stowaway laws, a police spokesperson has said. The men were taken to the hospital following their arrival.
We had our miss against Japan and must do well against Spain – Germany coach Flick
As the last four games of the opening round of matches of the Qatar 2022 World Cup take place today, African representatives Cameroon and Ghana will come up against Switzerland and Portugal, respectively. Are the Indomitable Lions capable of ripping the efficient Swiss apart, and can the Black Stars dim the glow of Cristiano Ronaldo’s Portugal?
Belgium will once again be the dark horse in Qatar and their golden generation will hope to finally end the jinx and bring home the World Cup. They begin their campaign in the Middle East against Canada, a country making a return to the Mundial after a 36-year absence. Will this finally be Belgium’s year?
The Mar Menor – the largest saltwater lagoon in Europe linked to the Mediterranean Sea – has become the first natural area in Europe to be protected as a legal entity. Environmentalists and locals have long complained that the lagoon suffers from serious pollution, which they blame on intensive farming.