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1 day ago
People in several towns had to flee their homes due to a raging forest fire. The blaze began near the town of Anon de Moncayo, 70 kilometers west of the northeast city of Zaragoza.
2 days ago
A pioneering drone lifeguard service rolled out across Spanish beaches saved the life of a 14-year-old boy this month as he struggled against a powerful tide off a beach in Valencia, its operators have said.
4 days ago
More migrants have died at the Moroccan-Spanish border this year than ever before. Human rights activists are calling the Moroccan border guards criminals.
31 Jul
Spain's Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez called on office workers to ditch their neckties. In a press conference with his collar open, he said saving energy ought trump sartorial style in searing temperatures.
25 Jul
Greece is battling three major wildfires and evacuating thousands amid a heat wave. Rising temperatures in Spain bring fears of more blazes throughout the country
18 Jul
Thousands have been evacuated from their homes by authorities in France and Spain. More than 1,200 firefighters are deployed in Gironde, a prefecture in Bordeaux, France. Thousands of hectares have burned in Portugal.
7 Jul
Spain midfielder and women's Ballon d'Or winner Alexia Putellas will miss the women's European Championship after tearing her anterior cruciate ligament in training, the Spanish football federation (RFEF) said on Tuesday.
30 Jun
The alliance is expected to announce increased troop numbers in at its eastern borders, as well as more aid for Ukraine. Leaders from Asia and Oceania were also invited to address concerns about rising Chinese influence.
22 Jun
Europe continues to struggle with a heat wave, though some have seen a respite from record high temperatures for the time of year. One of several wildfires has raged out of control on Greece's second-largest island.
18 Jun
Forest fires have broken out both in Spain and France as a record early heat wave moves northward through Europe. And humans are not the only ones to suffer in the extreme temperatures.
19 May
Spain could become the first European country to cover sick leave for workers experiencing period pain. The draft law, which still has to pass through Parliament, has sparked a debate.
15 May
We look at reactions to Finland and Sweden's imminent bid to join NATO. Spanish lawmakers will soon discuss a proposal to offer period pain leave to women, which, if passed, would make Spain the first Western nation to do so. Also, the US wins hosting rights to the Rugby World Cups in 2031 and 2033. We then look at Friday the 13th and why there's even a word for people who fear the day. Finally, Indian parents sue their son... for not giving them grandchildren!

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