Nearly two weeks after Spain's soccer boss forcibly kissed World Cup star Jenni Hermoso on the lips during a globally televised event, he has refused to step down. The Spanish government is now upping the pressure.
Conservative leader Nunez Feijoo had asked the Socialist Sanchez to back his government formation for two years. Spain faces the threat of remaining in political deadlock, since the July general election.
25 Aug 2023
Spain are world champions after a 1-0 win over England in Sydney. Olga Carmona scored the final’s only goal – but Spain’s triumph is built on midfield dominance, led by the inspirational Aitana Bonmati.
23 Aug 2023
July's general election produced a hung parliament in which no clear ruling majority has been formed. The king now decides who will go on to form a new government.
21 Aug 2023
Jennifer Hermoso said she “did not enjoy” the kiss that was planted on her by president of the Spanish FA, Luis Rubiales. The incident, which many deemed inappropriate, occurred after Spain beat England 1-0 to win their first ever World Cup.
15 Aug 2023
Of all the teams that are played in the semifinal of the FIFA women's World Cup only Sweden ever played in the final before in the past. And now they play again in the semifinal against Spain and this is a preview of the game for you.
7 Aug 2023
Authorities started evacuating people from several Catalan villages as the forest fire spreads near the French border. Strong winds have fanned the flames while preventing water-bombing planes from taking off.
12 Jul 2023
Three boats with dozens of migrants left Kafountine, in the South of Senegal, for the Canary Islands over a week ago. One of the boats had about 200 people on board.
5 Jul 2023
Dozens of people have drowned or disappeared in the past weeks crossing from West Africa to the Canary Islands as Spain and Morocco attract criticism for slow sea rescues.
23 Jun 2023
One year since tens of migrants and refugees died in a crush at the border between Spain and Morocco, Amnesty International has accused the two countries of a "cover-up."
17 Jun 2023
Talking Europe catches up with Spain’s foreign minister, José Manuel Albares, as Madrid prepares to take over the rotating presidency of the European Union on July 1, 2023. We discuss the poor showing by the ruling Socialist party in May’s regional and municipal elections, in which both the right and the far right made gains.
27 May 2023
A player for Real Madrid, one of the most renowned soccer teams in the world, is calling Spain "a country of racists" after racial slurs from fans halted a match for 10 minutes. It's the latest in a series of incidents involving LaLiga and Vinicius Jr, who was later expelled from the game during an altercation with opposing players.