Spain lets children play as US states move at various speeds

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Spain let children go outside and play Sunday for the first time in six weeks as European countries methodically worked to ease their lockdowns and reopen their economies, while in the United States, governors moved at differing speeds, some more aggressive, others more cautious. Just read this article carefully and decide for […]

Spain watches as divided Catalans vote in polarized election

AP-EU-Spain-Catalonia Dec 21, 2017 6:37AM (GMT 12:37) – 879 words By ARITZ PARRA and BARRY HATTON ,  Associated Press Eds: Updates with comments from former president Puigdemont and Citizens party leader. Edits to conform. Adds more photos. With AP Photos. BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Voters in Catalonia faced a momentous choice in elections Thursday for […]

Spain judge jails Catalan ministers, mulls leader’s arrest

MADRID (AP) — A Spanish judge jailed nine former members of Catalonia’s separatist government Thursday and was deliberating a possible international arrest warrant for the region’s ousted president, who remained in Belgium while the others appeared in a Madrid court for questioning about their efforts to break away from Spain. Former President Carles Puigdemont and […]

Barcelona van attack kills 13 in agonizing repeat for Europe

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — A van veered onto a promenade and barreled down the busy walkway in central Barcelona on Thursday, swerving back and forth as it mowed down pedestrians and turned a picturesque tourist destination into a bloody killing zone. Thirteen people were killed and 100 were injured, 15 of them seriously, in what […]