Gulf Times - Spain
CEO of QMC meets Spanish envoy

CEO of QMC meets Spanish envoy

HE chief executive officer of Qatar Media Corporation Sheikh Abdulrahman bin Hamad al-Thani met Monday Spain’s ambassador to Qatar Belen Alfaro Hernandez.

Catalan leaders deny violence, call for dialogue as trial nears end

Catalan leaders deny violence, call for dialogue as trial nears end

Jailed Catalan separatist leaders denied the prosecutors' charge of inciting violence in the Spanish region's failed bid for independence and used their final arguments in a four-month Supreme Court trial in Madrid to call for dialogue.

EU raises heat on Italy over high debt, deficit

EU raises heat on Italy over high debt, deficit

The European Commission formally put Italy on notice Wednesday about its deteriorating deficit and snowballing debt, re-opening a political battle with populist-led Rome.

YouTuber in Spain found guilty of humiliating beggar

YouTuber in Spain found guilty of humiliating beggar

An influencer in Spain was sentenced to 15 months in jail and 20,000 euros for posting a YouTube video in which he offered a homeless man biscuits stuffed with toothpaste, a court said Friday.

Hamilton wins in Spain to take championship lead

Hamilton wins in Spain to take championship lead

Lewis Hamilton beat Valtteri Bottas in the Spanish Grand Prix on Sunday to replace his team-mate as world championship leader as Mercedes' extended their record start to the season with a fifth 1-2 finish.

Voting begins in Spain election marked by far-right resurgence

Voting begins in Spain election marked by far-right resurgence

Spaniards began voting in an uncertain snap general election Sunday marked by a resurgence of the far-right after more than four decades on the outer margins of politics.

Three-person baby born in medical 'revolution'

Three-person baby born in medical 'revolution'

A team of Greek and Spanish doctors announced Thursday the birth of a baby using DNA from three people after a controversial fertility treatment that has provoked intense ethical debate.

No independence for Catalonia, says Spanish PM

No independence for Catalonia, says Spanish PM

There will be no independence for Catalonia, nor a referendum on the question if the socialists are returned to power, Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez told supporters Sunday.

EU waives visas for Brits despite Gibraltar row

EU waives visas for Brits despite Gibraltar row

European Union lawmakers approved a law Wednesday that will allow Britons visa-free visits even after a ‘no deal’ Brexit, despite a furious dispute over the status of Gibraltar.

With Spain vote looming, 50,000 march over 'emptying' countryside

With Spain vote looming, 50,000 march over 'emptying' countryside

At least 50,000 people took to the streets of Madrid on Sunday to draw attention to the emptying of the countryside, a growing issue for rural voters with less than a month to go before general elections.

North Korea calls Madrid embassy raid a 'grave terrorist attack'

North Korea calls Madrid embassy raid a 'grave terrorist attack'

North Korea on Sunday described the February raid on its embassy in Madrid by a dissident group as a ‘grave terrorist attack’ and urged an investigation into the perpetrators.

Qatari tourists among biggest spenders in Spain: envoy

Qatari tourists among biggest spenders in Spain: envoy

Qatari tourists are among the biggest spenders when on holiday in Spain, according to a top Spanish diplomat, who said Spain has recorded a 150% increase in tourist arrivals from Qatar in the last four years.