Traditional wisdom tells us that many Nazis escaped to South America, but hundreds more also made Spain home following WWII with the help of fascist dictator Franco. The Valencian town of Dénia in particular hides a very dark past.
Spain's government on June 27th approved its latest package of measures aimed at helping those who are struggling the most with rising living costs brought on by the war in Ukraine. Here are the requirements to apply for the €200 one-off payment.
The African Union Commission chief has voiced shock at the "violent and degrading" treatment of African migrants trying to cross from Morocco into Spain after 23 people died, and called for an investigation into the incident.
Spain is one of the gateways into Europe for African migrants seeking a better life. But what happens when they arrive on Spanish shores? Are they given accommodation? Can they be repatriated or are they granted asylum?
Concern at apparent plan to bury victims without investigating cause of death or trying to identify themThere are growing calls for an investigation into the deaths of up to 37 people who died trying to scale a fence to enter Melilla, Spain’s enclave in north Africa.About 2,000 people stormed the heavily fortified border between the Moroccan region of Nador and the Spanish enclave on Friday. The Moroccan authorities say 23 people died and 140 police were injured during the attempt, while several NGOs say the number of dead is 37. Continue reading...