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Stories with person: Mariano Rajoy
  • Legendary Spanish editor launching new digital publication 
    Updated: Oct-06-15 7:33 am

    MADRID - The legendary Spanish newspaper editor is flush with 18 million euros ($20 million) from crowdfunding, well-heeled investors and the payoff he received for leaving Spain's No. 2 newspaper. With that haul, Pedro J. Ramirez is about to launch a startup digital publication aimed at shaking up Spanish journalism and scooping traditional and new media competition.

  • Spain: Pro-secession parties in Catalonia win landmark vote story has photos
    Updated: Sep-27-15 8:14 pm

    BARCELONA, Spain - Pro-secession parties pushing for Spain's northeastern Catalonia region to break away and form a new Mediterranean nation won a landmark vote Sunday by capturing a regional parliamentary majority, setting up a possible showdown over independence with the central government in Madrid.

  • Questions and answers about the Catalonia independence vote story has photos
    Updated: Sep-27-15 5:59 pm

    BARCELONA, Spain - Parties pushing for independence from Spain won a majority of seats in Catalonia's regional Parliament in a ballot Sunday, but failed to secure more than 50 percent of the popular vote in an election they had hoped would give them a clear, unequivocal mandate for secession.

  • Body found in Spain likely that of missing American tourist 
    Updated: Sep-13-15 2:30 pm

    MADRID - A body found on a rural property in northwest Spain is most likely that of an American woman who went missing while walking along a pilgrimage route, Spanish officials said Saturday.