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British frigate arrives at Gibraltar Harbor

GIBRALTAR, England, Aug. 19 (UPI) -- The British frigate HMS Westminster arrived Monday at Gibraltar Harbor amid diplomatic tension between Britain and Spain over the territory, officials said.

Dispute between Britain and Spain over Gibraltar heats up

GIBRALTAR, Aug. 13 (UPI) -- A Gibraltar official is accusing the Spanish government of using a dispute with Britain to divert attention from Spain's domestic problems.

Spanish PM.: Country will respond to British actions on Gibraltar

MADRID, Aug. 9 (UPI) -- Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy said Friday the country will respond appropriately to British provocations over Gibraltar.

Rajoy's troubles seen behind Gibraltar escalation

MADRID, Aug. 9 (UPI) -- Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy warned of further curbs on British territory Gibraltar in an escalation seen by his opposition critics as a last-ditch attempt to distract attention from a brewing corruption scandal.

Britain urges Spain to scale down threats over Gibraltar dispute

LONDON, Aug. 7 (UPI) -- Britain said Wednesday it had serious concerns regarding threats by Spain to impose fees and delays on travelers crossing the Spanish border with Gibraltar.
EU faces double whammy of political turmoil in Italy, Spain

EU faces double whammy of political turmoil in Italy, Spain

BRUSSELS, Aug. 2 (UPI) -- Europe's southern eurozone faces the double whammy of political turmoil in Italy and Spain, where both governments are at risk of being toppled by corruption scandals.
Rajoy addresses years-long corruption scandal before lawmakers

Rajoy addresses years-long corruption scandal before lawmakers

MADRID, Aug. 1 (UPI) -- Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy told lawmakers the corruption allegations against him are lies meant to damage Spain's image.

Investigators focusing on driver in deadly Spanish train crash

SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA, Spain, July 27 (UPI) -- An investigation into a Spanish train crash in which at least 78 people were killed has focused blame on the driver, a government official said Saturday.
Driver of train that derailed in Spain charged

Driver of train that derailed in Spain charged

SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA, Spain, July 26 (UPI) -- The driver of a train that derailed in Spain, killing 78 people and injuring more than 100 others, was charged Friday with 78 counts of reckless homicide.
Train driver questioned after deadly crash in Spain

Train driver questioned after deadly crash in Spain

SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA, Spain, July 25 (UPI) -- Police questioned the driver Thursday of a high-speed train that derailed in Spain in a fiery crash that killed at least 80 people, authorities said.

Anger over Spanish corruption spills into streets

MADRID, July 19 (UPI) -- Public anger over claims of widespread government corruption spilled into the streets of Madrid, leaving many injured in clashes between protesters and police.

1,000 protest corruption claims in Spain

MADRID, July 19 (UPI) -- Spanish police and anti-government protesters clashed in Madrid overnight, and several people were injured, officials said.

Spain's Rajoy, embroiled in scandal, refuses to quit

MADRID, July 16 (UPI) -- Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy rejected a growing clamor to resign over a slush-fund scandal that has rocked his party.

Southern Europe fears eurozone downturn

MADRID, July 15 (UPI) -- Eurozone troubles are not over yet and a new downturn could target southern European economies struggling to fire up growth and productivity, latest cumulative EU data indicates.

Socialists threaten to oust Spanish president

MADRID, July 13 (UPI) -- The Spanish Socialist Workers' Party has threatened to oust President Mariano Rajoy through a vote of no-confidence, officials said.
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