Tag Archives: Spain

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3,000 evacuated as wildfires burn for 3rd day in Spain

MADRID (AP) — Strong winds have fanned wildfires that have raged out of control for three days in southwestern Spain & made firefighting difficult, forcing the evacuation of 3,000 inhabitants,…

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Apprentice Stuart Baggs' Asthma Caused Death

Apprentice star Stuart Baggs died as a result of asthma, which the 27-year-old had suffered from for many years. Police confirmed the businessman was discovered dead at his home on…

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Super Thursday: Bank Split On Rate Increase

The moment interest rates start to rise has moved closer, with the Bank of England's Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) now split on whether to leave borrowing costs on hold. One…

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Iran's president says nuclear deal achieves goals

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's President Hassan Rouhani says his country achieved its main goals in the landmark nuclear deal reached with world powers last month. In a national address…

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Kerry off to Mideast with Egypt, Iran deal, Syria on agenda

WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State John Kerry departed for the Middle East on Friday for security talks in Egypt & discussions in Qatar with Arab foreign ministers whose countries…

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Stock markets turn higher on earnings, ahead of US data

BEIJING (AP) — Most major global markets rose Thursday after the U.S. Federal Reserve left interest rates unchanged at a record low, corporate earnings mostly did better than expected &…

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Nigeria approached by group offering talks on behalf of Boko Haram – presidency

ABUJA (Reuters) – Nigeria's government has been approached by a group that says it is a faction of the Islamist Boko Haram with an offer to hold peace talks, a…

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French farmers block routes from Spain, Germany

French farmers blocked roads from Spain & Germany to stop foreign products entering the country, the latest protest against a fall in food prices that has brought them to the…

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Obama puts Kilimanjaro, safari and beach on post-presidency bucket list

US President Barack Obama said Sunday that climbing Mount Kilimanjaro, a safari in the Masai Mara & a beach holiday in Lamu were all on his bucket list for after…

Newport Folk Festival wraps up with celebration of Dylan

NEWPORT, R.I. (AP) — The Newport Folk Festival wraps up its third day with a celebration of Bob Dylan & the moment he went electric at the festival 50 years…