A judge at the Spanish National Court took statements Friday from three men who may have been plotting terrorist attacks on British and U.S. targets, an Interior Ministry spokeswoman said.
CNN's Nic Robertson reports on the terror arrests that took place in Spain and how close the men were to an attack.
In what the interior minister calls one of Spain's largest operations against al Qaeda, security services said Thursday they arrested three suspected terrorists who might have been plotting attacks on U.S. or British targets.
Spain has come under heavy pressure in the bond market this week as investors grow increasingly convinced that the government will need a bailout.
Spain appears to have crossed a red line in the bond market, where investors are increasingly convinced that the government will need to be bailed out.
Escalating fears about Spain's debt problems sent investors rushing to safe haven investments Monday, including governments bonds in the United States, Germany and the United Kingdom.
Investors are bracing for an ugly start on Wall Street Monday, tracking a global-sell-off amid heightened fears that Spain will need a full-blown bailout.
The conservation group World Wildlife Fund ousted Spain's King Juan Carlos as its honorary president after his Botswana hunting trip sparked an outcry for its extravagance during an economic crisis.
Spain's King Juan Carlos is being criticized for an exorbitantly expensive hunting safari to Africa where he broke his hip.
Eurozone finance ministers on Friday approved the terms of a bailout for Spanish banks and agreed to set aside €30 billion in emergency funds.
CNN's Richard Quest looks at why 20% of homes are still empty 5 years after the property bubble burst.
Clashes at a miners' protest in Madrid leave scores of people injured. CNN's Al Goodman reports.
More than 70 people were injured in clashes in Madrid on Wednesday as Spanish police used rubber bullets and batons to disperse anti-austerity protesters, witnesses and emergency workers said.
Spain's economy minister will formally request EU funding to help bail out Spanish banks. CNN's Al Goodman reports.
Eurozone finance ministers meeting in Brussels, Belgium, on Monday will discuss giving Spain an extra year to meet its deficit targets.
Spain requests aid for its troubled banking sector, as CNN's Al Goodman reports.
Spain is ready to create a single "bad bank" to house the distressed assets of its teetering financial sector, as it prepares to finalise terms of an EU bailout that is dividing the eurozone and spooking markets.
CNN's Pedro Pinto and Al Goodman report on Spain's momentous win over Italy in Euro 2012 final in Kiev.
French police have arrested a member of the Basque separatist movement ETA in southwestern France, the Spanish government said Wednesday.
KIEV, Ukraine -- What's at stake when Spain meets Italy in the Euro 2012 final here on Sunday? For the Spanish, the final (ESPN/3/Deportes, 2:45 p.m. ET) provides the chance to take their place in soccer lore as one of the greatest national teams in the history of the sport. No country has ever held two European Championships and the World Cup trophy at the same time. And for all the talk of Spain winning without playing at its best, you just can't argue with three major titles in a row.
Spain became only the second team to reach three successive major tournament finals as they won a nail-biting penalty shootout against Portugal after a tense goalless draw in Donetsk.
Ferrari's Fernando Alonso became the first two-time winner of the unpredictable 2012 Formula One season as he triumphed in front of his home fans in Valencia to claim the European Grand Prix Sunday.
Spain remain on course to retain their European Championship crown after seeing off a lackluster France 2-0 in the Euro 2012 quarterfinal at the Donbass Arena, Donetsk on Saturday.
Spain succeeded in selling more than ?3bn of treasury bills on Tuesday, but paid a high price to maintain access to financial markets amid economists' predictions that it would need a full international bailout for its struggling economy.
CNN's Al Goodman explains what Spain's credit rating downgrade means for the country's economic future.
Once this tournament is set down in the history books, one of the statistics that will not so much leap off the page as run screaming out, waving its flame-licked limbs about all over the place is that by Day 11 just one penalty had been awarded. And even that was saved, Poland substitute goalkeeper Przemyslaw Tyton stopping Giorgos Karagounis' effort on Day 1.
Marketplace Europe looks at Spain's housing market and the pressure of foreclosures are placing on the economy.
Flogging property in an economic downturn is no easy task. But while property prices in Spain have plummeted over the last decade, it seems buyers still need a little more encouragement.
The most celebrated aspect of this tournament has been -- no, not Mario Gomez's hair -- the fact that matches are so fiercely competitive. Even on a day when Republic of Ireland was beaten 4-0 by Spain (so soundly that it could have lost 10-0 and still been happy with a few saves from Shay Given) and was robbed of any remaining delusions about qualifying for the knockout stages, Group C has kept to the script. It set up a final day in which any combination of Spain, Croatia and Italy can progress.
Fernando Torres rediscovered his scoring touch as Spain soared to the top of Euro 2012 Group C and knocked the Republic of Ireland out of the tournament.
GDANSK, Poland -- Three thoughts on Spain's 4-0 victory against Ireland, which left Croatia atop the Group C standings (4 points), followed by Spain (4, second via tie-breaker), Italy (2) and eliminated Ireland (0).
Asian markets opened lower on the news that credit ratings agency Moody's has cut the rating of Spain to the edge of "junk" status.
CNN's Jim Boulden explains why Spain's borrowing costs are up.
CNN's Al Goodman discusses more downgrades for Spain's banking sector as bond yields continue to climb.
CNN's Pedro Pinto reports from host city Gdansk where defending champions, Spain were held to a draw by Italy.
Spain has finally asked for a bank bailout from its eurozone peers, to weather the financial crisis that hampered its finances during recent months.
Spain's financial crisis stems from the real estate boom that went bust. Al Goodman explains.
The euphoria surrounding Spain's request for aid fizzled quickly amid a myriad of unknowns.
CNN's Nina Dos Santos report on the bailout for Spain and the many questions it leaves unanswered.
[Updated 4 p.m. Monday, June 11] If you visit the Spanish capital of Madrid, you can see the Puerta de Europa ("Gate of Europe") towers in Plaza de Castilla.
Nina dos Santos reports from Madrid on efforts to prop up Spain's ailing banks.
Investors are again pushing up Spain's borrowing costs despite its move over the weekend to seek a ?100 billion ($125 billion) credit line to shore up its troubled banks.
Asian stock markets forged higher Monday following Spain's move to seek a ?100 billion euro ($125 billion) credit line to strengthen its troubled banking system.
You will be hard pressed to find too many similarities between the two matches played in Group C today; the first a slow-burning tactical fight that finished in a draw, the second a fast and furious combination of thunder and blunder. In the aftermath, however, they both posed the same question: whose fault was it?
A day after Spain became the fourth eurozone country to request financial aid, the man on the street in Madrid would rather talk about the country's chances on the football pitch than on the financial markets.
CNN's Al Goodman takes a look at whether Spain will ask for help in their financial crisis.
Eurozone finance ministers will hold a conference call Saturday as concerns grow over the state of Spain's ailing banking sector.
Madrid was dealt a double blow on Thursday after it emerged that almost ?100bn in capital had left the country in the first three months of the year and the head of the European Central Bank lambasted its handling of Bankia, the troubled Spanish lender.
If Greece was the focus of markets' angst last week, attention this week has shifted to the other end of the Mediterranean.
The EU and IMF have no plans to support Spain and say they have to fix their own problems. Paula Newton has the details.
Spain is fast becoming the biggest threat to Europe's shared currency as the cash-strapped government struggles to contain a growing banking crisis.
US benchmark borrowing costs plunged to levels last seen in 1946 and those for Germany and the UK hit all-time lows as investors took fright at what they see as a disjointed policy response to the debt crisis in Spain and Italy.
CNN's Nina Dos Santos talks to independent market strategist Stephen Pope about failing banks in Spain and the economy.
Spain's prime minister has insisted his country will not need an international rescue for its banks as investors recoiled at a ?19bn rescue of Bankia, sending the country's borrowing costs over Germany's to the highest level since the start of the euro.
Spain's borrowing costs have jumped as lingering worries over the state of the country's banking system and the cost to the state of nationalising Bankia continued to pound sentiment.
Spain, Italy and Greece, already fighting a financial and economic crisis, are now facing an oil crisis. Olive oil, that is.
Spain will make an emergency ?19bn investment in Bankia, the stricken savings bank, in a bold bid to restore confidence in the stability of the country's financial sector.
Concerns are growing over the health of Spain's banks, as CNN's Al Goodman reports.
David Villa was top goalscorer at Euro 2008 as Spain secured a first major championship in 44 years, but the world champions' all-time leading marksman will not be part of next month's title defense in Poland and Ukraine.
Spain's government called for calm Friday, a day after rating agency Moody's downgraded 16 Spanish banks in the latest sign of distress in Europe.
Chanting "they don't represent us," tens of thousands in Madrid railed early Sunday against Spain's government and austerity cuts -- venting their anger on the first anniversary of the so-called May 15 protest movement.
Thousands protest in Madrid to mark the first anniversary of the so-called May 15th movement. CNN's Al Goodman reports.
The architect behind the Madrid Open's new clay court, Ion Tiriac, explains why blue is the new red.
Rafael Nadal easily progressed to the third round of the Madrid Open after beating Russia's Nikolay Davydenko in straight sets 6-2 6-2 on Wednesday.
Spain has taken a 45 per cent stake in Bankia, the country's third-largest bank by assets, as worries over the financial system sent equity and bond markets falling on Wednesday.
Harvard professor Martin Feldstein gives his theory on how Spaniards can better their situations via government bonds.
U.S. stocks bounced back somewhat from a sharp sell-off Wednesday, but all three major indexes closed in the red as investors continue to fret about Greece and Spain.
Novak Djokovic has had plenty to say about the blue clay at the Madrid Masters and he was in no mood to change his mind after a minor scare on his first competitive outing on the new surface.
Spain is planning a state bail-out of Bankia, the country's third biggest bank by assets, in a move likely to involve the injection of billions of euros of public money into the troubled lender.
Voters in France and Greece head to the polls Sunday for crucial elections.
Britain's Andy Murray has suffered a blow in his preparations for the French Open as he was forced to pull out of next week's Madrid Open Friday.
Poland and Ukraine will host the European Championships for the first time in 2012, welcoming 14 other teams and football fans from across the continent.
Greek economist Yanis Varoufakis looks at austerity versus stimulus in Europe.
Spain's government and its banks are discussing a new scheme to segregate problematic property loans into one or more asset management companies to relieve the burden on struggling lenders, according to officials and bankers.
Spain's King Juan Carlos was recovering Friday after being readmitted to a Madrid hospital for surgery on his right hip, the Royal Palace said.
CNN's Atika Shubert and Laura Perez Maestro explain their experiences covering the Spanish baby adoption scandal.
Bayern Munich will enjoy home advantage when they play Chelsea in the European Champions League final after defeating Real Madrid at the Santiago Bernabeu following Wednesday's dramatic penalty shootout.
Spain's King Juan Carlos made a rare public apology Wednesday for his recent hunting trip to Africa that has caused an outcry in Spain and abroad for its expense during the nation's economic crisis and for hunting elephants.
Spanish King Juan Carlos underwent hip replacement surgery in Madrid Saturday morning following an accidental fall abroad, according to the Royal Household.
CNN's Al Goodman reports from Spain amid its first general strike in more than a year.
Spanish ministers and European Union officials took turns on Tuesday to deny that the country needed an international bailout, in an effort to soothe the bond market.
The fear trade picked up steam Tuesday, as investors grew increasingly worried about Europe's fiscal health. All three indexes closed down more than 1.5%, marking the fifth straight losing day for stocks.
Spain's new conservative government announced 27 billion euros ($35 billion) in cuts from the budget this year to reduce the deficit in the midst of the nation's prolonged economic crisis.
Madrid's Huge Wholesale Fish market is a target for unions in the nationwide general strike. Al Goodman explains why.
Spanish unions were making final preparations for a general strike Thursday to protest the new conservative government's labor reforms and austerity cuts.
A Spanish pimp ring is busted. CNN's Ralitsa Vassileva reports women forced into prostitution were marked with a bar code.
A Spanish National Police investigation into two Madrid prostitution rings led to the rescue of a captive 19-year-old woman who was tattooed with a barcode on her wrist after she tried to escape the ring, authorities said Saturday.
Spain's borrowing costs rose above 5.5 per cent for the first time since January as investors fretted about another escalation of the eurozone crisis amid signs of further economic weakening even in Germany.
Nine suspected Islamist militants went on trial in Madrid Tuesday, charged with plotting terrorist attacks in two Spanish enclaves on Morocco's north coast just across the Mediterranean Sea from the Spanish mainland.
In a verdant mountainous area in western Spain, the tiny village of Higuera de la Serena has a big problem.
Residents work for free with local authorities unable to pay a wage. CNN's Al Goodman reports.
Protests in Spain support those who can't make mortgage payments. CNN's Al Goodman reports.
Unions in Madrid hold protests against austerity measures on the eighth anniversary of the Madrid train bombings.
Union protesters marched across Spain Sunday as mourners marked the eighth anniversary of the Madrid train bombings.
Spain on Sunday marks the eighth anniversary of the Madrid train bombings, this year embroiled in controversy over a decision by unions to hold nationwide protests over the economic crisis.
Spain's two main unions on Friday called a general strike for March 29 to protest the new conservative government's labor reforms and austerity cuts.
The son-in-law of Spain's King Juan Carlos arrived in court to testify before a magistrate Saturday as a suspect in a fraud scandal that has created unprecedented problems for the popular royal family.
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