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Vincent West

When the winemaker wore a wet suit: Spain's $100 subsea tipple

Jun 20 2019

BAY OF PLENTZIA, Spain For many discerning drinkers, the walk down stone steps into a cool, dark cellar is an essential part of visiting a winery, but with one Spanish winemaker such an inspection is more likely to involve an oxygen tank and flippers. | Video

Thousands of volunteers remove plastic from northern Spanish coast

Jun 08 2019

BERMEO, Spain Thousands of volunteers plucked plastic and other waste products from the rocks and beaches along Spain's Basque coast on Saturday, while divers took to the sea to clear garbage from the water as part of World Oceans Day.

Saudi ship leaves Spain with ceremonial, exhibition materials: source

May 13 2019

SANTANDER/MADRID A Saudi ship that was blocked from loading a weapons cargo in France left the Spanish port of Santander on Monday carrying material destined for Saudi Arabia that could be used in military ceremonies, but not wars, a Spanish government source said.

Mediators call for dialogue as ETA disbands but Spain stands firm

May 04 2018

CAMBO-LES-BAINS, France Mediators called on Friday for talks to address remaining issues linked to the dissolution of separatist group ETA, including the status of prisoners, but Spain said it would not relent on jail conditions for convicted former militants.

End of ETA met with both relief and resentment in Basque Country

May 02 2018

SAN SEBASTIAN, Spain Thirty-three years after Basque separatists ETA killed police chief Carlos Diaz Arcocha with a car bomb, his daughter says the group, whose dissolution was made public on Wednesday, achieved nothing and sowed only fear and sadness.

End of ETA met with both relief and resentment in Basque Country

May 02 2018

SAN SEBASTIAN, Spain Thirty-three years after Basque separatists ETA killed police chief Carlos Diaz Arcocha with a car bomb, his daughter says the group, whose dissolution was made public on Wednesday, achieved nothing and sowed only fear and sadness.

Guernica survivors meet bombers' descendants 80 years on

Apr 26 2017

GUERNICA, Spain Elderly survivors of a savage air raid that destroyed the Spanish town of Guernica in 1937 met relatives of the attacking German soldiers on Wednesday in a gesture of peace and reconciliation.

Basque leaders hope ETA disarmament plan will bring end to long conflict

Apr 06 2017

BILBAO, Spain, Basque political parties said on Wednesday they hoped a pledge by militant separatist group ETA to disarm this weekend would draw a line under a decades-long campaign that killed more than 800 people across Spain.

Spanish regional elections fail to break political deadlock

Sep 25 2016

SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA/BILBAO, Spain Spain's regional elections reinforced the center-right People's Party (PP) on Sunday while dealing a blow to the opposition Socialists but failed to signal a clear path to avoid a third nationwide vote in December.

Basque militant separatist released from Spanish jail

Mar 01 2016

LOGRONO, Spain The former leader of the banned Basque separatist party Batasuna, political wing of armed militants ETA, left prison on Tuesday after serving a six-and-a-half year sentence for trying to re-start the illegal party after it had been shut down.

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