Rifat Hisarcıklıoğlu, the head of the Union of Chambers and Commodity Exchanges of Turkey (TOBB), has been awarded the Spanish Order of Civil Merit with degree of Encomienda at the behest of King Felipe VI of Spain, in recognition of his valuable work toward strengthening relations between Turkey and Spain.
In this Dec. 2, 2018 photo, Spain's far-right Vox Party President Santiago Abascal (C), with the general secretary, Javier Ortega (L), and regional candidate Francisco Serrano take part in a rally during regional elections in Seville.
Spain's BBVA named Onur Genç as its new chief executive on Nov. 28, with the head of the Spanish bank's U.S. operations due to take over its online transformation from Carlos Torres at the end of 2018.
An exhibition at the Cervantes Institute from November 15 to 30 sheds light on a lesser-known aspect of Salvador Dali's work, illustration, which he first took an interest in in 1916, when his sister became ill and the budding artist drew pictures to accompany stories for her. He went on to produce illustrations for 79 books, and also worked with magazines and other publications.
Spain's Supreme Court on Oct. 25 ordered 18 former Catalan leaders to stand trial over their role in last year's declaration of independence.
The European Commission has announced that it is urgently granting additional funds to Greece and Spain to improve the conditions in the migratory camps on their land.
€ 25.6 million will be earmarked for Spain to support the camps in Ceuta and Melilla. Greece will receive € 20 million for Lesbos island migrants.