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  • MAGALUF, Spain, Jan 29- Set back from the white sand beach which first attracted tourists to Magaluf in the 1960 s, a smart new development is rising- part of the Mallorcan resort's plan to transform itself from an alchohol-fuelled fleshpot awash with young Britons to a high-end holiday destination for families and couples. Magaluf's vision shows how Spain's...

  • MADRID— Spain's Princess Cristina has lost a legal battle to avoid being tried for tax fraud and is expected to testify next month in a corruption trial also featuring her husband and 16 other defendants, a panel of judges ruled Friday. Lawyers for the sister of King Felipe VI, a prosecutor and a state attorney representing Spanish tax authorities all said...

  • MADRID— A court official says Spain's Princess Cristina has lost her bid to avoid a tax fraud trial.

  • MADRID— Official figures show the Spanish economy grew by a strong 0.8 percent in the fourth quarter compared with the previous three months. It's now one of the European Union's fastest growing economies but still has a 21 percent unemployment rate, the second highest in the 28- nation bloc after Greece. His Popular Party won most seats but lost its...

  • MADRID/ BARCELONA, Jan 29- Spanish lenders Caixabank and Popular on Friday missed 2015 profit forecasts, hit by one-off charges, but their underlying businesses improved slightly in the last quarter, sending their shares higher. Like European peers, Spanish lenders are struggling to increase earnings from loans as interest rates hover at historic lows, while...

  • European markets fall on Fed, downbeat data Thursday, 28 Jan 2016 | 11:29 AM ET
    European markets fall on Fed, downbeat data

    A look at all the market moving events in Europe today, including a gain in oil stocks.

  • Herve Falciani and the Xnet group said their peer-to-peer payment system would work like PayPal on a local basis within European cities for citizen payments to participating businesses and governments. Falciani and Xnet said it will be nonprofit, with a pilot program in Italy starting in March. Falciani, seen by Xnet and other activists as a crusader, was...

  • MADRID— Spain's unemployment rate edged down to 20.9 percent in the fourth quarter from 21.2 percent the previous quarter, at the end of a year when the number of jobless fell by a record amount, the National Statistics Institute said Thursday. The incumbent ruling Popular Party had hoped its record on creating jobs could help it stay in office but so far it has...

  • European markets close mixed on Brent rebound Wednesday, 27 Jan 2016 | 11:30 AM ET
    European markets close mixed on Brent rebound

    CNBC's Carl Quintanilla reports on all the market moving events in Europe today, including

  • Andrew Selsky named AP's Salem, Oregon, correspondent Tuesday, 26 Jan 2016 | 1:31 PM ET

    SALEM, Ore.— Andrew Selsky, a veteran foreign correspondent for The Associated Press who has reported in Africa, Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean, has been named AP's Salem correspondent. Selsky, 60, has directed AP's text coverage of 45 countries in Africa as the agency's first regional Africa editor, based in Johannesburg, since 2009..

  • European markets close higher as Brent rebounds Tuesday, 26 Jan 2016 | 11:30 AM ET
    European markets close higher as Brent rebounds

    CNBC's Kayla Tausche reports on all the market moving events in Europe as oil prices move higher and shares of Philips Electronics rally on fourth quarter earnings beat.

  • MADRID— Spain's Supreme Court has given a two-year suspended prison sentence to the captain of the Prestige oil tanker that sank off Spain's northwestern coast 14 years ago, triggering a major environmental catastrophe. The court said Tuesday it upheld an appeal against the acquittal of Apostolos Mangouras by a lower court in 2013 and found him guilty of...

  • European markets close lower Monday, 25 Jan 2016 | 11:29 AM ET
    European markets close lower

    CNBC's Kayla Tausche reports on all the market moving events in Europe today, as Brent crude falls below $31 a barrel.

  • Spain's political crisis Monday, 25 Jan 2016 | 3:30 AM ET
    Spain's political crisis

    Antonio Barroso, senior vice-president of Teneo Intelligence, explains why Spain is struggling to form a new government and discusses the potential for new elections.

  • Broad European market rally after Draghi statement Thursday, 21 Jan 2016 | 11:29 AM ET
    Broad European market rally after Draghi statement

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports on all the market moving events in Europe today including the impact of ECB president Mario Draghi's latest statements.

  • Draghi's dovish tone Thursday, 21 Jan 2016 | 10:40 AM ET
    Draghi's dovish tone

    The euro falls intraday after ECB President Mario Draghi says he expects inflation to be low or negative. CNBC's Wilfred Frost explains.

  • MADRID, Jan 21- Taxi-hailing service Uber could see a temporary ban in Spain overturned after a regulator said on Thursday it had asked the government to remove restrictions on its service, saying they were anti-competitive. Uber, embroiled in disputes with authorities around the world after aggressive international expansion, suspended its service in...

  • DAVOS, Switzerland, Jan 21- "Keep it simple, visual and factual"- that is the advice of the most powerful man in advertising to Britain's campaign to stay in the European Union, saying it must focus on the benefits to trade, investment and jobs to win the debate. But if Britain were to vote to leave the 28- nation bloc in a referendum Prime Minister David Cameron hopes to...

  • LONDON, Jan 20- Banco Santander's renewed interest in buying UK lender Williams& Glyn has stoked concerns it may need to step up asset sales and even raise cash to strike a deal some investors say it can ill afford. Santander, which already controls former UK building societies Abbey and Alliance& Leicester, is keen to expand in Britain to offset weakness in its...

  • DAVOS, Switzerland, Jan 20- "Keep it simple, visual and factual"- that is the advice of the most powerful man in advertising to Britain's campaign to stay in the European Union, saying it must focus on the benefits to trade, investment and jobs to win the debate. But if Britain were to vote to leave the 28- nation bloc in a referendum Prime Minister David Cameron hopes to...