Alistair Dawber is The Independent's Spain correspondent. He has twice been the foreign editor and was also Jerusalem correspondent. Alistair initially worked on the business desk as investment editor.
Carlos Fernández Guerra: Spain's 'chief constable of Twitter' stands down after increasing Policía Nacional's followers to 1.75m
02 September 2015 05:58 PM
By comparison the American FBI has accumulated a paltry 1.24 million followers, and London's Metropolitan Police can count just 332,000
El Corte Inglés: Europe's largest department store crushes shareholder opposition to Qatari investment as family group is thrown off board
01 September 2015 06:08 PM
Corporación Ceslar had questioned a deal with the former Prime Minister of Gulf state
'Gibraltar is British, and it is going to stay British forever' - the Rock's Chief Minister hits back at Spanish government's 'lies'
31 August 2015 05:56 PM
As Spanish nationalists rattle their sabres, the Rock's Chief Minister tells Alistair Dawber the debate is over
30 August 2015 10:56 PM
The 64-year-old stands accused of forcing Sierra Leoneans to work, effectively as slaves, in the country’s diamond mines
Clueless Spanish builders destroy heritage-protected Neolithic tomb and replace it with picnic table
27 August 2015 08:41 PM
However, even the town's mayor had no idea of the site's significance
26 August 2015 10:05 PM
Like many conflicts, the start of the South Sudanese civil war began as little more than a row between two men, albeit two powerful leaders in the world’s newest nation.
26 August 2015 10:03 PM
UN relieved as agreement hopes to end conflict between government troops and rebels
25 August 2015 10:13 PM
It is alleged that four shots were fired at the Gibraltar-registered boat on Saturday, in what is a third such incident in as many weeks
22 August 2015 11:57 PM
The writer was shot dead by Franco's soldiers in the Spanish Civil War
16 August 2015 12:39 AM
Voters may well back Rajoy for economic reasons, but he must face up to corruption
Britain to take more refugees as Cameron bows to pressure after more than 250,000 back our campaign
Senior British politicians tell David Cameron: When dead children are being washed up on beaches – it's time to act
Jeremy Corbyn calls Osama bin Laden's killing a 'tragedy' - but was it taken out of context?
If these extraordinarily powerful images of a dead Syrian child washed up on a beach don't change Europe's attitude to refugees, what will?
If you're not already angry about the refugee crisis, here's a history lesson to remind you why you really should be
Theresa May says migrants should be banned from entering the UK unless they have jobs lined up
- 1 President Obama leaves touching comment on Humans of New York photo from Iran
- 2 If these extraordinarily powerful images of a dead Syrian child washed up on a beach don't change Europe's attitude to refugees, what will?
- 3 The Chinese city where men have 'three girlfriends because there are so many women'
- 4 'Heartbreaking' Syria orphan photo wasn't taken in Syria and not of orphan
- 5 German police forced to ask public to stop bringing donations for refugees arriving by train