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.
Spain's 'ghost' airport finally gets ready to welcome its first flights as Ryanair confirms routes between Castellon and the UK
11 March 2015 05:52 PM
The project cost more than €150m to build and was the brainchild of a local politician who is now serving a four-year sentence for tax fraud
Caminito del Rey: Spain reopens 'world's scariest walkway' in the Gorge of Gaitanes that claimed five lives
10 March 2015 05:56 PM
Hikers who dare will once again be able to tackle the King's little pathway which was closed for safety reasons in 2001
05 March 2015 05:29 PM
Yuri Kolobov was part of the pro-Russian government that was ousted following protests in February last year
03 March 2015 12:00 AM
Given that she led the bloody re-conquest of Spain in the 15th century, bumping off lord knows how many of her opponents (largely Muslims and Jews who would not convert to Christianity) it was probably wise to wait a good few decades after her death to defy Queen Isabella’s dying wish.
27 February 2015 06:35 PM
As the number of new cases of the disease recedes each week in the worst-affected areas, international aid agencies warn that winding down the effort against the epidemic too quickly risks a resurgence
China to Spain cargo train: Successful first 16,156-mile round trip on world's longest railway brings promise of increased trade
24 February 2015 06:01 PM
Before the Yixin'ou line was opened, goods traded between the EU and China depended on inefficient sea or air transport, meaning higher prices in Europe
20 February 2015 01:26 AM
The other eurozone bailout recipients - Portugal, Ireland and Spain - are showing an improvement
19 February 2015 10:08 PM
The country's Western-backed leaders say they are desperate to fight 'rampant terrorism' from Isis but international governments, including Britain's, don’t believe military action can solve the country's problems
19 February 2015 06:20 PM
Mayors say they are 'deeply concerned' the Church has taken over the complex
17 February 2015 07:26 PM
Despite the spectre of Isis making greater inroads, the PM says he does not regret helping to get rid of Gaddafi
Climate change: 2015 will be the hottest year on record 'by a mile', experts say
Jeremy Corbyn calls Osama bin Laden's killing a 'tragedy' - but was it taken out of context?
Tony Blair attacks Jeremy Corbyn's 'Alice In Wonderland' politics
Theresa May says migrants should be banned from entering the UK unless they have jobs lined up
Iain Duncan Smith 'should resign over disability benefit death figures', says Jeremy Corbyn
UN investigating British Government over human rights abuses caused by IDS welfare reforms
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