The Travel & Tourism sector contributed €1 in every €7, in the Spanish economy last year demonstrating the importance of the sector to the country. This comes in a year in which Spain overtook the USA as the country with the second largest number of international visitor arrivals in a year (behind France).
Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro has provoked controversy by posting an obscene video of two revelers at Carnival, saying he wanted to reveal the truth about the festival. The clip posted on Twitter shows two men engaging in sex acts on top of a taxi shelter during a street party.
A deal confirmed between the UK government and the wind industry will ensure 30% of electricity comes from offshore wind by 2030. The move will help the UK towards the aim of securing almost all its power from low-carbon sources by 2030.
Huawei has filed a lawsuit against the US government over a ban that restricts government agencies from using its products. In a statement, the firm said the US Congress has failed to produce any evidence to support its restrictions.
Britain's House of Lords passed an amendment on Wednesday calling for the government to negotiate a customs union with the European Union, giving Prime Minister Theresa May a potential new headache in her Brexit plans.
The owner of a grounded cargo ship that is leaking oil into World Heritage-listed waters in the Solomon Islands has apologized for the environmental disaster but denied the crew were drunk when the accident happened.
Venezuela's government expelled the German ambassador on Wednesday as embattled President Nicolas Maduro cracks down on a challenge to his rule. Ambassador Daniel Kriener was expelled two days after he and diplomats from other embassies welcomed home opposition leader Juan Guaido at the Caracas airport.
The UK has been urged to table fresh proposals within the next 48 hours to break the Brexit impasse. EU officials said they would work non-stop over the weekend if acceptable ideas were received by Friday to break the deadlock over the Irish backstop.
French supercar maker Bugatti has unveiled the world's most expensive new car, sold to an unnamed buyer for at least US$ 11m (£9.5m) before tax. The exact price is not being revealed but is thought to have overtaken the previous new car record - about £8-9m for a Rolls-Royce Sweptail.
Opposition leader Juan Guaido held talks with Venezuela’s public sector unions on Tuesday about staging strikes to help bring down the government, as President Nicolas Maduro said a “crazed minority” bent on destabilizing the country would be defeated.