Cyclist Contador ducks court in doping case

Cyclist Contador ducks court in doping case

Former Tour de France winner Alberto Contador will not testify at the Operacion Puerto trial in defence of Manolo Sainz, his former manager at the Liberty Seguros cycling team, the defendant's lawyer confirmed on Tuesday.

Builder Ferrovial sees profits slide off track

Builder Ferrovial sees profits slide off track

Spanish builder Ferrovial, owner of London's Heathrow airport, said on Tuesday its net profits plunged 43 percent in 2012 after major one-off gains the previous year.

Spanish navy stymies Somali pirate plans

Spanish navy stymies Somali pirate plans

The Spanish and Dutch navies on Tuesday detained nine alleged pirates off the Somali coast, Holland's defence ministry said in a statement.

Spanish PM talks tough on corruption

Spanish PM talks tough on corruption

Spain's Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy used his first state of the nation speech on Wednesday to declare that the country was clean despite a number of several high-profile corruption cases involving his Popular Party.