Budget minister snubs possible new cutbacks

Budget minister snubs possible new cutbacks

Spain's Budget Minister Cristobal Montoro said on Thursday no new measures were needed to rein in its public deficit despite official data that showed biting austerity measures in 2012 helped push the country deeper into recession.

What do people in Spain die of?

What do people in Spain die of?

New figures show Spain's roads are getting safer and deaths from heart attacks and strokes are down but Alzheimer's Disease is emerging as a big killer.

Duchess of Alba flogs furniture at Christie’s

Duchess of Alba flogs furniture at Christie’s

The House of Alba, Spain’s most illustrious family of aristocrats, is hoping to rake in €8 million from the sale of an art déco furniture set by prestigious French artist Armand Albert Rateau.

Benzema falls foul of Madrid speed cameras

Benzema falls foul of Madrid speed cameras

Madrid striker and French international Karim Benzema faces a possible six months in jail after being clocked by police radar more than doubling the speed limit at 216 kph, El País reported.

IAG posts huge losses as Iberia strikes hit home

IAG posts huge losses as Iberia strikes hit home

Serious problems at Iberia airline combined with a whopping fuel bill have seen International Airlines Group, parent of British Airways, posting a 2012 net loss of €943 million ($1.239 billion).

Stolen Roman coin seized by Spanish cops

Stolen Roman coin seized by Spanish cops

Spanish police have recovered a unique ancient Roman coin stolen as part of a €600,000 ($786,000) haul in Madrid last year, they said on Wednesday.