‘Migrants who can’t read and write won’t fit in’

‘Migrants who can’t read and write won’t fit in’

Thousands of Catalans have given their time and money on World Book Day to a scheme that will provide Catalan and Spanish language classes to newly arrived immigrants in the region.

Germans damn ‘lazy’ and corrupt Spaniards

Germans damn ‘lazy’ and corrupt Spaniards

Half of all Germans don't trust Spanish people while nearly as many think Spaniards are lazy, a new study shows.

Stripping MP, 54, heats up Spanish parliament

Stripping MP, 54, heats up Spanish parliament

A politician from the left-wing Catalan Compromís-Equo group caused a stir in the country's parliament on Wednesday when he performed a mock striptease to protest against Spain's regime of forced home evictions.

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PM puts positive spin on ‘slowing’ jobless rate

Spain's jobless rate continued to rise in the first quarter but at a slower rate than in previous years, Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy said on Wednesday.

Cops smoke out hash family business

Cops smoke out hash family business

A family that dealt huge quantities of hashish from their home in the Asturian town of Avilés have fallen foul of local police.

Cold snap darkens weekend outlook

Cold snap darkens weekend outlook

Spring is going to go into brief remission this weekend with cold temperatures expected across much of mainland Spain.

Spanish PM hints at ‘smaller cuts’ in 2013

Spanish PM hints at ‘smaller cuts’ in 2013

It is "probable" that Spain will have to cut its state budget further this year, Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy said on Tuesday, as his government struggles to bring down its deficit.

Spain’s royal family to open up account books

Spain’s royal family to open up account books

Spain's royal family are going to open up their account books for public scrutiny for the first time ever once Spain's new freedom of information rules are rolled out.

Barça ‘need a miracle’ after Bayern Munich rout

Barça ‘need a miracle’ after Bayern Munich rout

Barcelona's assistant coach Jordi Roura admits his side need a miracle at the Camp Nou in the return leg after being hammered 4-0 by Bayern Munich in the Champions League semi-final, first leg.