Eleven Spaniards have made a bid for a place on Mars One, an international project to set up a human colony on Mars. It’s a one-way ticket but in the project's first two weeks 78,000 people around the world have already applied.
Some politicians prefer to toil away quietly in the background for the public good. Spain's Esperanza Aguirre is not one of them. Meet The Local's very outspoken Spanish Face of the Week.
Eight Greenpeace activists have been arrested after they climbed up to the top of the Spanish Congress, or national parliament, on Thursday morning in protest against a new law that will, in some cases, reduce the protection belt for building along Spain’s coastline from 100 to 20 metres.
Spain's national television broadcaster TVE has come under fire for a news segment in which psychologists were misquoted as saying that prayer can help people suffering from the effects of the country's economic crisis.
Austrian filmmaker Michael Haneke won one of Spain's highest honours, the Prince of Asturias prize for arts, on Thursday.
Spain’s Interior Ministry has called into question the building of a new prison in the Basque country which will see each inmate have a flat screen TV in their cell and the use of a brand-new indoor pool.
Spanish police said Wednesday they had uncovered a racket in which babies born to needy mothers in Morocco and the Spanish North African enclave of Melilla were sold to wealthy families in Spain during the 1970s and 1980s.
Rafael Nadal made a comfortable start to his quest for a third Madrid Masters title on Wednesday but Australian Open champion Victoria Azarenka slumped to a shock exit.
Spain's Constitutional Court on Wednesday put a brake on Catalonia's drive for a referendum on independence by opening the door to a legal challenge against the region's claim to sovereignty.
Real Madrid once again ensured Barcelona will have to wait a few more days before sealing the La Liga title as they beat nine-man Malaga 6-2 in a wildly open game at the Santiago Bernabeu.