Hunger for justice, 29 days and counting

Hunger for justice, 29 days and counting

Five people in the city of Huesca (Aragón) have been on hunger strike for the past 29 days to campaign against Spain’s highly criticized government policies.

Barça-Real fight lands couple in court

Barça-Real fight lands couple in court

A Barcelona fan from Vigo has been accused of kicking and insulting his Real Madrid-supporting girlfriend when an El Clasico disagreement turned violent.

Paparazzi sues Fernando Alonso over attack

Paparazzi sues Fernando Alonso over attack

Spanish Formula One driver Fernando Alonso has been sued after attacking a paparazzo and breaking his camera for allegedly taking photos of the F1 driver’s new girlfriend, Russian model Dasha Kapustina.

Trainee cop foils Spanish baby-buying plot

Trainee cop foils Spanish baby-buying plot

A Spanish couple's €3,000 plot to buy a Moroccan baby has ended in prison thanks to a lucky trainee policeman's action.

‘New languages’ set Spanish tongues twisting

‘New languages’ set Spanish tongues twisting

A controversial new law that changes the names of Catalan and Aragonese languages to acronyms LAPAO and LAPAPYP has been described by Spain’s socialist party as a "ridiculous insult to the intelligence of the people of Aragon".

Doped-up athletes face tough new penalties

Doped-up athletes face tough new penalties

Spanish lawmakers on Thursday passed a new anti-doping law that will toughen up penalties as Spain makes a bid to host the 2020 Olympic Games.

Spain’s students cut class in budget protest

Spain’s students cut class in budget protest

Thousands of striking students and teachers protested across Spain on Thursday against spending cuts they say are destroying the country's public education system.

Police bust major drug ring in Madrid

Police bust major drug ring in Madrid

Spanish police said on Thursday they busted a network of Moroccan and Chinese nationals who laundered hundreds of thousands of euros a week in drug money.

Industrial output notches up ‘soft’ decline in March

Industrial output notches up ‘soft’ decline in March

The plunge in recession-wracked Spain's industrial production eased in March to a 0.6 percent year-on-year decline, official data showed on Thursday.