Hosepipe bandit steals water from school

Hosepipe bandit steals water from school

Police have arrested an Extremadura man for using an underground hose to steal water from a neighbouring school over a three-year period.

Catalan cops face court over rubber bullet injury

Catalan cops face court over rubber bullet injury

Twenty-two Catalan cops will appear before a Barcelona court after a man who was shot by a rubber bullet fired by one of the officers had to have his spleen removed.

Spain’s star ham fights for greater prestige

Spain’s star ham fights for greater prestige

The exquisite cured ham called Jamon Iberico made from distinctive Iberian black pigs, is the star of Spanish cuisine, but the economic downturn gripping Spain has hurt domestic sales and producers are looking to boost their fortunes abroad.

Spain’s king gives up luxury yacht ‘Fortuna’

Spain’s king gives up luxury yacht ‘Fortuna’

Spain's King Juan Carlos is giving up a €21 million ($27 million) yacht named Fortuna, officials say, as his subjects weather a biting recession and record unemployment.

Cops bust ‘snail cream’ bike courier coke gang

Cops bust ‘snail cream’ bike courier coke gang

Catalan police have arrested 22 cocaine smugglers who used bicycles to transport drugs hidden inside boxes of 'snail cream' cosmetics.

Uefa spares Malaga 2nd year of European ban

Uefa spares Malaga 2nd year of European ban

The second season of a two-year suspension on Malaga competing in European competition has been lifted by UEFA after the Spanish club proved they have no outstanding debts to other clubs, employees or the tax authorities.

Spanish priest sacked for oral sex snaps

Spanish priest sacked for oral sex snaps

A priest in Murcia has been fired after photos and a YouTube video allegedly showing him involved in public acts of gay sex became a social media sensation.

Bankrupt TV game show owes winners thousands

Bankrupt TV game show owes winners thousands

Telemadrid TV show Cifras y Letras, the equivalent of the British game show Countdown, owes hundreds of thousands of euros to dozens of contestants who have won the competition in the past two years.

Judge rejects royals’ appeal in corruption case

Judge rejects royals’ appeal in corruption case

A judge rejected on Thursday an appeal by Spanish King Juan Carlos's daughter in a corruption probe, insisting her tax returns be admitted for scrutiny in the investigation which has plunged the family into scandal.

Hotel bans ‘annoying’ Down syndrome kids

Hotel bans ‘annoying’ Down syndrome kids

Spain's leading Down syndrome association has slammed a hotel for turning away a group of children with the condition 'in case they annoyed' other guests.