Nadal edges Djokovic in epic French Open duel

Nadal edges Djokovic in epic French Open duel

Defending champion Rafael Nadal moved closer to an historic eighth French Open title Friday when he defeated world number one Novak Djokovic 6-4, 3-6, 6-1, 6-7 (3/7), 9-7 in a titanic semi-final.

Star architect Calatrava hit with huge repair bill

Star architect Calatrava hit with huge repair bill

Top Spanish architect Santiago Calatrava has been ordered to pay over €3 million in compensation after faults were found in the construction of the Oviedo Conference and Exhibition Centre that he designed.

Gypsies defend ‘over the top’ grave decorations

Gypsies defend ‘over the top’ grave decorations

Gypsies in the north-eastern city of Zaragoza are up in arms about a town hall ruling which puts a limit on the amount of ornamentation they can place on their loved ones' graves.

‘Fifty Shades’ heats up Spanish sex lives

‘Fifty Shades’ heats up Spanish sex lives

Spanish women who have read erotic international bestseller Fifty Shades of Grey have become more adventurous lovers, according to a new survey.

‘The EU’s anti-evictions lobby prize is a scandal’

‘The EU’s anti-evictions lobby prize is a scandal’

A Eurodeputy from Spain's governing Popular Party has labelled "a disgrace" the decision by the European Parliament to give the country's anti-evictions lobby, the PAH, a prize for its work.

Jaen mayor halves €1,000 salary to help poor

Jaen mayor halves €1,000 salary to help poor

The mayor of a Spanish municipality in the province of Jaen has slashed his €1,000 monthly salary by half and is donating the money to needy families in the area.

Spanish savers force factories into go-slow

Spanish savers force factories into go-slow

Spaniards just aren't buying big ticket items like cars and washing machines and this falling demand saw Spain's factories cut production for the 20th straight month in April, official figures showed on Friday.

UK tourist injured in Majorca balcony jump

UK tourist injured in Majorca balcony jump

A young British tourist is in a serious condition after he tried to leap from the window of his seventh floor hotel room to a neighbouring balcony in the Majorcan resort town of Magaluf.

Spaniard suspected in French ‘skinhead’ murder

Spaniard suspected in French ‘skinhead’ murder

A young Spanish skinhead is the principal suspect of the murder of the 18-year-old left-wing activist Clement Meric in Paris, Spanish media are reporting.

Catalonia eyes aid for ‘poorly nourished’ kids

Catalonia eyes aid for ‘poorly nourished’ kids

The regional government of Catalonia said on Thursday it will draw up a list of schoolchildren suffering from severe food shortages to target them for aid as it deals with the effects of Spain's economic downturn.