Fascist footage ‘blooper’ shocks TV journalist

Fascist footage ‘blooper’ shocks TV journalist

Footage of former Spanish dictator Francisco Franco appeared on a live news debate programme on Madrid-based TV channel Telemadrid while an outspoken journalist spoke about former right-wing Prime Minister José María Aznar.

Street thermometers in Spain ’99 percent wrong’

Street thermometers in Spain ’99 percent wrong’

Spain's outdoor thermometers, found in countless squares, roundabouts and bus stops across the land, are leading us to believe the temperature is much higher than it actually is.

‘I’m not aiming to beat Federer’s record’: Nadal

‘I’m not aiming to beat Federer’s record’: Nadal

Eight-time French Open champion Rafael Nadal said in an interview published on Tuesday that he is not setting his sights on Roger Federer's record of 17 Grand Slam titles, despite claiming his 12th at Roland Garros last weekend.

Spain’s ex-US death row inmate speaks out

Spain’s ex-US death row inmate speaks out

Former death row inmate Joaquin Martinez, who was acquitted of a double homicide in the US state of Florida after five years behind bars, will be campaigning for the abolition of capital punishment in an international congress to be held in Madrid this week.

French air traffic strike causes flight chaos

French air traffic strike causes flight chaos

At least 32 flights between Spain and France have been cancelled because of a strike by French air traffic controllers.

Turkey’s troubles to boost Spanish tourism

Turkey’s troubles to boost Spanish tourism

Spain's tourist numbers could be boosted this summer by holidaymakers avoiding the conflict in Turkey and opting for a safer stay in Spain instead.

Spanish bomb dog nabs top UK bravery award

Spanish bomb dog nabs top UK bravery award

A German Shepherd dog who works with a Spanish Guardia Civil squad charged with protecting the King is to receive a prestigious international prize for saving lives during a 2009 attack by the Basque terrorist group Eta.

Spain coach scratches head over striker solution

Spain coach scratches head over striker solution

It seems crazy for a team that is currently world and European champions but Spain's lack of a first-choice striker remains a conundrum.

Suspected Eta bombers nabbed in pre-dawn raid

Suspected Eta bombers nabbed in pre-dawn raid

Spanish police detained two suspected ETA commandos in an early morning raid on Tuesday, striking a new blow against the already-weakened network of the armed Basque group, the government said.

King’s relatives linked to major crime ring

King’s relatives linked to major crime ring

Three distant relatives of Spain's 75-year-old King Juan Carlos have been been placed under investigation by a judge on suspicion of links to a Chinese mafia money laundering scandal, a judicial source said on Monday.