‘You have to accept things in a new country’

‘You have to accept things in a new country’

For our latest instalment of My Spanish career, we talk to food lover Annie Manson about how she went from being a graduate trainee with a major international bank to running her own cooking school in Andalusia.

Germany seeks Spanish help on organ transplants

Germany seeks Spanish help on organ transplants

Top officials and doctors from Germany are in Spain to get help on how to improve the performance and transparency of their organ donation and transplantation system.

Police shooting of dog sparks bitter protests

Police shooting of dog sparks bitter protests

Discrepancies between police and witness statements over the circumstances leading to the shooting of a barking dog named "Lucky" have raised hackles in Zaragoza.

Lorenzo defies heat to win Catalunya MotoGP

Lorenzo defies heat to win Catalunya MotoGP

Reigning world champion Jorge Lorenzo cut compatriot Dani Pedrosa's lead in the championship standings to just seven points with his third career win at the Catalunya MotoGP on Sunday.

Spaniards choose job security over high wages

Spaniards choose job security over high wages

Almost two thirds of Spaniards would accept lower wages in return for greater job security, more than any other country in Europe and second only to India in global times.

Noisy neighbour rules create local headaches

Noisy neighbour rules create local headaches

A new set of rules imposing harsh new fines for people that hold late night parties in their homes has caused controversy in the Spanish region of Extremadura.

Marriage proposal lends kidnap ordeal happy end

Marriage proposal lends kidnap ordeal happy end

The story of two Spaniards rescued after a month-long kidnap ordeal looks set to have a happy ending after their press conference turned into a public marriage proposal.

Madrid gets high-speed rail link with Alicante

Madrid gets high-speed rail link with Alicante

A high-profile opening ceremony and 50 percent introductory discounts mark the roll out of the new service which will slash travel times between Madrid and the coastal city of Alicante to just 2 hours and 20 minutes.

Spain’s ‘fainting thief’ handed serious jail time

Spain’s ‘fainting thief’ handed serious jail time

One of Spain's most notorious bank robbers, famous for his inventive disguises, has been sentenced to 2 years and 9 months for a bank robbery in Andalusia in 2003.

‘We demand a change to austerity policies’

‘We demand a change to austerity policies’

Thousands of people protested in Madrid on Sunday against austerity policies and record high unemployment, urging Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy to focus on creating jobs to help pull the country out of recession.