WhatsApp goes ‘Spanish’ as ‘wasap’ gets nod

WhatsApp goes ‘Spanish’ as ‘wasap’ gets nod

The Spanish words 'wasap' and 'wasapear' — both variants of the name of WhatsApp, the popular instant messaging service for smartphones — have been given the backing of one of Spain's language heavyweights.

Catalan cop jailed for tow truck revenge

Catalan cop jailed for tow truck revenge

A Barcelona policeman has been locked up for 18 months prison and slapped with a €400 penalty after he fined four tow trucks in "retaliation" after his own parked car was towed away.

Police trip over pot on bishop’s plot

Police trip over pot on bishop’s plot

Spanish officers in Santa Cruz have arrested a man for growing a marijuana plantation on land belonging to the bishop of Tenerife.

Spaniards score high on job satisfaction

Spaniards score high on job satisfaction

Research has shown that Germans and Danes lead the European contentedness league while 81 percent of Spanish workers are still "happy" or "very happy" with life on the job.

Police smash Chinese sex slave rings in Madrid

Police smash Chinese sex slave rings in Madrid

Spanish police said on Monday they had busted two rival Chinese criminal networks that lured women and girls from China to Spain with the promise of high-paying jobs and then forced them into prostitution.

Monday marks deadline for Spanish tax returns

Monday marks deadline for Spanish tax returns

Monday marks the final deadline for handing in Spanish tax returns, and failure to do so could result in extra charges.

Spain’s shops pin hopes on healthy summer sales

Spain’s shops pin hopes on healthy summer sales

Spain's summer sales, or 'rebajas', season starts on Monday in many parts of the country, with retailers saying the average spend per person will be a crisis-affected €50 ($65).

Spain gifts football kit to ailing Nelson Mandela

Spain gifts football kit to ailing Nelson Mandela

Confederations Cup finalists Spain and Brazil are gifting autographed commemorative shirts to ailing South African former president Nelson Mandela, FIFA president Sepp Blatter revealed recently.

Brilliant Brazil stuns Spain with 3–0 win

Brilliant Brazil stuns Spain with 3–0 win

Brazil destroyed world and European champions Spain 3-0 to win a third straight Confederations Cup title with a dazzling display of football which left the Maracana Stadium in raptures here on Sunday.