Defence lawyers dump embattled ex-treasurer

Defence lawyers dump embattled ex-treasurer

Lawyers defending the imprisoned former treasurer of Spain's ruling Popular Party (PP) Luis Bárcenas resigned on Monday, citing "professional disagreements".

Spaniards cut spending on gambling

Spaniards cut spending on gambling

Spain's gaming industry may not be as crisis-proof as it seems, a new report suggests.

Spain remains top choice for Erasmus students

Spain remains top choice for Erasmus students

Spain has held onto its position as the leading destination for European university students in the Erasmus exchange scheme and is also the country that sends most students abroad, despite offering the lowest grants in the EU.

‘Women should learn to accept their body hair’

‘Women should learn to accept their body hair’

A Spanish journalist and blogger has captured plenty of attention by saying women should finally learn to live with their body hair.

Spanish cops nab UK’s ‘most wanted’ man

Spanish cops nab UK’s ‘most wanted’ man

Police on Saturday broke into a hidden anti-assault 'panic room' in a Malaga villa and arrested a 41-year-old British man who had been on the run for over a decade after receiving a 24-year prison sentence for drug dealing.

‘Spain to Space’ balloon ride nears lift off

‘Spain to Space’ balloon ride nears lift off

A Marbella-based travel agent has teamed up with spaceflight specialists in Barcelona to offer high-flying tourists a six-hour round-trip into the stratosphere using a high-tech balloon.

Nine die after bus driver dozes off at wheel

Nine die after bus driver dozes off at wheel

The driver of a bus that smashed into a safety barrier on Monday near Avila, killing nine people and injuring 22, has been detained after he admitted to falling asleep at the wheel.

Police bust child porn ring with ‘torture’ plans

Police bust child porn ring with ‘torture’ plans

Spanish police have arrested eight people involved in an online child pornography network whose members were allegedly planning to kidnap, torture and murder their victims.

Spanish leaders lock horns over reforms

Spanish leaders lock horns over reforms

Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy has defended the pace and direction of his government's reforms programme in his first official meeting with former PM José María Aznar since being publicly criticized by his Popular Party (PP) predecessor.

Spanish family rescued in Greece yacht drama

Spanish family rescued in Greece yacht drama

An 'uncooperative' Spanish family of five stranded on a yacht amid gale-force winds in the Aegean Sea was rescued by the Greek coastguard on Sunday after an operation including a helicopter airlift and a speedboat.