‘In Spain, the guilty party is always someone else’

‘In Spain, the guilty party is always someone else’

Spain's Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy is strongly placed to survive an embarrassing corruption scandal in a country where top-level political resignations are rare and no ever admits they are guilty, analysts say.

Teen prankster stirs up kidnap havoc

Teen prankster stirs up kidnap havoc

A teenage girl's prank on her dad almost turned ugly when Spanish police pulled a gun on the unlucky parent.

‘Spain’s jobless rate will rise in 2014’: OECD

‘Spain’s jobless rate will rise in 2014’: OECD

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) warned on Tuesday that Spain's unemployment level won't be coming down in the next 18 months.

Video game killer slays millionaire dad

Video game killer slays millionaire dad

A 19-year-old Spanish man who ended his wealthy father's life with a spiked bat modelled on a video game weapon has been remanded in custody without bail by a Majorca judge after confessing to the murder.

Barça boss aims to heal Pep Guardiola rift

Barça boss aims to heal Pep Guardiola rift

Barcelona's president Sandro Rosell moved to calm a row with its ex-coach Pep Guardiola on Tuesday, denying his charge that the club used his successor's cancer illness to criticize him.

Churchgoers overpower gun-toting cyclist

Churchgoers overpower gun-toting cyclist

A morning mass in Spain was the subject of an usual visitation on Monday when a pistol-wielding cyclist took over proceedings from the local parish priest.

Top Spanish bankers best paid in EU

Top Spanish bankers best paid in EU

Spain's millionaire bankers are the best paid in the European Union, according to figures just released.

Spanish King makes ‘symbolic’ Morocco visit

Spanish King makes ‘symbolic’ Morocco visit

Spain's King Juan Carlos arrived in Morocco on Monday for a key three-day state visit which coincides with the traditional Muslim fast of Ramadan, currently being undertaken by many of Spain's more than 700,000 Moroccan residents.

UK coke king busted in Benidorm

UK coke king busted in Benidorm

Spanish police said on Monday they had arrested a notorious British drug dealer, Brian Charrington, whom they accused of running an international trafficking racket involving cocaine from Venezuela.

Spain apologizes to Bolivia in Snowden saga

Spain apologizes to Bolivia in Snowden saga

Spain on Monday voiced regret at its diplomatic row with Bolivia, sparked when President Evo Morales' plane was blocked from Spanish airspace over suspicions US fugitive and intelligence leaker Edward Snowden was on the jet.