‘Frozen Franco’ artist found not guilty

‘Frozen Franco’ artist found not guilty

An artist who created a wax model of Spanish dictator Francisco Franco “frozen” in a fridge has been cleared from a lawsuit against him presented by the leader’s foundation.

Crisis closes top Spanish restaurant Can Fabes

Crisis closes top Spanish restaurant Can Fabes

Can Fabes, a restaurant near Barcelona famed for elevating Catalan cuisine to the pinnacle of gastronomy, will close next month, two years after losing its founding chef and coveted third Michelin star.

Brits in Spain suffer rise in sexual assaults

Brits in Spain suffer rise in sexual assaults

The number of British expats and tourists needing consular assistance in Spain fell sharply last year but there was a worrying increase in the number of rapes and sexual assaults.

Riot cops to shoot ‘thugs’ with helmet cameras

Riot cops to shoot ‘thugs’ with helmet cameras

Troublemakers at Spanish football grounds will find it harder to hide now that Spanish anti-riot cops are set to wear high-tech cameras in their helmets.

‘I burned stolen Picasso’: Thief’s mum

‘I burned stolen Picasso’: Thief’s mum

A painting by Pablo Picasso that was stolen from a Dutch art gallery in October of last year has allegedly been burned to a crisp by the mother of one of the thieves.

King’s barber holds court over royal woes

King’s barber holds court over royal woes

Part-time philosopher and full-time magician with the scissors, Barcelona-based coiffeur Pascual Iranzo has been cutting the hair of Spain's King Juan Carlos for over 30 years.

Man City signs Spanish striker Alvaro Negredo

Man City signs Spanish striker Alvaro Negredo

Manchester City's new Spanish signing Álvaro Negredo said he was happy to be moving to "a great team" as he bid a tearful farewell to Sevilla on Wednesday.

‘Spanish PM should testify in slush fund case’

‘Spanish PM should testify in slush fund case’

Plaintiffs in a Spanish corruption investigation demanded on Wednesday that a judge call Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy to testify over allegations that he received illegal payments.