Spain’s lesbians and singles face IVF hurdle

Spain’s lesbians and singles face IVF hurdle

The Spanish Government is looking at barring single women, lesbians and older couples from access to assisted reproduction technologies like IVF in the country's hospitals.

Spanish economy scores huge trade boost

Spanish economy scores huge trade boost

Spain's trade deficit narrowed sharply in May largely due to booming exports, the government said on Friday, in good news for the recession-struck nation struggling with soaring unemployment.

Major swim meet makes waves in Barcelona

Major swim meet makes waves in Barcelona

Barcelona is gearing up for the world aquatic championships which start on Saturday with teenage US star Missy Franklin hoping to emulate swimming legend Michael Phelps by winning eight golds.

Catholics call time on Virgin Madonna T-shirts

Catholics call time on Virgin Madonna T-shirts

Spanish clothing company Blasphemia T-Shirts have got themselves into hot water after a religious group sued them for superimposing a picture of the Virgin's face on the body of the queen of pop, Madonna.

Beer drinking king dies in competition tragedy

Beer drinking king dies in competition tragedy

It was supposed to be a bit of harmless fun, but a beer drinking festival in Spain had a sickening finale on Wednesday after the winner downed one glass too many.

Spain’s disabled fight for legal sex workers

Spain’s disabled fight for legal sex workers

A Catalan organization which helps provide disabled people with sexual relations is pushing for “disability” prostitutes to become legal in Spain.

‘There is no quick fix for Spain’s problems’

‘There is no quick fix for Spain’s problems’

Barcelona-based economist and "thinking machine" Edward Hugh believes rumours of the end of Spain's crisis are greatly exaggerated. In this interview, he tells us why.

Kidnapped Spanish aid workers freed in Somalia

Kidnapped Spanish aid workers freed in Somalia

Two Spanish aid workers kidnapped almost two years ago in Kenya and then held in Somalia have been freed, their employer Doctors Without Borders (MSF) said late on Thursday.