Spain’s deadly train crash – Video

Spain’s deadly train crash – Video

Footage of the train accident which killed at least 78 people near the northern Spanish city of Santiago de Compostela shows the high-speed train spinning off the tracks as it comes out of a curve at around 190kph (118mph).

Church lock-in protests immigrant evictions

Church lock-in protests immigrant evictions

Over fifty immigrants have locked themselves in a church in Barcelona after they were evicted on Wednesday from warehouses in the city where they had lived for two years.

Latin market shines for struggling Telefonica

Latin market shines for struggling Telefonica

Spanish telecom group Telefonica reported a sharp fall in net profit for the second quarter on Thursday but did better than expected with a strong performance in Latin America.

Who is Spain’s most fashionable femme fatale?
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Who is Spain’s most fashionable femme fatale?

A generation of famous Spanish women are giving the classic notion of femme fatale a more contemporary feel. Confident femininity is certainly in fashion and bursting at the seams in Marks & Spencer's newly-launched autumn/winter collection.

1.4 million-year-old flint blade unearthed in Spain

1.4 million-year-old flint blade unearthed in Spain

Archaeologists said on Wednesday they have found a flint blade dating back 1.4 million years in the caves of Atapuerca in Spain, the earliest sign of a human presence at the site.

‘I was going at twice the speed limit: Train driver

‘I was going at twice the speed limit: Train driver

The driver of the train involved in an accident in northern Spain on Wednesday in which at least 77 people died has said he was travelling at more than double the legal speed limit when the crash occurred.

Spain’s jobless rate sees ‘biggest drop in 5 years’

Spain’s jobless rate sees ‘biggest drop in 5 years’

Spain's unemployment rate fell for the first time in two years to 26.26 percent in the second quarter, official data showed on Thursday, a day after the central bank said the recession-hit country seemed close to a recovery.

Working mums’ woes lower Spain’s birthrate

Working mums’ woes lower Spain’s birthrate

Juan Jimenez took advantage of a day off to join his partner in collecting their one-year-old son Pablo from a private daycare which the couple struggle to pay for.