Homemade Spanish food hits Hollywood

Homemade Spanish food hits Hollywood

A Los Angeles food stand and catering company offering traditional Spanish cuisine has become a Hollywood star and now counts Steven Spielberg, Paul Thomas Anderson, Katherine Bigelow and Lena Headey among its loyal customers.

‘Let’s tax the sun’: new law shocks world press

‘Let’s tax the sun’: new law shocks world press

A new tax on solar power introduced two weeks ago by the Spanish government has been described as "ludicrous" and "stupid" in two leading international publications.

Politicians slammed over Facebook fascist salute

Politicians slammed over Facebook fascist salute

The youth wing of Spain's ruling Popular Party (PP) has opened an internal investigation after several of its members were photographed performing Nazi-style salutes and posing with fascist flags.

Majorca forest fire forces 200 to flee

Majorca forest fire forces 200 to flee

Around 200 people have been forced to flee from yet another forest fire raging on the Spanish holiday island of Majorca, local authorities reported on Wednesday.

Madrid buskers to be tested for talent

Madrid buskers to be tested for talent

Madrid Town Hall has declared the capital's central district an "acoustic protection zone" in a bid to protect city dwellers from mediocre melodies played by amateur street musicians.

Spanish MP ‘critical’ after motorcycle crash

Spanish MP ‘critical’ after motorcycle crash

The MP for the ruling Popular Party government in Madrid, Cristina Cifuentes, is in critical condition after being knocked off her scooter by a car.

Catalan bank set to axe 2,453 jobs: union

Catalan bank set to axe 2,453 jobs: union

Nationalized Spanish lender Catalunya Banc plans to lay off 2,453 workers, nearly a third of its workforce, under a eurozone bailout deal for Spain's banks, a union source said on Tuesday.