Princess’s Swiss move to cost €480k a year

Princess’s Swiss move to cost €480k a year

Infanta Cristina's imminent move to Geneva will cost the Spanish State and Catalan bank La Caixa almost half a million euros a year to cover the cost of her salary, her four children's education and renting the family home.

Mystery ‘meteor’ flashes over Canary Islands

Mystery ‘meteor’ flashes over Canary Islands

Social media was set ablaze after witnesses reported a light as bright "as if it was daytime" at 10.35pm local time on Sunday over the north of the Canary Islands.

Wi-Fi-seeking man dies in balcony plunge

Wi-Fi-seeking man dies in balcony plunge

A 23-year-old man has fallen to his death from a second-storey balcony in Spain while trying to find WiFi coverage on his mobile phone.

Telefonica bid wins billionaire Slim’s backing

Telefonica bid wins billionaire Slim’s backing

Spanish giant Telefónica said on Monday it had secured critical support in a sweetened takeover bid worth €8.55 billion or $11.4 billion for German mobile operator E-Plus.

Spanish cops smash ‘cross-country’ coke lab

Spanish cops smash ‘cross-country’ coke lab

National Police in Madrid have dismantled a cocaine laboratory that supplied a drugs network stretching across the whole country and into France.

‘Robin Hoods’ rescue homes with 700kg stash

‘Robin Hoods’ rescue homes with 700kg stash

A campaign called "Cents for a miracle" has seen participants travel the length and breadth of the Canary Island of Tenerife in search of as much loot as possible to prevent two families from being evicted from their homes.

Cops catch naked ‘sleazy rider’ after 25km chase

Cops catch naked ‘sleazy rider’ after 25km chase

Seville police were involved in a "high-speed" chase after a stark-naked, drunk moped rider ignored the officers' order to stop.

Record waiting periods hit Spanish patients

Record waiting periods hit Spanish patients

Spanish hospitals are making patients wait longer than ever for operations, new government stats show.

‘Time for the credit to flow’ to Spanish SMEs

‘Time for the credit to flow’ to Spanish SMEs

The Spanish government has announced the introduction of a new law that will widen the definition of Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) to incorporate more businesses and improve access to credit.

Messi-less Barça still too much for Malaga

Messi-less Barça still too much for Malaga

Adriano scored the only goal as a Barcelona side without the injured Lionel Messi laboured to a 1-0 victory over Malaga.