‘Spain’s brain drain is no empty cliché’

‘Spain’s brain drain is no empty cliché’

She's the outspoken astrophysicist who became the voice of Spain's 'brain drain' when she wrote an open letter to Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy recently. Meet Amaya Moro Martín, our Spanish Face of the Week.

Socialist golden girl takes US timeout

Socialist golden girl takes US timeout

Spain's struggling opposition socialist PSOE has been dealt a further blow with key MP Carme Chacón giving up her seat in Parliament to go and teach in the United States for a year.

Spain’s medical system in rude health: Study

Spain’s medical system in rude health: Study

Spain crisis-hit health care system has been named number one in Europe for spending efficiency by financial news giant Bloomberg.

Spanish police arrest British sex offender

Spanish police arrest British sex offender

Spanish police said on Thursday they had arrested an 82-year-old man who fled Britain after being convicted of two counts of sexual assault and three of sexual activity with a child.

Spanish town: ‘We need Gibraltarians’ money’

Spanish town: ‘We need Gibraltarians’ money’

The town hall of La Línea, the Spanish municipality closest to Gibraltar, has set up a citizens' advice office for businessmen and shop owners who are losing money as a result of the ongoing dispute.

Wary Spain waits on Syria stance

Wary Spain waits on Syria stance

The Spanish Government is playing a game of wait and see on Syria but a top official hinted on Thursday that the country was likely to line up with its allies in the event of a military intervention in the war-torn country.

Critics slam foreigner fee at Barcelona’s Park Güell

Critics slam foreigner fee at Barcelona’s Park Güell

Tourists at Barcelona's emblematic Parc Güell will have to pay an €8 ticket fee to gain access to the monumental area where most of Catalan architect Antoni Gaudí's work is found.

Government slams door on ‘Facebook fascists’

Government slams door on ‘Facebook fascists’

Spain's ruling Popular Party (PP) will kick out members who display fascist symbols or perform nazi-style salutes, the party announced on Wednesday.

Madrid hails export-led recession ease-up

Madrid hails export-led recession ease-up

Spain's two-year, job-wrecking recession eased in the second quarter of 2013, official data showed on Thursday, as Madrid anticipated an imminent, export-powered end to the downturn.

Barça clinch Super Cup on away goals

Barça clinch Super Cup on away goals

Barcelona lifted the first silverware of the Spanish season on away goals after a 0-0 draw with Atletico Madrid in the second-leg of the Spanish Super Cup on Wednesday night.