‘Sad Spain’ takes tumble in UN happiness poll

‘Sad Spain’ takes tumble in UN happiness poll

Spain has had the smile wiped from its face in the United Nations World Happiness Report 2013, released on Monday.

Wanted: Spanish bread delivery man with MBA

Wanted: Spanish bread delivery man with MBA

Spanish jobs portal Infojobs has caught the attention of Spanish media after they posted an ad for a bakery delivery position which required a degree in business management.

Black economy hides one million workers: Report

Black economy hides one million workers: Report

There are around a million 'hidden' jobs in Spain, a key study into the country's black economy argues.

Madrid mayor’s ‘café con leche’ goes viral

Madrid mayor’s ‘café con leche’ goes viral

Spain is laughing its way to recovery from Madrid's failed Olympic bid by parodying the city mayor's English language speech to the Olympic bosses in which she said there was "nothing quite like a relaxing cup of cafe con leché" in the city's main square.

Isco injury hits Spain before Chile friendly

Isco injury hits Spain before Chile friendly

Spanish midfield duo Isco and David Silva will miss the world champions' friendly with Chile in Geneva on Tuesday due to niggling injuries.

Spain’s ‘adopt-a-student’ plan scares undergrads

Spain’s ‘adopt-a-student’ plan scares undergrads

A scheme which would see 'godfathers' helping out Spanish university students in financial difficulties has received mixed reactions from from within the education sector.

Spain’s ‘funny island’ loses only bank

Spain’s ‘funny island’ loses only bank

The 600 residents of the minute Canary Island of La Graciosa, or the Funny One, will have to take a boat from now on whenever they wish to make a cash withdrawal.

Low-cost Nadal refuses State’s private jet offer

Low-cost Nadal refuses State’s private jet offer

The number two tennis player in the world has turned down an offer to fly on a private jet to the Davis Cup in Madrid, arguing "I don't think it's the right time to make the State pay for my trip".

Support slumps for scandal-hit government

Support slumps for scandal-hit government

Spain's two major political parties are running neck and neck in the polls with support for the Spanish Government still in freefall despite repeated messages that the country is about to see a return to growth.

Terror group ETA under pressure to disband

Terror group ETA under pressure to disband

Two years after vowing to end their bombings and shootings, Basque militants may soon take a further step towards disbanding ETA, western Europe's last major armed separatist group, observers say.