Spain’s bonds benefit as Fed maintains stimulus

Spain’s bonds benefit as Fed maintains stimulus

Spain's medium- and long-term borrowing costs eased in a bond sale on Thursday after the US Federal Reserve surprised markets by leaving its huge monetary stimulus in place.

Iraq war veteran named as Gibraltar Governor

Iraq war veteran named as Gibraltar Governor

Britain on Thursday named a former Royal Marine general who served in Iraq and Afghanistan to the ceremonial post of governor of Gibraltar, the territory at the centre of a fierce feud with Spain.

Hipster-style Google Glass: Made in Spain

Hipster-style Google Glass: Made in Spain

Google Glass-style technology with a hipster fashion sensibility: that's what two young Spaniards are promising with their intelligent eyewear prototype.

‘My dreams will all come true in Spain’

‘My dreams will all come true in Spain’

In a forest overlooking the Spanish enclave of Melilla, Diamani nurses fresh wounds from his latest desperate bid, along with hundreds of other African migrants, to scale the heavily guarded border fence.

Putin’s gay adoption ban hurts Spanish families

Putin’s gay adoption ban hurts Spanish families

Russia's controversial ban on same-sex marriage adoptions has thwarted proceedings for 128 Spanish families who already had children assigned to them.

‘We want Lady Gaga in our headphone dress’

‘We want Lady Gaga in our headphone dress’

Two Madrid-based artists are on a mission: they want to convince Lady Gaga to wear a dress they have created out of hundreds of pairs of headphones donated by Spain's national railway company.

Cheating Spaniards bluff way through university

Cheating Spaniards bluff way through university

Experts are pointing to an increase in cheating and plagiarism at Spanish universities as students are wising up to new ways of using technology in order to not get caught.

‘Spaniards sleeping rough in UK is a disgrace’

‘Spaniards sleeping rough in UK is a disgrace’

The outspoken Mayor of London Boris Johnson says he was shocked recently to discover a Spanish family sleeping rough in London, and that their presence showed the complete failure of the euro project.

Rare opera manuscript turns up in Madrid

Rare opera manuscript turns up in Madrid

Spain's national library said on Wednesday it had discovered a rare fragment of an opera score handwritten by 19th century Italian composer Vincenzo Bellini lying within its archives.

Messi hat-trick sees Barça sweep aside Ajax

Messi hat-trick sees Barça sweep aside Ajax

Lionel Messi moved into second place on the all-time list of Champions League goalscorers with his 27th career hat-trick as Barcelona beat Ajax 4-0 at the Nou Camp on Wednesday.