‘E-cigarettes not safer’: Spanish doctors

‘E-cigarettes not safer’: Spanish doctors

A top Spanish medical association has warned e-cigarette users that lungs suffer the same short-term health effects with them as with regular cigarettes.

UN urges Spain to act on Franco-era crimes

UN urges Spain to act on Franco-era crimes

The Spanish Government needs to do more to investigate the disappearance of people during the dictatorship of Francisco Franco, United Nations (UN) experts warned on Monday.

School’s Nazi flea market shocks Spain

School’s Nazi flea market shocks Spain

A Nazi and fascist memorabilia market held at a school gym on the outskirts of Madrid has led Spaniards to call into question the country's ruling party's far right roots.

Spanish zoo hails rare white rhino birth

Spanish zoo hails rare white rhino birth

A white rhinoceros was born in a Spanish safari park recently in what was an extremely rare birth in captivity for the species.

Spain’s King heads home after hip surgery

Spain’s King heads home after hip surgery

Spain's 75-year-old King Juan Carlos left hospital on Tuesday, a week after surgeons replaced his prosthetic left hip in the latest of a string of operations that have raised questions over his reign.

Expat au pair kills two in Madrid Metro crash

Expat au pair kills two in Madrid Metro crash

A 17-year-old Swiss au pair who died in a bizarre subway accident in Madrid last year was at the controls of the train when it crashed, a media report says.

Spain offers rich expats EU residency

Spain offers rich expats EU residency

Spain has finally passed a bill which will grant residency to investors and entrepreneurs from outside the EU with money to burn and jobs to offer. Here's the lowdown.

Poverty trap threatens Spain’s pensioners

Poverty trap threatens Spain’s pensioners

One in seven Spanish pensioners is living in poverty and less than 50 percent of people aged 55 to 64 in the country are working according to a new global study on the living conditions of older people.

EU praises Spain’s banks but wary over debt risk

EU praises Spain’s banks but wary over debt risk

EU officials hailed the strengthening of Spain's banking sector on Monday after it was thrown a €41.3 billion ($56 billion) lifeline last year but warned that a drop in lending and high debt levels pose a risk to the nation's banks.

Spain shuts down Eta prisoner support group

Spain shuts down Eta prisoner support group

Spanish police detained 18 leaders of an association that aids jailed members of the armed Basque separatist group Eta on Monday and froze its bank accounts, the interior ministry said.