Shaken Spaniards talk down earthquake risk

Shaken Spaniards talk down earthquake risk

Spain's government said on Friday there is a limited risk of a big earthquake shaking the eastern coast after a string of small tremors linked to a vast offshore gas storage plant.

‘Original of Spain’s best loved painting is in UK’

‘Original of Spain’s best loved painting is in UK’

A Spanish art expert claims Velazquez's first version of his iconic Las Meninas painting is not hanging in Madrid's Prado Museum but in a palace in Dorset, England.

‘Spain is reaping harvest of Catalanophobe PM’

‘Spain is reaping harvest of Catalanophobe PM’

The leader of Spain's opposition socialist PSOE party on Friday accused the country's Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy of washing his hands of the Catalonia 'problem'.

Man killed by 5 tonnes of falling grapes

Man killed by 5 tonnes of falling grapes

A Spanish man was killed on Thursday when 5,000kg of grapes landed on top of him.

Spaniard designs Messi football-shaped home

Spaniard designs Messi football-shaped home

A top Spanish architect has designed a house with football mad Leo Messi in mind — in the shape of a football.

‘I never use my second language at work’: Poll

‘I never use my second language at work’: Poll

Six out of ten Spaniards never actually get to try out the languages they are supposed to need in their job, a new study shows.

Spaniard forces UK paper to drop ‘racist’ siesta pic

Spaniard forces UK paper to drop ‘racist’ siesta pic

A Spanish woman living in London has complained to the British broadsheet about their choice of image for their recent article "Time's up for siestas", arguing she was "fed up with their insulting racism" directed towards Spain.

Spain grieves with Italy after Lampedusa tragedy

Spain grieves with Italy after Lampedusa tragedy

The Spanish Government has officially offered its condolences in the wake of a tragedy off the coast of the Italian Island of Lampedusa which led to the death of hundreds of would-be immigrants.

Judge releases members of Eta-linked group

Judge releases members of Eta-linked group

Spain released on Thursday 14 members of Herrira, a support group aiding the armed Basque separatist group ETA, arrested in police raids earlier this week.