‘Capital of rubbish’: Germans blast Madrid

‘Capital of rubbish’: Germans blast Madrid

A leading German newspaper has labelled Madrid "the capital of rubbish" as the city's street cleaners' strike enters its second week with no end in sight.

Spain seeks 14 missing in typhoon-hit Philippines

Spain seeks 14 missing in typhoon-hit Philippines

Spain’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs has been trying to contact 14 Spaniards who were in the Philippines when deadly Typhoon Haiyan swept through the Asian country last week.

€1.21 an hour: Man arrested for slave wages

€1.21 an hour: Man arrested for slave wages

Spanish police in Majorca have arrested a businessman in Majorca who was paying two of his staff just €1.17 ($1.34) an hour.

‘Franco replaced sex with power’: New book

‘Franco replaced sex with power’: New book

A new biography about former Spanish dictator Francisco Franco has revealed surprising facts about the right-wing leader’s traumatic upbringing and lacklustre sex life.

Djokovic downs Nadal in tense season closer

Djokovic downs Nadal in tense season closer

Novak Djokovic on Monday beat Word No.1 Rafa Nadal in the final of the ATP World Tour Finals, providing a frustrating end note to what was a close to perfect year for the man from Spain.

‘Noisy’ pianist faces seven years in prison

‘Noisy’ pianist faces seven years in prison

A professional pianist from Spain is facing seven and a half years behind bars after a neighbour complained her constant practising had caused her psychological damage.

Spain’s solar police to kick in your door

Spain’s solar police to kick in your door

The latest nail in the coffin for Spain’s solar energy producers is an Energy Law amendment which allows inspectors to enter private properties without a court order. It's a move lawyers believe could set a worrying precedent.

Hunter’s pics of dead albino fox anger Spain

Hunter’s pics of dead albino fox anger Spain

Spain's sports newspaper Marca has caused uproar by publishing pictures of a hunter gleefully showing off the dead body of a rare albino fox.

Youngest ever: Márquez crowned MotoGP champ

Youngest ever: Márquez crowned MotoGP champ

Spanish sensation Marc Márquez is on a fast-track to greatness after dominating this year's MotoGP in his record-shattering rookie season where he became the youngest ever world champion at the age of 20.

Spanish firm Grifols buys Novartis blood lab

Spanish firm Grifols buys Novartis blood lab

Spanish firm Grifols is to snap up the blood transfusion diagnostics of Swiss pharmaceuticals giant Novartis for $1.68 billion (€1.25 billion), the Swiss company said on Monday, in what analysts are calling a good match.