Internet pirates face eight years in prison

Internet pirates face eight years in prison

Three Spaniards face up to eight years in jail for running an illegal download site, as Spain clamps down on rampant internet piracy.

Spain eases path for expat entrepreneurs

Spain eases path for expat entrepreneurs

A growing number of expat entrepreneurs are making the most of new Spanish laws designed to breathe life into small businesses and promote foreign investment. Here, Andrea Maltman speaks to Spain's new crop of expat self-starters.

Spain inflation hits zero for first time in four years

Spain inflation hits zero for first time in four years

Spanish inflation slowed to zero in October, official data showed, in line with falling rates around Europe which have raised the risk of deflation that could threaten economic recovery.

Judge acquits Prestige crew over Spain oil spill

Judge acquits Prestige crew over Spain oil spill

A judge on Wednesday acquitted crew members and a top maritime official of causing a massive oil spill off Spain in 2002, one of Europe's worst environmental disasters

Man nearly loses penis after prostitute attack

Man nearly loses penis after prostitute attack

A Malaga man almost had his penis sliced off by a knife-wielding prostitute after an argument over the price of an orgy.

Spain ‘big improvers’ in English language stakes

Spain ‘big improvers’ in English language stakes

Spaniards are among Europe's biggest improvers in terms of English language skills, with the economic crisis a driving force for that change, a new study reveals.

EU rubbishes Spain’s Erasmus cutback claims

EU rubbishes Spain’s Erasmus cutback claims

The European Commission has dismissed claims by Spain’s highly unpopular Education Minister that grants for Spanish students on Erasmus, the European university exchange programme, will be halved next year.

Spain awaits verdict on Prestige oil disaster

Spain awaits verdict on Prestige oil disaster

A Spanish court will on Wednesday deliver a verdict on one of Europe's worst oil spills, 11 years after the tanker Prestige spilled 50,000 tonnes of fuel off the Spanish coast.

Half-Filipino Iglesias backs typhoon relief

Half-Filipino Iglesias backs typhoon relief

Spanish pop superstar singer Enrique Iglesias, whose mother is from the Philippines, on Tuesday urged his fans to give money to help victims of the devastating Typhoon Haiyan.