Spanish cyclist fined €100 for eating croissant

Spanish cyclist fined €100 for eating croissant

A cyclist in Spain was fined €100 ($135) recently for eating a croissant while riding his bicycle.

Unlucky 13: UK’s Most Wanted in Spain

Unlucky 13: UK’s Most Wanted in Spain

Spain and the UK are calling for public help as they ramp up efforts to hunt down 13 criminals they believe are hiding in Spain.

Spain’s prosecutor against court for princess

Spain’s prosecutor against court for princess

Spain's public prosecutor on Thursday said he was against indicting King Juan Carlos' youngest daughter, Princess Cristina, in a graft probe that has plunged the royal family into crisis, citing lack of evidence.

Scottish men targeted in hunt for ‘Spain’s Maddy’

Scottish men targeted in hunt for ‘Spain’s Maddy’

Spanish police are investigating three Scottish men as part of their six-year hunt for a missing boy from the Canary Islands who disappeared in mysterious circumstances just eight weeks before English girl Madeleine McCann.

Spain doing better than ‘stagnant’ France

Spain doing better than ‘stagnant’ France

For the first time in nearly five years, the Spanish economy is outperforming that of France, official French figures released on Thursday show.

Madrid hands striking cleaners 2-day deadline

Madrid hands striking cleaners 2-day deadline

Madrid’s mayor has threatened to take the city’s striking street-sweepers to court if within the next 48 hours they do not carry out the minimum services required by Spanish law. Her announcement comes more than a week after the strike that has left Spain’s capital looking like a full-blown rubbish tip with a resulting slump in tourism figures.

Manufacturing giant files for bankruptcy

Manufacturing giant files for bankruptcy

Loss-making Spanish electrical appliance maker Fagor, which employs 5,700 people worldwide, said on Wednesday it had filed for bankruptcy, one of a growing number of firms to shut their doors because of financial failure.

British jet ski smuggler arrested on drug charges

British jet ski smuggler arrested on drug charges

Spanish police have detained 12 people, including a British national, suspected of belonging to a gang that used jet skis to smuggle hashish from Morocco into Spain, authorities said on Wednesday.