Spain orders arrest of China’s former president

Spain orders arrest of China’s former president

Spain’s National Court authorized on Tuesday the arrest of former Chinese President Jiang Zemin and four of his officials as part of an investigation into the alleged genocide of Tibetans in the 1980s and 1990s.

Gibraltar row reheats after ship stand-off

Gibraltar row reheats after ship stand-off

Britain hauled in the Spanish ambassador on Tuesday over a "provocative" day-long stand-off in which a Spanish state research vessel defied Royal Navy orders to leave Gibraltar's territorialwaters.

City shaken after release of “elevator rapist”

City shaken after release of “elevator rapist”

An official in the Spanish city of Valladolid says locals have been suffering from 'collective psychosis' since the recent release from prison of a man known as "the elevator rapist".

‘We don’t play favourites with Spain’s Princess’

‘We don’t play favourites with Spain’s Princess’

Spain's chief prosecutor denied on Tuesday that preferential treatment was being given to King Juan Carlos's daughter Cristina, who has so far avoided a court summons in corruption and tax probes.

Ebay prankster flogs off Spanish parliament for €1

Ebay prankster flogs off Spanish parliament for €1

Bargain hunters visiting the Spanish portal of auction site ebay on Monday were startled to find that one of Spain's regional governments was up for sale at a rock-bottom price.

Dating agency sells sex with Merkel-Rajoy kiss

Dating agency sells sex with Merkel-Rajoy kiss

Dating agency Victoria Milan is advertising its services with an image of Spanish PM Mariano Rajoy kissing Germany's chancellor Angela Merkel under the slogan “100 percent discretion guaranteed. Even if you are cheating on a whole country”.

Spain police seize €10 million in drugs raid

Spain police seize €10 million in drugs raid

Spanish police said on Tuesday they had seized €10 million ($14 million) - one of their biggest cash finds ever - and 452 kilograms (100 pounds) of cocaine in raids on a drug gang.

We got it wrong on Spain: Goldman Sachs

We got it wrong on Spain: Goldman Sachs

Global investment bank Goldman Sachs admitted recently its 2012/13 predictions for Spain had been wrong and that the country had outperformed expectations.

€600K fines for Spain’s illegal protests: draft bill

€600K fines for Spain’s illegal protests: draft bill

Unauthorized protesters outside the Spanish Parliament could soon be hit with fines of up to €600,000 ($810,000) while those selling drugs or offering sexual services in front of minors could face a penalty of up to €30,000.

Spanish photos bring Africa’s astronauts to life

Spanish photos bring Africa’s astronauts to life

Photographer Cristina De Middel’s trip to Nigeria has been profitable. Not only did she exhibit her acclaimed series “The Afronauts” but also was inspired for her next project.

Spain fights for damages after oil spill verdict

Spain fights for damages after oil spill verdict

Spain will appeal for damages over the Prestige tanker disaster which choked its northwest coast in oil, the government said on Monday, after a court acquitted all defendants of causing the spill.