Spain frees 14 more Eta prisoners in rights row

Spain frees 14 more Eta prisoners in rights row

A Spanish court on Tuesday freed a further 14 jailed members of Basque armed separatist group Eta, a court source said, under a rights ruling that has outraged victims' families.

Spanish ham slicer slashes Guinness record

Spanish ham slicer slashes Guinness record

A young Spanish cortador, or ham slicer, broke all records on Monday when he spent more than 25 hours at the knife.

Fifa boss blasts racist football fans in Spain

Fifa boss blasts racist football fans in Spain

FIFA president Sepp Blatter has said he was "sickened" to see some Real Betis supporters racially abuse their own player, Brazilian defender Paulao, in the Seville derby against Sevilla on Sunday.

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Spain hits 2013 debt market targets

Spain announced on Tuesday it had completed its programme aimed at raising €121 billion ($164 billion) from the debt markets to finance the state in 2013.

Union spends €100K on fake designer gifts

Union spends €100K on fake designer gifts

Spain's biggest workers' union used EU funds meant for training courses for the unemployed to instead buy 700 counterfeit briefcases, a Spanish newspaper reported on Tuesday.

UK slams Spain in ‘diplomatic bag’ row

UK slams Spain in ‘diplomatic bag’ row

Britain has made a formal protest to Madrid after Spanish officials opened British diplomatic bags on the border with Gibraltar in a "serious infringement" of the Vienna Convention, the Foreign Office said on Tuesday.

‘Spanish nurses wipe backsides in Germany’

‘Spanish nurses wipe backsides in Germany’

The head of Spain's top nursing association said he was "ashamed" that Spanish nurses were leaving for Germany to do menial health care work at a time when Spain itself needs over 100,000 new nurses.

Fake police target Spain’s unluckiest jeweller

Fake police target Spain’s unluckiest jeweller

A jeweller who's been the victim of countless robberies was lucky to keep his booty after a heist by two thieves dressed as Spanish military officers didn't go according to plan.

Spain and Argentina agree to YPF talks

Spain and Argentina agree to YPF talks

Argentina, Spain and Mexico have agreed to negotiate a deal on Buenos Aires' 2012 nationalization of Repsol's stake in YPF, the Economy Ministry said Monday.

Depleted Barça talk up chances against Ajax

Depleted Barça talk up chances against Ajax

Barcelona coach Gerardo Martino has said Ajax should take encouragement from the fact that four-time World Player of the Year Lionel Messi will miss their Champions League clash on Tuesday.

Spain’s workers suffer in new mean, lean economy

Spain’s workers suffer in new mean, lean economy

Fearful of joining the one in four workers out of a job, Spanish employees are accepting ever deeper salary cuts as they pay the price of the economy's growing competitiveness.