‘Drones could defend Spain’s African borders’

‘Drones could defend Spain’s African borders’

Spain could use drones to shore up its African borders in Ceuta and Melilla instead of the razor wire deterrent currently being used, the country's opposition socialist PSOE party said on Thursday.

Spanish PM warns Scots on independence

Spanish PM warns Scots on independence

Spain's Prime Minister on Wednesday warned that Scotland would not automatically remain in the EU if the country voted to become independent in 2014 — a message that many in the Spanish media believe was actually directed at Catalonia.

British ‘caveman’ crushed to death in Spain

British ‘caveman’ crushed to death in Spain

A 60-year-old British citizen who lived in a cave in the southern Spanish town of Guadix was found dead in his home on Wednesday.

Spain declares two-year recession officially over

Spain declares two-year recession officially over

Spain said on Thursday it has technically escaped a two-year recession by posting feeble growth in the third quarter, but with an unemployment rate still towering at 26 percent.

Hollywood breathes life into Spain’s Canaries

Hollywood breathes life into Spain’s Canaries

Hollywood filmmakers have become unexpected saviours in Spain's Canary Islands with two new mega-productions bringing jobs to local communities and providing much needed relief into a struggling local cinema sector.

Spain backtracks on €600,000 protest fines

Spain backtracks on €600,000 protest fines

Spain has bowed to public pressure by downscaling proposed tough new security laws which would have seen unauthorized protests outside the country's parliament hit with fines of up to €600,000 ($814,000).

Ten-man Real stroll past hapless Galatasary

Ten-man Real stroll past hapless Galatasary

Gareth Bale scored a marvellous free-kick as 10-man Real Madrid eased into the last 16 of the Champions League with a 4-1 win over Galatasaray on Wednesday.

Barcelona–Paris fast train tickets go on sale

Barcelona–Paris fast train tickets go on sale

It's official: Spain and France's leaders announced on Wednesday the launch of a direct fast-train service between Barcelona and Paris on December 15th. Tickets go on sale on Thursday with prices for a one-way ticket ranging from €59 ($80) to €170.