‘Messi is not going anywhere’: Barcelona

‘Messi is not going anywhere’: Barcelona

Rumours that the injured Lionel Messi may be eyeing an exit from Barcelona were slammed by the clubs president on Thursday.

‘Spain stopped Al-Qaeda drone attack’: US

‘Spain stopped Al-Qaeda drone attack’: US

The FBI has praised Spain's police force for helping the US to prevent potential terrorist attacks on European cities, including an Al-Qaeda plan to deliver explosives by using drones.

Baby shock: Gran lifts lid on hospital mix-up

Baby shock: Gran lifts lid on hospital mix-up

A Spanish woman who had just given birth to a girl got the shock of her life when the baby's grandmother decided to have a peek inside the new-born's nappy.

Defiant Catalonia plans 2014 independence vote

Defiant Catalonia plans 2014 independence vote

Political parties in Catalonia forged and in-principle agreement to call a referendum next year on independence from Spain, the regional president said on Thursday, defying fierce opposition by Madrid.

Dead dictator set to lose honorary law job

Dead dictator set to lose honorary law job

Madrid's Bar Association said on Wednesday it will decide in a vote next week whether to remove Spanish dictator General Francisco Franco as its honorary dean, 38 years after his death.

Time magazine mocks Madrid mayor’s gaffe

Time magazine mocks Madrid mayor’s gaffe

Madrid mayor Ana Botella has made Time magazine's 2013 honours list — for making one of the worst political gaffes of the year.

Plane skids off runway in wild Tenerife storm

Plane skids off runway in wild Tenerife storm

A plane landing at Spain's infamous Los Rodeos airport in Tenerife skidded off the runway on Wednesday night as its wheels struggled to brake due to the amount of rainfall on the landing strip.

Police crack down on Majorca’s Russian mafia

Police crack down on Majorca’s Russian mafia

Spanish police said on Wednesday they had arrested eight people on the holiday island of Majorca as part of an operation coordinated by Interpol against a Russian organised crime group.

Neymar nets hat-trick as Barça hit Celtic for six

Neymar nets hat-trick as Barça hit Celtic for six

Neymar scored his first Barcelona hat-trick as the Catalans secured top spot in Group H of the Champions League with a 6-1 thrashing of Celtic at the Camp Nou on Wednesday.