Police fine driver for talking to passenger

Police fine driver for talking to passenger

Police have fined a driver in Spain's Canary Islands €40 ($55) for taking his eyes off the road to talk to a passenger in his vehicle.

Madrid airport makes world punctuality top ten

Madrid airport makes world punctuality top ten

Madrid's Barajas airport was among the ten most punctual in the world in November with only Munich performing better in Europe.

Gibraltarians ‘heroes of 2013’: UK poll

Gibraltarians ‘heroes of 2013’: UK poll

Readers of the UK edition of Microsoft's MSN website have chosen "the entire population of Gibraltar" as one of their heroes of the year.

Police deny Messi’s dad linked to drug money

Police deny Messi’s dad linked to drug money

Spanish police are investigating the Colombian promoters of charity football events starring Barcelona star Lionel Messi for possible laundering of drug money, sources said on Monday.

Horses used for ‘animal testing’ sold to butchers

Horses used for ‘animal testing’ sold to butchers

Spain and France were hit by another horsemeat scandal on Monday after it emerged meat from horses used for drugs testing had found its way into the food chain.

Quake rattles southern Spanish provinces

Quake rattles southern Spanish provinces

An earthquake measuring 5.5 on the Richter scale could be felt in south-western Spain on Monday morning, but no damage or injuries have been reported.

Protesters take to streets over ‘fascist’ fines

Protesters take to streets over ‘fascist’ fines

Around 2,000 protesters were met by riot police outside the Spanish parliament in Madrid on Saturday in a protest that turned violent against the country's tough new Citizen Security Law.

‘Catalonia is Spain’s next crisis’: Financial Times

‘Catalonia is Spain’s next crisis’: Financial Times

The recent decision by the president of Catalonia to call an independence poll in 2014 was "tilting Spain towards full-blooded constitutional conflict", the UK's Financial Times said on Sunday

Far-right group targets Princess in fraud case

Far-right group targets Princess in fraud case

A far-right group launched a fraud lawsuit on Friday against Spanish King Juan Carlos's daughter Cristina, the latest twist in a case that has plunged his family into scandal.