High court hands lesbian mums dual maternity

High court hands lesbian mums dual maternity

Spain's Supreme Court has given a divorced lesbian couple joint custody of the twin girls they had whi le married to each other.

Cop blows off suspect’s testicles with grenade

Cop blows off suspect’s testicles with grenade

A Catalan policeman who blew off the testicles of a suspect with a stun grenade will spend a year behind bars and have to pay the victim €168,000 ($231,000) in damages.

Barcelona’s golden year sparks baby boom

Barcelona’s golden year sparks baby boom

The birth rate in Spain's Catalonia region spiked after Barcelona football club lifted six trophies in 2009, medical researchers have proven.

VIDEO: Spanish cop’s handbrake fail

VIDEO: Spanish cop’s handbrake fail

It could be a scene from a comedy sketch, but this policeman's lapse of concentration is as funny as it is real.

Named: The most influential Spaniard ever

Named: The most influential Spaniard ever

Just one Spaniard rates among the 100 most important people in history, according to a new software programme which ranks millions of online pages.

Spain’s ‘become a foreigner’ ad goes viral

Spain’s ‘become a foreigner’ ad goes viral

A well-known Spanish food company has launched an advertising campaign which features a flurry of Spanish celebrities changing their nationality. The viral video has been met with mixed reactions.

Spaniards earn half as much as people in US

Spaniards earn half as much as people in US

Spaniards earn more than three times the global median income of $2,920 (€2,120), new research shows, but still pocket a median of only $7,284 a year.

EU targets Barça and Real over illegal aid

EU targets Barça and Real over illegal aid

The European Commission will on Wednesday launch a formal investigation into seven Spanish football clubs, including Barcelona and Real Madrid, after complaints they accepted illegal state aid, Spain's foreign minister said.

Bailout chiefs urge Spain to push reform

Bailout chiefs urge Spain to push reform

International creditors who rescued Spain's tottering banks said on Monday the sector was on the way to recovery but warned Madrid to be vigilant as the bailout winds up.