Spain green-lights tough new abortion law

Spain green-lights tough new abortion law

Spain's government agreed on Friday to ban women from opting freely for abortions, outraging pro-choice campaigners who say the move will take the country back to the 1980s.

Spain top Fifa rankings for sixth straight year

Spain top Fifa rankings for sixth straight year

Spain have ended 2013 in top spot in the official rankings for the sixth year in a row, the sport's governing body Fifa said on Thursday.

Xmas lamb thieves ‘made getaway in wheelchair’

Xmas lamb thieves ‘made getaway in wheelchair’

Thieves who stole lamb worth €640 ($875) from a market in Majorca were arrested after police spotted them fleeing the scene of the crime in a wheelchair.

Planned 11% rise in power bills shocks Spain

Planned 11% rise in power bills shocks Spain

Spain's energy minister said on Friday Spain's electricity prices would "under no circumstances" rise 11 percent in January, a day after the announcement of the hike caused a political storm.

Spain braces for wet and windy Christmas

Spain braces for wet and windy Christmas

If you're planning to spend Christmas in Spain, make sure you keep an umbrella handy! Spain's official weather agency has forecast rain and even snow across much of the mainland for the 24th and 25th.

Top spot under threat for Neymar-less Barça

Top spot under threat for Neymar-less Barça

Barcelona will have to do without both Neymar and Lionel Messi as they try to ensure they finish 2013 at the top of La Liga when they visit Getafe on Sunday.

New abortion law ‘return to dark ages’: opponents

New abortion law ‘return to dark ages’: opponents

Spain's government says it will meet on Friday to tighten abortion laws, sparking an outcry from pro-choice groups who warn of a return to the 1980s, when women had to go abroad to end unwanted pregnancies.