Nabbed nativity king comes bearing protests

Nabbed nativity king comes bearing protests

A life-size figurine of King Balthazar, stolen two days ago from a nativity scene in the Spanish city of Santiago de Compostela, has been returned bearing a placard denouncing the use of razor wire on the Spain-Morocco border.

VIDEO: How poverty is etched on our faces

VIDEO: How poverty is etched on our faces

A Spanish NGO has launched a chilling video that highlights how poverty can affect our physical appearance.

‘No Job Land’ film shows Spain’s crisis misery

‘No Job Land’ film shows Spain’s crisis misery

A seven-minute video documenting the devastating effects of the economic crisis on three families in Madrid has become a hit on internet social networks despite painting a bleak picture of life in Spain.

Broke Valencia FC to be rescued by billionaire

Broke Valencia FC to be rescued by billionaire

Singaporean businessman Peter Lim has made a bid to take over financially-stricken La Liga side Valencia and wipe out its debts, the club's president Amadeo Salvo announced on Sunday.

Femen bare breasts at church in abortion demo

Femen bare breasts at church in abortion demo

Feminist activists mounted a bare-breasted protest outside a Madrid church on Monday to decry Spain's plan to ban women from freely opting for abortion.

Scotland slams UK-Spain independence ‘stitch-up’

Scotland slams UK-Spain independence ‘stitch-up’

Alex Salmond, the Scottish First Minister, has accused the Spanish and British governments of "plotting hand-in-glove" to "stitch-up" Scotland ahead of its forthcoming referendum on independence from the United Kingdom.

‘Obsessive’ Spain blocks Gibraltar’s typhoon aid

‘Obsessive’ Spain blocks Gibraltar’s typhoon aid

British and Gibraltarian MPs have slammed Spain for blocking emergency food and aid from the Rock destined for the typhoon-hit Philippines.

VIRAL VIDEO: Cops hit female pro-choicers

VIRAL VIDEO: Cops hit female pro-choicers

Footage showing police striking unarmed women with batons before arresting them in Madrid on Friday after a protest against abortion reforms has been widely shared on the internet.

Pedro’s eight-minute    hat-trick rescues Barça

Pedro’s eight-minute hat-trick rescues Barça

Barcelona ensured they will finish 2013 on top of La Liga as an eight-minute hat-trick from Pedro Rodriguez helped them come from 2-0 down to win 5-2 at Getafe on Sunday.

Bankia rides rollercoaster from ruin to riches

Bankia rides rollercoaster from ruin to riches

Bankia, after dragging the entire Spanish financial system to the brink of catastrophe, is about to make a remarkable comeback to the top ranks of the Madrid stock market.