Father of three, Barcelona fan and lover of French literature, this unassuming figure might just — at a stretch — one day be the leader of a brand new country. Meet our 'Spanish' Face of the Week, the President of Catalonia Artur Mas.
Spain vowed on Friday to stand firm on its policy on ETA prisoners even though jailed members of the armed Basque separatist group have softened their stance on key demands.
City authorities will be keeping a close watch on the Three Wise Men at Sunday's Epiphany parade to prevent children from being injured in the chaos caused by the offer of free candy.
Spain's government said on Friday it was in talks with Panama and Spanish builder Sacyr to try an hammer out a solution to a row over a $1.6 billion (€1.17 billion) cost overrun on expansion work on the Panama Canal.
Police on the Spanish island of Tenerife rescued a man locked in a car boot on New Year's Day because he was drunk.
Spanish police have arrested two women who tried to smuggle cocaine into the country under elaborate wigs.
King Juan Carlos told the UK he "didn't really want" The Rock back as it would prompt Morocco to claim Ceuta and Melilla as theirs, new documents released by the UK Government on Friday show.
Spain's Amancio Ortega, the head of the Inditex textile group and Europe's richest man, saw his fortune grow by $8.9 billion (€6.52 billion) in 2013, Bloomberg reported on Thursday, highlighting what was a great year for the world's wealthy.
After a short winter break, Spain's top-flight clubs are back in action this weekend with Barcelona and Atlético Madrid jostling for position at the top of the table and a Basque derby also on the cards.
UPDATED: Spain's unemployment figures saw a record monthly fall in December with 107,570 fewer people visiting the country's employment offices, while 64,097 people found work in the same period.
Panama's president warned on Thursday he would visit Europe to force a Spanish-led consortium to drop a threat to suspend expansion work on the Panama Canal, as a row over a $1.6 billion (€1.17 billion) cost overrun escalated.