Syrian opposition holds unity talks in Spain

Syrian opposition holds unity talks in Spain

Supporters of the Syrian opposition kicked off two days of talks in Spain on Thursday to try to narrow their differences ahead of a planned peace conference, the Spanish government said.

‘We want to put Syrian chemical waste in Spain’

‘We want to put Syrian chemical waste in Spain’

Spanish PM Mariano Rajoy has rejected the US's request to store 15 tonnes of sarin and mustard gas waste from the Syrian conflict in a port in Catalonia, a Spanish newspaper reported on Thursday.

Real Madrid clears Di María over ‘lewd’ gesture

Real Madrid clears Di María over ‘lewd’ gesture

Real Madrid winger Ángel di María has been cleared of any wrongdoing by the club over a gesture he made after being substituted during their 3-0 win over Celta Vigo this week, the Spanish club said on Thursday.

Child films security guards attacking parents

Child films security guards attacking parents

A Christmas holiday in Spain turned into a nightmare for a married couple from France when they were beaten up by security guards at a supermarket. One of their young children managed to secretly film the brutal incident.

Spain’s borrowing costs tumble in 2014’s first sale

Spain’s borrowing costs tumble in 2014’s first sale

Spain's long-term borrowing costs fell on Thursday in its first bond sale of the year, the central bank said, amid signs of financial strengthening in crisis-hit eurozone economies.

‘Most wanted’ UK fugitive convicted in Spain

‘Most wanted’ UK fugitive convicted in Spain

Andrew Moran, one of the UK's most wanted criminals in hiding, was sentenced to six years and six months in prison by a Madrid court on Wednesday for crimes committed while on the run in Spain.

China outraged by ‘racist’ Spanish TV sketch

China outraged by ‘racist’ Spanish TV sketch

China's embassy in Spain has demanded an apology from Spanish TV channel Telecinco after a 'vulgar' and 'insulting' comedy sketch they aired during their New Year Gala caused anger across the Asian superpower.

Pic of the day: View of Majorca from Barcelona

Pic of the day: View of Majorca from Barcelona

A scientist from Barcelona's Fabra Observatory on Monday captured a stunning image of the island of Majorca as seen from the Catalan capital.

Welcome back: Messi scores twice in 4-0 win

Welcome back: Messi scores twice in 4-0 win

Lionel Messi scored twice on his first appearance in 59 days as Barcelona cruised towards the quarter-finals of the Copa del Rey with a 4-0 win over Getafe in the first leg of their last 16 tie.

Police arrest eight in Eta raid that nearly failed

Police arrest eight in Eta raid that nearly failed

Spanish police on Wednesday raided a group which supports prisoners from the armed Basque separatist group Eta, despite Spain's interior ministry nearly giving the game away by tweeting about the raid before it actually happened.