Israel slams Spain for ‘pro-Palestine bias’

Israel slams Spain for ‘pro-Palestine bias’

Israel has accused Spain, Britain, France and Italy of being pro-Palestinian after they summoned their Israeli ambassadors in a row over plans to expand settlements in the occupied West Bank.

Grateful Ronaldo to buy Real physios new cars

Grateful Ronaldo to buy Real physios new cars

Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo may have won the Ballon D'or on Monday, but the victory has come at a price: he will now have to buy his club's physiotherapists a new car of their choice.

‘Spain’s new abortion law should be scrapped’

‘Spain’s new abortion law should be scrapped’

Spain's controversial new abortion law caused heated debate in the European Parliament on Thursday with many liberals and left-wing politicians calling for the proposed legislation to be scrapped.

Spain’s expat exodus continues

Spain’s expat exodus continues

Spain lost nearly 200,000 registered foreign residents in 2012 as the country's economic crisis continued to bite, official figures released on Friday show.

Bad bank loans hit record high in Spain

Bad bank loans hit record high in Spain

Spanish banks reported Friday record-high bad loans, with more than one in eight rated as doubtful in November even as the financial sector prepared to exit a €41-billion ($56 billion) bailout.

VIDEO: UK drug baron arrested in Spain

VIDEO: UK drug baron arrested in Spain

Spain's Civil Guard have arrested UK drug trafficking suspect Trevor Moore on Spain's Costa del Sol in dramatic circumstances.

Spanish short clinches Oscar nomination

Spanish short clinches Oscar nomination

Spanish director Esteban Crespo has been nominated for this year's Oscars for his short film Aquel no era yo (That wasn't me), an action thriller about a voluntary worker trying to rescue child soldiers in Africa.

Messi stars as Barça cruise into Cup quarters

Messi stars as Barça cruise into Cup quarters

Lionel Messi scored twice, including one brilliant individual effort, in his first start of the year as Barcelona beat Getafe 2-0 in the second-leg of their Copa del Rey last 16 tie to progress 6-0 on aggregate.

Judge frees fireman arrested in Madrid riot

Judge frees fireman arrested in Madrid riot

A judge has released a fireman arrested for defying police during a demonstration in Madrid on Wednesday held in support of a protest against costly plans to redevelop a street in the northern city of Burgos.

Horses leap bonfires in controversial festival

Horses leap bonfires in controversial festival

More than 100 horses and riders leapt the flames of roaring bonfires in a small Spanish town in a centuries-old festival that has raised the ire of animal rights activists.