‘Human rights key to EU–Cuba relations’: Spain

‘Human rights key to EU–Cuba relations’: Spain

Cuba will have to respect human rights if it wants to see its trade and diplomatic relations by the European Union upgraded as mooted recently, Spain's foreign minister said on Monday.

VIDEO: Dancing woman swept away by wave

VIDEO: Dancing woman swept away by wave

A woman tempted fate by dancing in the face of oncoming waves during recent wild weather in northern Spain. It was always going to end badly.

Spain overtakes China in world tourism race

Spain overtakes China in world tourism race

Spain announced on Tuesday it has retaken the number three spot in world tourism in 2013, overtaking China by luring a record 60.6 million international visitors.

Scientists unlock mystery of foaming beer

Scientists unlock mystery of foaming beer

A group of Spanish scientists have discovered why beer froths up when two bottles are struck vertically against each other. The findings could help predict how much gas is released during volcanic eruptions.

Homeless man shoots himself in testicles

Homeless man shoots himself in testicles

A Spanish squatter who threatened a group of neighbours after they tried to stop him from moving in to their apartment building shot himself in the testicles with the gun he was brandishing.

Brokeback Mountain opera premieres in Spain

Brokeback Mountain opera premieres in Spain

"Brokeback Mountain", the Oscar-winning epic about the relationship between two cowboys in the American West, is coming to the stage as an opera, with a world premiere in Madrid this month.

Public Wi-Fi network blocks gay sites

Public Wi-Fi network blocks gay sites

A local council in Madrid is under fire after it emerged the municipality's new public Wi-Fi network blocked the sites of some of Spain's major gay associations.

‘Princess Cristina is innocent’: Spanish PM

‘Princess Cristina is innocent’: Spanish PM

Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy boldly defended the embattled youngest daughter of King Juan Carlos during a rare television interview on Monday, saying he was "convinced" she would be found innocent by the courts.

Barça bosses want new stadium at Camp Nou

Barça bosses want new stadium at Camp Nou

Barcelona president Sandro Rosell on Monday dismissed the idea of building a new stadium elsewhere in the Catalan city and instead proposed that the Spanish club build on the site of the Camp Nou.

Spanish mag publishes topless Julie Gayet pics

Spanish mag publishes topless Julie Gayet pics

A Spanish magazine has cashed in on the controversy surrounding the alleged affair between French President François Hollande and Julie Gayet by publishing topless photos of the French actress on its front cover.