Spain laughs at Madrid mayor’s blank CV

Spain laughs at Madrid mayor’s blank CV

Madrid mayor Ana Botella was again the butt of all the jokes on Twitter after her CV was mysteriously left blank in a brochure given out at the World Economic Forum in Switzerland on Wednesday.

Finding a job won’t stop you being poor: EU

Finding a job won’t stop you being poor: EU

Finding a job in Spain is no guarantee that you will manage to climb out of poverty. This is the sobering finding of a new EU report on employment and social trends.

‘Spaniards are taking our jobs’: French builders

‘Spaniards are taking our jobs’: French builders

French builders claim Spanish companies are stealing work from them, paying lower wages and cutting corners to win construction contracts.

Chinaleaks: Beijing blocks Spanish news site

Chinaleaks: Beijing blocks Spanish news site

The Chinese government has blocked the website of Spain's biggest selling newspaper, El País, after it published a report based on leaked documents revealing the hidden offshore assets of the Asian superpower's elite families.

Spanish police tweet drug smuggling tips

Spanish police tweet drug smuggling tips

Spain's National Police set the country's twittersphere alight on Tuesday after they provided their more than 700,000 followers with advice on how to avoid getting caught with drugs at the airport.

Six Pakistini police killed escorting Spanish tourist

Six Pakistini police killed escorting Spanish tourist

A Spanish tourist cycling through Pakistan received only light injuries during an ambush on Wednesday which resulted in the death of at least six of his local bodyguards. The cyclist now plans to continue his journey.

Nadal fights off Dimitrov to reach semis

Nadal fights off Dimitrov to reach semis

World number one Rafael Nadal fought off a big challenge from rising Bulgarian star Grigor Dimitrov to reach the semi-finals of the Australian Open on Wednesday.

IMF revises up Spain’s 2014 growth forecast

IMF revises up Spain’s 2014 growth forecast

The International Monetary Fund has revised up its 2014 growth forecast for Spain to 0.6 percent, or more than triple the figure it forecast in October last year, but still very modest.

Spain’s abortion law from ‘Stone Age’: French MP

Spain’s abortion law from ‘Stone Age’: French MP

A Spanish plan to tighten abortion laws will take women back to the Stone Age, French Social Affairs Minister Marisol Touraine said on Tuesday

Benzema edges Real towards Cup semis

Benzema edges Real towards Cup semis

Real Madrid took a huge step towards the Copa del Rey semi-finals with a 1-0 win away to Espanyol in the first-leg of their quarter-final tie on Tuesday.

Police arrest hitman who dismembered victims

Police arrest hitman who dismembered victims

Spanish police said on Tuesday they had arrested a suspected Colombian hitman nicknamed 'El Nino' (The Kid), accused of killing and then cutting up two compatriots whose remains were found in a Dutch canal.