Putin slams Spain’s human rights record

Putin slams Spain’s human rights record

Russia's Foreign Affairs Ministry has issued a critical report damning Spain and all other 28 EU nations for their human rights breaches.

‘The crisis is forcing people to be creative’

‘The crisis is forcing people to be creative’

After stints as an architect and industrial designer in New York and Paris, Venezuela's Alejo Ruocco decided to follow his other great passion — making pizzas. And his business is thriving despite the crisis.

‘Argentina turmoil won’t affect Spain’s recovery’

‘Argentina turmoil won’t affect Spain’s recovery’

The eurozone's recovery will not be affected by contagion from growing fears over emerging economies, Eurogroup chief Jeroen Dijsselbloem said on Monday, comments that were echoed by Spain's Economy Minister Luis de Guindos.

‘Spain’s abortion law will boost economy’

‘Spain’s abortion law will boost economy’

The Spanish government has prepared a memo claiming that tough new abortion laws will have a "positive impact" on the country's economy thanks to an increased birth rate, it emerged on Monday.

Barça get over boss blues with Malaga win

Barça get over boss blues with Malaga win

Barça put the controversial resignation of their president Sandro Rosell behind them thanks to a 3-0 win over Malaga that sees them move back to the top of La Liga.

Spain rakes in record tourism earnings in 2013

Spain rakes in record tourism earnings in 2013

International tourists to Spain spent record sums in 2013, providing further proof of Spain's position as a global tourism heavyweight, figures released on Monday show.

Blue-eyed caveman from Spain rewrites prehistory

Blue-eyed caveman from Spain rewrites prehistory

The 7,000-year-old remains of a Spaniard found in a cave in 2006 have helped scientists uncover a breed of early Europeans that no longer exists: dark-skinned and blue-eyed.

Spain may close files on Guantanamo torture

Spain may close files on Guantanamo torture

Planned changes to Spain's judicial system could see the country's judges closing the files on cases including alleged Chinese genocide in Tibet and possible torture in the US prison facility of Guantanamo Bay.

Spain’s faulty ‘Air Force One’ fails prince again

Spain’s faulty ‘Air Force One’ fails prince again

A state-owned plane carrying Prince Felipe and members of the Spanish Government was forced to make an emergency landing in the Dominican Republic on Sunday after pilots reported an oil leak on board.

Spanish-led ‘terror cell’ uncovered in Morocco

Spanish-led ‘terror cell’ uncovered in Morocco

Morocco has uncovered a jihadist cell led by a Spanish army veteran who later fought in Afghanistan with Al-Qaeda, the interior ministry said on Saturday.