Woman gets jail term for pro-terrorism tweets

Woman gets jail term for pro-terrorism tweets

A young Spanish woman has been given a one-year suspended sentence for tweeting "highly radicalized and violent" content in which she glorified Spain's extreme-left terrorist group GRAPO.

Police reveal extent of bribes to ruling party

Police reveal extent of bribes to ruling party

Spanish police investigating one of the country's biggest ever corruption scandals have released a list of 'gifts' including plasma TVs, Cuban cigars and Mont Blanc pens allegedly given to top Popular Party officials to curry favour in return for public contracts.

Real hope for lenient ban for Ronaldo’s ‘aggro’

Real hope for lenient ban for Ronaldo’s ‘aggro’

Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti is hopeful that Cristiano Ronaldo will avoid a lengthy suspension despite his controversial sending-off in Sunday night's 1-1 draw at Athletic Bilbao in La Liga.

Mystery Spanish cat found in Scottish garage

Mystery Spanish cat found in Scottish garage

A cat fitted with a microchip in the Canary Islands has been discovered hiding in an Aberdeen garage after making a mystery solo trip.

Spain’s cancer rate: More cases, fewer deaths

Spain’s cancer rate: More cases, fewer deaths

The World Health Organization said on Tuesday the globe is facing a "tidal wave" of cancer, a trend which seems to apply to Spain as cancer rates have grown by nearly 10 percent in five years.

Spain starts 2014 with more unemployed

Spain starts 2014 with more unemployed

Spain's unemployment queue grew in January but by the smallest margin since 2007, before the economy entered five years of stop-start recession that destroyed millions of jobs, government figures showed on Tuesday.

Almost all Spaniards think corruption is rife

Almost all Spaniards think corruption is rife

Ninety-five percent of Spaniards believe that the institutions of their country are corrupt, according to a European Commission report published on Monday that described the problem across the EU as "breathtaking".

Cyclist rejects blame for Pakistani cop deaths

Cyclist rejects blame for Pakistani cop deaths

A Spanish around-the-world cyclist has released a gripping account of the moment he came under attack and was hit by shrapnel while crossing Pakistan. He's also denied any implication in the death of six policemen who were allegedly acting as his bodyguards.

UN urges Spain to drop Civil War taboos

UN urges Spain to drop Civil War taboos

A UN expert on Monday urged Spain to break a decades-long taboo by investigating atrocities allegedly committed in its 1936-39 civil war and the Franco dictatorship that followed.