Abortion takes centre stage at Spain’s Oscars

Abortion takes centre stage at Spain’s Oscars

A controversial plan in Spain to scrap easy access to abortions took centre stage at the Goya Awards, the country's equivalent of the Oscars, with several actresses slamming the reform as they accepted their prizes.

Spain probes hidden-cam film of princess in court

Spain probes hidden-cam film of princess in court

Spanish authorities launched a probe on Monday to find who filmed a hidden-camera video of King Juan Carlos's youngest daughter Cristina testifying in a closed-door corruption hearing.

Brits cry fowl over Spanish-led duck cull

Brits cry fowl over Spanish-led duck cull

The British government has been criticized for its 'Captain Ahab-style' persecution of ruddy ducks, after it complied with diplomatic requests from Madrid to eliminate the species to prevent it flying south to cross-breed with Spain's own native white-headed duck.

‘Spain and Morocco must end migrant abuse’

‘Spain and Morocco must end migrant abuse’

Human Rights Watch has called on Morocco and Spain to end the abusive treatment of sub-Saharan immigrants, after at least nine migrants drowned trying to reach the Spanish territory of Ceuta last Thursday.

‘Smart’ power meters shock Spaniards

‘Smart’ power meters shock Spaniards

In an embarrassing blow to Spain's electricity industry, the national markets and competition watchdog CNMC has said that so-called 'smart meters', which are being fitted compulsorily across the country, will benefit only energy companies because users are unable to access the information they gather.

3.5 million ‘Spanish’ Jews to apply for citizenship

3.5 million ‘Spanish’ Jews to apply for citizenship

Jewish associations expect 3.5 million Sephardic Jews to apply for Spanish citizenship after Spain's Justice Ministry approved a draft law which will allow them to return to the country their ancestors were kicked out of more than 500 years ago.

Messi double takes Barça back to top of La Liga

Messi double takes Barça back to top of La Liga

A double from Lionel Messi guided Barcelona back to the top of La Liga as they came from behind to beat Sevilla 4-1 in atrocious weather conditions on Sunday.

Wanted: suspected UK murderers in Spain

Wanted: suspected UK murderers in Spain

Spanish police said on Sunday they were on the hunt for five foreign fugitives who are thought to be hiding in Spain, including two British men and a Colombian woman wanted for murder.