Coca-Cola workers slam lay-off deal

Coca-Cola workers slam lay-off deal

Striking Coca-Cola workers in Spain on Thursday rejected a proposed layoffs deal by the US drinks giant, demanding it halt factory closures which they say threaten nearly 1,200 jobs.

Princess gave court 550 ‘evasive’ answers

Princess gave court 550 ‘evasive’ answers

A transcript of the recent court appearance by Spain's Princess Cristina reveals that the king's youngest daughter provided some 550 evasive answers to the judge's questions about possible fraudulent business dealings on her part.

Could Spanish Duchess claim Scottish crown?

Could Spanish Duchess claim Scottish crown?

An English journalist has speculated that Spain's richest woman, the Duchess of Alba, could become queen of a newly independent Scotland should it vote to break from the UK in a referendum scheduled for September.

Barça indicted in Neymar signing scandal

Barça indicted in Neymar signing scandal

A Spanish judge has indicted FC Barcelona on Thursday over alleged tax crimes linked to their signing of Brazilian star striker Neymar, a court source has said.

Spain deports Kazakh despite torture threat

Spain deports Kazakh despite torture threat

The Spanish government said on Wednesday it has approved the extradition to Kazakhstan of the former chief of security of a Kazakh banker-turned-dissident despite warnings from rights groups that he will face torture.

Madrid blocks Catalan vote on independence

Madrid blocks Catalan vote on independence

The Spanish Parliament on Thursday voted overwhelming in favour of a motion designed to block Catalonia's 'right to decide' on self-rule by holding an independence referendum.

Spain’s ‘mafia’ eateries spark Italian outrage

Spain’s ‘mafia’ eateries spark Italian outrage

A chain of mafia-themed restaurants is winning plenty of fans in Spain but some Italians are less than thrilled about the crime-inspired eateries.

Key summit could ‘spell end of armed Eta’

Key summit could ‘spell end of armed Eta’

Hopes have risen for the disarmament of western Europe's last major violent separatist group, the Basque movement Eta, ahead of a visit on Friday by international experts seeking a settlement.

VIDEO: Police slammed for pepper spraying pigs

VIDEO: Police slammed for pepper spraying pigs

Two policemen from the island of Majorca who filmed themselves using self-defence spray on pigs and laughing before uploading the video to the internet have been officially reported by a Spanish animals rights groups.

Footballer fined for child cancer support message

Footballer fined for child cancer support message

A player with Spanish Second Division football club Real Jaén, has been fined €2,000 ($2,740) for revealing a t-shirt on which he had written "Courage, little ones" in support of children with cancer while celebrating a goal.

Works restart on Panama Canal megaproject

Works restart on Panama Canal megaproject

Work to widen the Panama Canal will resume on Thursday, an official said, two weeks after the huge project involving Spanish builder Sacyr was suspended over $1.6 billion (€1.16 billion) in cost overruns.

‘Atletico tie not over yet’: AC Milan coach

‘Atletico tie not over yet’: AC Milan coach

AC Milan coach Clarence Seedorf said the Italians' Champions League quarter-final bid is far from over despite suffering a 1-0 defeat to high-flying Atletico Madrid on Wednesday.