Politician caught viewing ‘nudie pics’ in parliament

Politician caught viewing ‘nudie pics’ in parliament

A top local politician in northern Spain caused a stir on Monday when he was caught on camera looking at steamy photos of a transsexual in a magazine during a parliamentary session.

Watchdog slams ‘illegal’ draft security law

Watchdog slams ‘illegal’ draft security law

Spain's top legal watchdog has weighed into the heated debate about the country's tough draft Citizen Security law, saying proposals such as allowing private security firms to arrest people are unconstitutional.

Spain sets transplant record with 45 in one day

Spain sets transplant record with 45 in one day

Spanish doctors performed an amazing 45 organ transplants on Thursday February 20th, setting a new national record for the number of such operations performed in a single day.

Less tax and more jobs: PM promises Spain

Less tax and more jobs: PM promises Spain

Spain will raise its economic growth forecast for 2014 to 1.0 percent and sees growth of 1.5 percent in 2015, Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy said on Tuesday during an economy-focused State of the Nation-style speech.

Police get rubber bullet ban after migrant deaths

Police get rubber bullet ban after migrant deaths

Spain's interior ministry confirmed on Tuesday that Civil Guard chiefs in Spain's north-African enclaves of Ceuta and Melilla have ordered officers not to use of rubber bullets against would-be immigrants.

X Factor star to represent Spain at Eurovision

X Factor star to represent Spain at Eurovision

Former X Factor star Ruth Lorenzo will represent Spain at the 2014 edition of the massively popular Eurovision Song Contest after beating out four other hopefuls at the national finals with her song Dancing in the Rain.

Spanish scientists film massive lunar smash

Spanish scientists film massive lunar smash

A team of Spanish astronomers have reported the record-breaking impact of a meteorite 'with the mass of a small car' on the moon's surface, the brightest lunar collision ever seen from Earth.

‘Spain has empty homes for all EU’s homeless’

‘Spain has empty homes for all EU’s homeless’

Europe has over 11 million empty properties, 3.4 million of which are in Spain, which is more than enough to house the continent’s homeless population of 4.1 million, a UK newspaper has reported.

Barça pays out €13.5m over Neymar transfer

Barça pays out €13.5m over Neymar transfer

Spanish football champions Barcelona said on Monday they would make a voluntary tax payment of €13.5 million ($18.5 million) over the club's signing of Brazilian star striker Neymar but denied tax fraud.

Spain reopens amazing prehistoric Altamira cave

Spain reopens amazing prehistoric Altamira cave

The Altamira Cave in northern Spain and its incredible prehistoric paintings will reopen to the public from Thursday after being closed for a dozen years, but only five people a week will be allowed in for visits of just eight minutes.

Zuckerberg takes centre stage in Barcelona

Zuckerberg takes centre stage in Barcelona

Billionaire Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg answered questions on Monday at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona and defended his huge €14 billion ($19 billion) takeover of free mobile messaging service WhatsApp, saying it is actually worth much more.