Madrid airport renamed after Spain’s late PM

Madrid airport renamed after Spain’s late PM

Spain will rename Madrid's main airport after Adolfo Suarez, the country's first post-Franco prime minister who died at the weekend, the government said on Monday.

Femen attack pro-life demo disguised as death

Femen attack pro-life demo disguised as death

Five activists belonging to controversial feminist group Femen have staged a protest against an anti-abortion demonstration in Spain's capital by baring their breasts and painting skulls on their faces.

Protester loses testicle in rubber bullet attack

Protester loses testicle in rubber bullet attack

A 23-year-old participant in Saturday's 'March for Dignity' in Madrid, has had his left testicle surgically removed after being shot by riot police with a rubber bullet.

Hundreds honour Spain’s ‘father of democracy’

Hundreds honour Spain’s ‘father of democracy’

Spaniards flocked to the nation's parliament on Monday to pay their respects to Adolfo Suarez, the prime minister who led the country to democracy after decades of dictatorship under Franco.

Spaniard strips in front of Italian masterpiece

Spaniard strips in front of Italian masterpiece

A Spanish tourist startled visitors to Florence's Uffizi gallery on Saturday after stripping naked in front of one of the most famous artworks of the Renaissance.

Spanish mayor ‘used cop as personal car washer’

Spanish mayor ‘used cop as personal car washer’

Manuel Meléndez, mayor of El Pedroso in the province of Seville, will appear in court on Tuesday to face multiple charges of harassing a local policeman by lowering his wage, taking away his firearm, shouting at him and making him wash his car.

Barça clinch epic Clásico decider

Barça clinch epic Clásico decider

Barcelona moved to within a point of Real Madrid at the top of La Liga as they twice came from behind thanks to a Lionel Messi hat-trick to edge a thrilling El Clásico 4-3 at the Santiago Bernabeu.

Spain’s first post-dictatorship PM dies

Spain’s first post-dictatorship PM dies

Adolfo Suarez, the prime minister who led post-Franco Spain to democracy, died on Sunday at a Madrid hospital, his family's spokesman said. He was 81.