Fifty youths arrested in rowdy uni demo

Fifty youths arrested in rowdy uni demo

Police arrested 50 people who burned bins and occupied offices at a top Spanish university on Wednesday in a protest against education cuts, authorities said.

Spaniards crowned European road rage kings

Spaniards crowned European road rage kings

A study has revealed that Spanish motorists are more likely to honk their horns, insult or pass other road users on the wrong side than other European drivers.

580,000 Spanish kids glued to TV after bedtime

580,000 Spanish kids glued to TV after bedtime

Experts say TV networks are deliberately airing children's favourite TV shows until as late as 1.30 in the morning in a bid to increase ratings.

Serial texter suffers first case of ‘WhatsAppitis’

Serial texter suffers first case of ‘WhatsAppitis’

Prestigious medical journal 'The Lancet' has recorded a diagnosis of 'WhatsAppitis" in the case of a pregnant woman in Granada who arrived at hospital with sore wrists after over-using the mobile phone text message service.

Spanish police rescue 180 smuggled puppies

Spanish police rescue 180 smuggled puppies

The dogs were brought illegally from Slovakia to be sold as pets and police say that a veterinary surgeon has been charged with falsifying their documents.

Shakira slammed for singing in Catalan

Shakira slammed for singing in Catalan

Online criticism of the Colombian singer by opponents of Catalan independence has been reported in media around the world after the Colombian star recorded a song in the language of her newly adopted home.

Fire tragedy claims four young siblings

Fire tragedy claims four young siblings

Four children belonging to the same family — aged 3, 5, 8 and 12 — have died in a blaze which occurred on Tuesday night in a block of flats in Tarragona, Catalonia.

Spanish scientists build Mars on Earth

Spanish scientists build Mars on Earth

Spanish scientists have built Mars here on Earth — at least within the walls of a simulation chamber that mimics conditions on the Red Planet down to its Martian dust, according to a paper out Tuesday.

‘Catalonia independence vote is illegal’: judges

‘Catalonia independence vote is illegal’: judges

Spanish judges ruled on Tuesday that a planned independence referendum in Catalonia was illegal, dealing a blow to the indebted region's drive for self-rule.