The driver of a 458 Italia Ferrari supercar, valued at a minimum of €240,000, crashed into a skip in the centre of the Spanish capital on Sunday night then abandoned the scene – and his car – according to witnesses.
Emergency services in Spain's Canary Islands have confirmed that the object spotted in the sea was a tug boat and not a downed passenger plane.
Protesters burned bins at a top Spanish university campus on Thursday and hundreds marched through the streets in a national strike against education cuts that has seen scores of arrests.
Student Marc Cots believes Catalans want an independence referendum so badly, they would turn out to vote even if Spain sent tanks to the region to stop them.
Eccentric British comedian Eddie Izzard, famed for his love of languages and cross-dressing, is planning six exclusive stand-up gigs in Spain's capital in April.
Foreigners, mainly British, have rushed to take advantage of a 30 percent fall in prices since 2010, leading to a 300 percent increase in purchases on the Costa Blanca compared with the start of the economic crisis, according to new figures released last week.
Ana Botella, mayor of Spain's capital city, wants to "regulate" the right to hold public demonstrations in the centre of Madrid in the wake of police clashes with protesters after last weekend's "March for Dignity".
A British financial watchdog on Wednesday said it had fined Spanish banking giant Santander almost €15 million (£12.4 million) for mis-advising customers.
Bolivian and Spanish police have rescued a three-month-old baby and his 11-year-old brother from a group of drug traffickers who held them in a bid to extort money from their mother.
Spain and Portugal are set to power back to growth this year, their central banks predicted Wednesday, as the eurozone's crisis-hit countries continue their recovery after a crippling recession.