Spain’s school dropout rate highest in Europe

Spain’s school dropout rate highest in Europe

Although Spain has made some progress in improving its school dropout rate in recent years, nearly one in four young Spaniards are still dropping out of school early — the highest rate in the European Union.

David Cameron to catch Easter sun in Spain

David Cameron to catch Easter sun in Spain

UK Prime Minister David Cameron is set to visit the increasingly popular Canary Island of Lanzarote for Easter.

Abortion Travel agency: ‘We should never exist’

Abortion Travel agency: ‘We should never exist’

A women's lobby group has set up a fictitious travel agency offering all-inclusive 'abortion holidays' abroad as an ominous reminder of what Spanish women may be forced to do if a tough new law is passed in May.

Spain’s part-time workers among EU’s unhappiest

Spain’s part-time workers among EU’s unhappiest

Spain's growing army of part-time workers are more dissatisfied with their job situation than almost anyone else in Europe, new EU figures on underemployment show.

Spain’s tight-knit families a thing of the past

Spain’s tight-knit families a thing of the past

Despite Spain's reputation for being a family-oriented nation, new official figures have revealed some surprising facts about how Spanish society is becoming increasingly fragmented.

‘Wanted: Busty women’: Job ad sparks storm

‘Wanted: Busty women’: Job ad sparks storm

The organizers of a major comic fair in Barcelona are fuming after a recruitment firm placed a job ad on their website for hostesses with a minimum bust measurement of 95 centimetres (37 inches).

Brits to take over Spanish olive oil giant

Brits to take over Spanish olive oil giant

Spanish olive oil giant Deoleo said Thursday it has picked British group CVC Capital's takeover bid, which values the company at €439 million($605 million).

Protesters march against police violence in Spain

Protesters march against police violence in Spain

Hundreds of chanting demonstrators marched through the streets of Madrid on Thursday to protest against alleged police violence at a large anti-austerity demonstration in the Spanish capital last month.