‘Dirty’ cops summoned over Chinese mafia gifts

‘Dirty’ cops summoned over Chinese mafia gifts

Two police officers accused of accepting gifts including legs of ham and tickets to bullfights in exchange for doing favours for a high-profile Spain-based Chinese criminal gang have denied any wrongdoing.

Madrid restaurant owner hacked to death

Madrid restaurant owner hacked to death

The 42-year-old owner of a restaurant on the outskirts of Spain's capital was found dead at his home in what police believe was a gruesome robbery.

Spanish PM ‘open to debate’ on abortion law

Spanish PM ‘open to debate’ on abortion law

Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy Tuesday stuck by his government's plan to curb women's abortion rights but said he was open to debate on the bill which has sparked angry protests.

Fake oil tycoon tricked models into sex slavery

Fake oil tycoon tricked models into sex slavery

An Iranian man who posed as the CEO for an oil company fooled ten aspiring European and Asian models into being his sex slaves at his palace in the Spanish luxury resort of Marbella.

Albino snakes invade Spain’s Canary Islands

Albino snakes invade Spain’s Canary Islands

Albino California king snakes, originally brought to the island as pets decades ago, could take over 70 percent of the Spanish island of Gran Canaria, experts are warning.

Spain must find third way on Catalonia: UK daily

Spain must find third way on Catalonia: UK daily

Spain must urgently find a third way between an independent nation of Catalonia and the status quo, influential UK business daily the Financial Times said in an editorial published on Monday.

Top tennis stars slam domestic abuse in Spain

Top tennis stars slam domestic abuse in Spain

Some of the world's best female tennis players have come together to raise their voice against violence against women in a video organized by the sponsors of the Madrid Open.

Topless woman touts for bull-running festival

Topless woman touts for bull-running festival

A small Spanish town has made national headlines after a woman was hired to walk around the streets promoting the local festival of the bulls in only her knickers.

Jobless queues shrink by 111,565 in April

Jobless queues shrink by 111,565 in April

UPDATED: Spain's Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy declared on Tuesday that a job-wrecking trend had been snapped after new figures showed a record slump in the jobless queue in April.

Corruption scam derails Spain’s high-speed trains

Corruption scam derails Spain’s high-speed trains

Spanish police detained nine people on Monday as part of a probe into suspected embezzlement linked to the construction of a high-speed rail link between Madrid and Barcelona, officials said.

Uefa slams Spain over racist football fans

Uefa slams Spain over racist football fans

Just a month before the Fifa World Cup kicks off in Brazil, European football's governing body Uefa has slammed racist attacks in Spain and called for action after fans subjected foreign players to monkey taunts and banana-throwing.