64% of Spaniards will vote in EU election: Poll

64% of Spaniards will vote in EU election: Poll

Nearly two-thirds of Spaniards intend to vote in the European Parliament elections later this month, and over half have a favourable impression of the EU, according to a poll released on Thursday.

Spanish retail giant Dia to quit France

Spanish retail giant Dia to quit France

Spanish discount supermarket group Dia announced Thursday it is selling its troubled French operations, which employ some 7,500 people in 900 stores.

Surreal: George W. Bush paints Spain’s ex-PM

Surreal: George W. Bush paints Spain’s ex-PM

Former US president George W. Bush has paid homage to his political ally and good friend former Spanish Prime Minister José María Aznar by painting a portrait of him and posting it on Instagram.

Women wield swords in Spain’s Game of Thrones

Women wield swords in Spain’s Game of Thrones

The Spanish town of Belmonte hosted a medieval fight contest recently, with women allowed to compete in the gruelling battles for the very first time.

Train bosses to face court over metro tragedy

Train bosses to face court over metro tragedy

Nearly eight years after a tragic underground railway accident in Spain's Valencia region which killed 43 people, a judge has finally called in three top railway officials for questioning.

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Spanish factories raise output in March

Spain's factories are gently lifting production in response to a hesitant, jobs-starved recovery from years of recession, official data showed on Thursday.

Barclays to shed ‘non-core’ Spanish business

Barclays to shed ‘non-core’ Spanish business

UK bank Barclays on Thursday announced plans to seriously streamline its business, with the company's Spanish operations now considered surplus to requirements.

Spain’s anti-evictions warrior bows out

Spain’s anti-evictions warrior bows out

Ada Colau, the woman who's fought for thousands of families facing eviction in Spain's economic crisis, has decided to quit her role as spokesperson for her controversial lobby group the PAH.

Spain’s carbon dioxide emissions plummet

Spain’s carbon dioxide emissions plummet

Spain saw its carbon dioxide emissions drop 12.6 percent in 2013, the third highest fall in the European Union. The news came on the same day as the World Health Organization issued a warning about the risks of air pollution.

Police arrest man over cocaine sandwich

Police arrest man over cocaine sandwich

Police in Benidorm have arrested a Colombian man after he was found to be carrying a ham and cheese sandwich stuffed with over 100 grams of cocaine.

Picasso painting fetches €22 million in NY auction

Picasso painting fetches €22 million in NY auction

Pablo Picasso's 1932 oil painting "Le Sauvetage" sold at auction for more than €22 million($31 million) on Wednesday after a bidding war at Sotheby's in New York which saw it surge past its estimated pre-sale price.

Real ‘throw away’ La Liga in dying minutes

Real ‘throw away’ La Liga in dying minutes

Real Madrid's La Liga title hopes were all but ended as they conceded five minutes from time to draw 1-1 away to Valladolid on Wednesday.