In Pictures: Seville’s Flamenco Fair kicks off

In Pictures: Seville’s Flamenco Fair kicks off

This weekend may have the Spanish Grand Prix in Barcelona and La Liga coming to a boil, but in Seville the focus will be on more genteel pursuits as the week-long Seville April Fair culminates in the Andalusian capital. We choose some of the best photos from the opening of this year's event.

Electoral video banned over king’s hunting photo

Electoral video banned over king’s hunting photo

Spain's Central Electoral Commission has banned an animal rights party's campaign video which featured a photograph of King Juan Carlos during an elephant hunt.

Give banana-thrower his job back: Barça star

Give banana-thrower his job back: Barça star

Barcelona's Brazilian defender Dani Alves has called for the banana-thrower who sparked a global anti-racist uproar to be given his job back after he reportedly lost it due to the incident.

Smog-hit Madrid to wage war on cars

Smog-hit Madrid to wage war on cars

Traffic-blighted Madrid is to see a new approach to cars in the city centre, according to a new City Hall plan to which a leading Spanish newspaper has had access.

Court jails mum who torched daughter’s rapist

Court jails mum who torched daughter’s rapist

A Spanish mother who killed her daughter's rapist has finally been sent to prison where she is due to serve a five-and-a-half-year sentence for the 2005 killing.

I’m staying! Spain’s 104-year-old eviction fighter

I’m staying! Spain’s 104-year-old eviction fighter

At 104, Inocencia Zofío is quite possibly the oldest person in Spain fighting not to be kicked out of her home. Her story has sent shockwaves through Spanish society and proven just how ruthless the country's authorities can be when evicting helpless homeowners and tenants.

Spain’s best long jumper found dead at 36

Spain’s best long jumper found dead at 36

Former Spanish long jumper Yago Lamela, who was the 1999 world championship silver medallist, was found dead at his home on Thursday. He was 36.

Five teens killed in tragic minibus crash

Five teens killed in tragic minibus crash

Five teenagers from a youth football team were killed when their minibus crashed into a mechanical digger on a country road in southern Spain on Thursday night, officials said.