Rising star slammed by Spain’s political elite

Rising star slammed by Spain’s political elite

A freak, a Nazi, an extremist: Spanish politics' new-kid-on-the-block has touched a nerve with both left and right. Here are the most controversial comments made about Pablo Iglesias since his 'indignant' party surprised everyone by winning five seats at the European Elections.

Bankers walk free despite landmark guilty verdict

Bankers walk free despite landmark guilty verdict

Four top savings bank executives were on Thursday found guilty of financial mismanagement during Spain's economic crisis, the first conviction of its kind, but all will escape prison terms.

Spanish police smash illegal horsemeat ring

Spanish police smash illegal horsemeat ring

Spanish police said on Thursday they had arrested several people in a probe of suspected trafficking in illicit horsemeat, in a joint operation with French authorities.

A quarter of Spaniards have never used Internet

A quarter of Spaniards have never used Internet

A quarter of all Spaniards have never been online, and people in the country are far less likely to shop online than their European peers, a new EU study released on Thursday shows.

30 arrests after third night of Barcelona riots

30 arrests after third night of Barcelona riots

Thirty people were arrested and 14 others hurt when police clashed with stone-throwing youths in a third night of riots sparked by a squat eviction in Barcelona, officials said on Thursday.

Unveiled: Top pet names in Spain’s Catalonia

Unveiled: Top pet names in Spain’s Catalonia

The football world may be torn over whether Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo or Barcelona's Leo Messi is the better player but for cat and dog owners in Spain's Catalonia region, the answer is clear.

Emergency landing for Ryanair in Mallorca

Emergency landing for Ryanair in Mallorca

The aircraft took off from the island early on Thursday morning only to have to return 35 minutes later when a fire was detected on board.

Jailed: Politician who stole Haiti charity money

Jailed: Politician who stole Haiti charity money

A Spanish politician who bought real estate with funds meant for a hospital in earthquake-hit Haiti and other humanitarian projects in Latin America has been sentenced to eight years in prison.

Spain grows 0.4 percent from January to March

Spain grows 0.4 percent from January to March

Spain confirmed on Thursday the fastest economic growth since a 2008 property crash, even as it struggled with a 26 percent unemployment rate.

Mortgage numbers rise as credit outlook lifts

Mortgage numbers rise as credit outlook lifts

The number of new home mortgages in Spain was up 2 percent on a year ealier in March, the first such rise in 47 months, official figures released on Wednesday show.