Chaos threatened as taxi drivers strike over Uber

Chaos threatened as taxi drivers strike over Uber

Spain's taxi drivers are stepping up their battle against tax app Uber with a 24-hour strike planned in Madrid for Wednesday.

Corrupt region launches opaque transparency site

Corrupt region launches opaque transparency site

Valencia's regional government, notorious within Spain for its numerous corruption scandals in recent years, has been criticized after it launched a transparency website which has been described as "useless", "incomplete" and "an embarrassment".

Barcelona cannabis club closed for selling drugs

Barcelona cannabis club closed for selling drugs

A cannabis club in Barcelona has been closed down for suspected drug dealing, the first closure of its kind in what could be a blow to the city's growing reputation as a hub for marijuana tourism.

Spain’s PM to back king in key abdication vote

Spain’s PM to back king in key abdication vote

The Spanish Government will pull out its biggest weapon for a critical parliamentary debate on Wednesday with Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy to defend King Juan Carlos's right to abdicate. It's all part of the process of approving a bill which will make Crown Prince Felipe the country's new monarch.

Left jab: rising star snubs opposition top job

Left jab: rising star snubs opposition top job

Spain's troubled main opposition PSOE party is on the ropes again after rising star Susana Díaz on Tuesday bowed out of the race for the party leadership.

Infertility in Spanish pigs a ‘warning’ to humans

Infertility in Spanish pigs a ‘warning’ to humans

A Spanish scientist who's investigated the bizarre drop in fertility seen on farms across the country in 2010 has warned her findings could also apply to human sterility.

Socialists ‘forced’ to back Spain’s king or pay €600

Socialists ‘forced’ to back Spain’s king or pay €600

Spain's socialist PSOE party could oblige its Members of Parliament to support the legal succession of Crown Prince Felipe by imposing €600 ($800) fines on those who refuse, a leading Spanish daily claims.

Spanish team uncovers ancient pharaoh’s tomb

Spanish team uncovers ancient pharaoh’s tomb

Spanish archeologists have discovered a pharaonic tomb belonging to a leader from the 11th dynasty of Egypt in the city of Luxor, the antiquities ministry said on Monday.