Queen for life: Letizia can’t divorce King

Queen for life: Letizia can’t divorce King

Felipe VI's absolute legal immunity as king of Spain means only he can legally file for divorce if the royal couple’s marriage is on the rocks.

Star matador gored after rookie mistake

Star matador gored after rookie mistake

José Tomás, one of Spain's most famous matadors, was gored after turning his back on what he thouht was a vanquished animal during a bullfight on Thursday in Granada, Spain.

Scrap metal thieves cause pensioner’s death

Scrap metal thieves cause pensioner’s death

A 75-year-old woman has died after thieves who were being chased by the owner of a vehicle they had just torn apart, threw pieces of metal onto the Madrid motorway she was driving on.

Great Depression: 40% of bank staff on meds

Great Depression: 40% of bank staff on meds

Spain's trade union confederation CCOO has claimed that 40 percent of those employed in the southern region of Andalucia by Santander, Europe's largest bank, take antidepressant medication as a result of pressure at work.

Why the rush to legally shield Spain’s ‘old’ king?

Why the rush to legally shield Spain’s ‘old’ king?

Spain's ruling party is rushing to shield the country's former King Don Juan Carlos from any possible scandal with a legal reform presented in Parliament on Friday, just one day after he stepped down from the throne and lost his absolute royal immunity.

Spanish unions slam ‘biased’ English exam

Spanish unions slam ‘biased’ English exam

Spanish students sitting English tests to gain a high-grade baccalaureate qualification were ordered this week to answer the question "How would you convince a friend not to vote for [political party] Podemos?", leading to official complaints from teaching unions.

Ancient Spaniards waged ‘Game of Thrones’ war

Ancient Spaniards waged ‘Game of Thrones’ war

The vicious fight for survival and power among disparate kingdoms and clans may have led some ancient people in Spain to evolve facial traits more quickly than others, a study said on Thursday.