Merkel to walk Spain’s Camino de Santiago

Merkel to walk Spain’s Camino de Santiago

German Chancellor Angela Merkel is set to walk part of Spain's famous Camino de Santiago with Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy in the next few days, but she's unlikely to need new hiking shoes for the occasion.

‘Paedophiles should commit suicide’: expert

‘Paedophiles should commit suicide’: expert

A leading Spanish psychologist has admitted to telling serial rapists and paedophiles he treats that taking their own lives would be an "ethical escape".

Criminals carjack unmarked police vehicle

Criminals carjack unmarked police vehicle

In an incident resembling something out of a gangster movie, three criminals in southern Spain have unsuspectingly robbed the very people who were after them.

Injury-hit Rafa Nadal pulls out of US open

Injury-hit Rafa Nadal pulls out of US open

Reigning champion Rafael Nadal will miss the US Open later this month due to a right wrist injury, he announced on Monday.

Found: Spain’s first Black Death mass grave

Found: Spain’s first Black Death mass grave

One hundred and twenty bodies belonging to 14th century plague victims have been unearthed under a basilica in Barcelona's emblematic Gothic Quarter, the first Black Death burial site ever found in Spain.

Russians shun Spain as Ukraine crisis bites

Russians shun Spain as Ukraine crisis bites

Spain has experienced a boom in the number of tourists from Russia in recent years, but fears are growing that the crisis in the Ukraine and a weak rouble could spell the end of the bonanza.

VIDEO: Ronaldo takes on ice bucket challenge

VIDEO: Ronaldo takes on ice bucket challenge

Real Madrid football star Cristiano Ronaldo has joined other global celebrities in the 'Ice Bucket Challenge', a social media craze aimed at raising awareness for a serious motor neuron disease.

Five arrested over Malaga fairground rape

Five arrested over Malaga fairground rape

Police in Malaga on Sunday arrested five men between the ages of 17 and 23 for the rape of a young woman who had been working at the city's summer feria, or fair.

Two Spaniards missing in shipwreck: reports

Two Spaniards missing in shipwreck: reports

Indonesian authorities reported on Monday that two Spanish citizens are the only people still missing after a tourist boat carrying 25 people in Indonesian waters sank on Sunday.

Patient tests negative in Spain Ebola scare

Patient tests negative in Spain Ebola scare

Tests showed a person suspected of being infected with the deadly Ebola virus in Alicante, Spain to be clear of the disease, health authorities said on Sunday.