Spain’s ‘indignant’ party closing in on PSOE: poll

Spain’s ‘indignant’ party closing in on PSOE: poll

Spain's new left-wing Podemos party is hot on the heels of the country's main opposition socialist PSOE party with a new poll showing that more than one in five voters would vote for the party in general elections.

Magaluf police chief charged over corruption

Magaluf police chief charged over corruption

The head of Calvià police on the holiday island of Majorca has been arrested following corruption claims filed by businessmen and bar owners in the notorious binge drinking hotspot of Magaluf.

Parents of brain tumour boy face Madrid court

Parents of brain tumour boy face Madrid court

UPDATED: The parents of British boy Ashya King, who was taken out of hospital in Britain without medical consent, have seen their period of detention extended after appearing before a Spanish judge on Monday for an extradition hearing.

Spain’s brain drain ‘worst in Western Europe’

Spain’s brain drain ‘worst in Western Europe’

Spain is among the European countries hardest hit by the so-called 'brain drain' effect with thousands of professionals including nurses and teachers taking steps to leave the country in recent years, new figures from the European Union show.

Lamp post electrocutes urinating teenager

Lamp post electrocutes urinating teenager

An 18-year-old man from the Spanish island of Majorca received a fatal electric shock on Saturday when he leaned against a lamp post while urinating.

Man kills ‘mother-in-law’ while on prison leave

Man kills ‘mother-in-law’ while on prison leave

A Madrid man stabbed his girlfriend's mother to death and seriously injured his partner while on a four-day prison leave on Saturday.

Economy minister faces long wait over EU job

Economy minister faces long wait over EU job

Spain's economy minister Luis de Guindos, widely tipped by many to become the next leader of the Eurogroup forum of eurozone finance ministers, may have to wait for up to a year before he finds out if he has landed the role.

‘We only wanted best treatment for our son’

‘We only wanted best treatment for our son’

The arrested parents of a five-year-old British boy with a brain tumour who was taken from hospital without medical consent and found in Spain say they were simply looking for a proton therapy not offered by the UK health system.

CaixaBank buys Barclays Spain for €800 million

CaixaBank buys Barclays Spain for €800 million

Spain's third-biggest bank by capitalization CaixaBank is to buy Barclays' Spanish operations for €800 million ($1.1 billion) as the British bank undergoes major restructuring, Barclays said on Sunday.