Dutchman in Spanish jail waits for DNA justice

Dutchman in Spanish jail waits for DNA justice

A Dutchman convicted of sexually assaulting three women in Spain has been in prison for the last 11 years despite DNA results 7 years ago suggesting he wasn't the culprit.

‘What weapon to punish separatist Catalan boss?’

‘What weapon to punish separatist Catalan boss?’

Popular Party representatives in a village in Catalonia sent out a photo tweet on Saturday suggesting various weapons which could be used against the region’s president Artur Mas if he continues to push for a referendum on independence.

Tornado twists past Spanish nudist beach

Tornado twists past Spanish nudist beach

A type of tornado known as a waterspout surprised bathers on a famous nudist beach near the Catalan city of Tarragona on Sunday when it swirled close to the shore in a spectacular vortex of wind and water.

Spanish youths fined for late-night Ludo session

Spanish youths fined for late-night Ludo session

Eight people were each fined €101 ($130) last Wednesday for playing the Ludo board game late at night in Malaga by police who had received complaints from neighbours about the "noise made by the dice".

Spain’s divisive abortion law to be shelved: source

Spain’s divisive abortion law to be shelved: source

After months of demonstrations for and against a draft bill which would see Spain have its most stringent abortion laws since the 1980s, a leading Spanish daily is claiming the country's Prime Minister is preparing to shelve it.

France releases unseen Picasso ‘doodle’ letter

France releases unseen Picasso ‘doodle’ letter

A previously unseen letter written by Pablo Picasso, complete with sketches, has gone on display in western France.

Barcelona is Spain’s priciest tourist spot: poll

Barcelona is Spain’s priciest tourist spot: poll

A study by travel website TripAdvisor has concluded that Barcelona is the most expensive place to visit in Spain, with average costs for accommodation, taxis and entertainment almost double those of the cheapest city, Lugo.

Spanish cyclist Contador wins his country’s Tour

Spanish cyclist Contador wins his country’s Tour

Alberto Contador won his third Vuelta a España as Italian Adriano Malori took victory on the final stage 9.7km timetrial in Santiago de Compostela on Sunday.

Spain’s El Corte Inglés store boss dies

Spain’s El Corte Inglés store boss dies

The chairman of Europe’s biggest department store and a household name in Spain died on Sunday aged 79.