95 percent of Spaniards prefer texting to talking

95 percent of Spaniards prefer texting to talking

A mobile industry survey has revealed that the vast majority of Spaniards are no longer the talkative and up-close communicators they were once known to be.

Legionnaire’s disease kills two more in Spain

Legionnaire’s disease kills two more in Spain

Four people have died from an outbreak of the lung infection Legionnaire's disease in northeastern Spain, regional health authorities said on Thursday.

Judges ‘can’t tell scruffy cops from criminals’

Judges ‘can’t tell scruffy cops from criminals’

An internal police memo in the Spanish city of Zaragoza has infuriated officers by ordering them to improve their personal cleanliness, cover their tattoos and stop wearing earrings because local judges have complained of the "difficulty in telling the police and the accused apart" in court.

Spain to protect Turkey from ISIS terror threat

Spain to protect Turkey from ISIS terror threat

Spain will deploy 130 soldiers and anti-ballistic missiles to Turkey's southern border but won't take part in any actual fighting against terror group ISIS in Iraq and Syria, the country's Defence Minister announced on Wednesday.

Spain’s Thatcher square defaced by ‘Brits’

Spain’s Thatcher square defaced by ‘Brits’

Less than a day after Madrid became the first city in the world to name a square after the UK’s former conservative leader Margaret Thatcher, British expats in the Spanish capital vandalized the plaza’s signpost.

Madrid mayor installs anti-homeless bus stops

Madrid mayor installs anti-homeless bus stops

Over 4,000 new bus shelters being fitted across the Spanish capital have been described by critics as 'anti-homeless' because of a divider on the seat that prevents people sleeping on them.

Piqué goal sees Barça sneak past APOEL

Piqué goal sees Barça sneak past APOEL

A goal by Gerard Piqué gave Barcelona a winning start to their Champions League campaign, but they were far from convincing 1-0 victors at home to Cypriots APOEL Nicosia on Wednesday.

Catalan firemen drive to Scotland for ‘Yes’ vote

Catalan firemen drive to Scotland for ‘Yes’ vote

A group of Catalan firefighters arrived in Glasgow on Wednesday to lend their support to a "Yes" vote in Scotland's independence referendum in a convoy including a vintage car painted in the colours of the Spanish region's separatist flag.