Eight dos and don’ts for a perfect Spanish CV

Eight dos and don’ts for a perfect Spanish CV

With competition for jobs in Spain so fierce, a killer résumé is key to standing out from the crowd. Here are eight dos and don'ts that will mean the difference between the scrap pile and the final selection list.

Men who burned photo of king face hefty fine

Men who burned photo of king face hefty fine

Two men who burned a portrait of Spain's former King Juan Carlos during celebrations marking Catalonia's national day in 2013 face a stiff fine if they are found guilty of injuring the dignity of the majesty.

Spanish diplomat killed in Sudan

Spanish diplomat killed in Sudan

A Spanish diplomat was found on Monday stabbed to death at his home in Khartoum, Sudanese police said, with the foreign ministry speaking of a "crime" rather than a political killing.

Spanish caver trapped underground for 11 days

Spanish caver trapped underground for 11 days

A Spanish speleologist is still waiting to be rescued from a two-kilometre (1.2 miles) deep cave in Peru after he fell and badly injured his back and legs 11 days ago.

Schwarzenegger named Madrid tourism envoy

Schwarzenegger named Madrid tourism envoy

Madrid has chosen Hollywood star Arnold Schwarzenegger as its first tourism ambassador for his promotion and close links to the Spanish capital, the place where his hit movie Conan the Barbarian was filmed.

Court to study appeal of Catalan self-rule vote

Court to study appeal of Catalan self-rule vote

Updated: Judges with Spain's Constitutional Court will hold an emergency meeting on Monday evening to consider whether to accept a Spanish government appeal against an upcoming vote on the issue of independence in Spain's Catalonia region.

Spanish police smash ‘guerrilla’ graffiti gang

Spanish police smash ‘guerrilla’ graffiti gang

Spanish police said on Sunday they have smashed a guerrilla-style graffiti gang that forced trains to a sudden and dangerous halt to paint over carriages in lightning operations.

Isis terror suspect remanded in custody

Isis terror suspect remanded in custody

A Spanish court on Sunday remanded in custody the suspected leader of a militant cell based in north Africa that recruited jihadists for Isis.