Spain to grow around 2% in 2015: Central bank

Spain to grow around 2% in 2015: Central bank

The Bank of Spain said Wednesday it expects the Spanish economy will expand by "around" two percent in 2015, in line with government forecasts for next year.

Spain rules out aerial strikes on Isis in Iraq

Spain rules out aerial strikes on Isis in Iraq

Spain foreign minister José Manuel García-Margallo on Wednesday said Spain would would neither send troops to Iraq nor participate in aerial attacks against the terrorist group Isis.

Ticket to ride: Barcelona lets pooches on metro

Ticket to ride: Barcelona lets pooches on metro

Authorities in the Catalan capital on Wednesday started allowing dogs to travel on the city’s underground system as long as their owners fulfil a set of criteria.

China’s richest man eyes Madrid mega-complex

China’s richest man eyes Madrid mega-complex

Chinese tycoon Wang Jianlin is set to build a massive entertainment complex in the Spanish capital, the President of the Community of Madrid announced on Wednesday.

Spain’s ‘oil-stained’ MEP ‘won’t be dumped’

Spain’s ‘oil-stained’ MEP ‘won’t be dumped’

Updated: Controversial Spanish politician Miguel Arias Cañete looks set to be confirmed as the European Commission’s new Climate Action and Energy commissioner on Wednesday evening despite plenty of opposition from left-wing and green groups.

Telefonica scores 4G licence for Brazil

Telefonica scores 4G licence for Brazil

Spain's telco giant Telefonica is one of three companies awarded new national broadcast licenses for 4G cell phone services in Brazil, that country's regulatory authority has said.

Five Spanish soldiers hit with torture charges

Five Spanish soldiers hit with torture charges

In a first for Spain, five soldiers have been charged with war crimes over allegations they tortured prisoners at any army base in Iraq in 2004.

Finally: Caver rescued after 12-day nightmare

Finally: Caver rescued after 12-day nightmare

An injured Spanish spelunker trapped in a 400-metre (1,312-feet) deep cave in Peru was rescued on Tuesday, fellow explorers said, ending his 12-day ordeal.

Mystery bomb rocks town hall in Galicia

Mystery bomb rocks town hall in Galicia

An explosive device is thought to be the cause of a blast which occurred in the early hours of Wednesday morning in a town hall in north-western Spain.

Public debt to top 100 percent of GDP in 2015

Public debt to top 100 percent of GDP in 2015

Spain's public debt ratio will top the symbolic level of 100 percent of national output next year, well above European Union guidelines, before it starts dropping in 2017, the government's 2015 budget proposal showed on Tuesday.

Catalans take to streets to back vote on self-rule

Catalans take to streets to back vote on self-rule

Thousands of Catalans rallied in a rainstorm Tuesday, staging their own 'umbrella revolution' as their leaders battled to defend their bid for a referendum on independence from Spain after a court suspended it.