Bulls to balconies: 10 travel warnings for Spain

Bulls to balconies: 10 travel warnings for Spain

Many of us have a tendency to leave our brains at home when heading abroad on holiday, and with that in mind governments issue travel warnings covering everything from etiquette to, most recently, Ebola. Here are some of the most striking — and eccentric — warnings about Spain.

Patriotic song sparks Basque wedding brawl

Patriotic song sparks Basque wedding brawl

Four guests at a wedding in the Basque city of San Sebastián are facing two years in jail after the bride’s and the groom’s families got into a fight over a song played during celebrations.

‘I touched my face with gloves’: nurse with Ebola

‘I touched my face with gloves’: nurse with Ebola

A Spanish nurse with Ebola says she may have been infected with the disease when she touched her face with her gloves while removing her protective clothing, a hospital official has said.

‘Pirate’ bankers face court in freebies row

‘Pirate’ bankers face court in freebies row

Former International Monetary Fund boss Rodrigo Rato and the ex-President of failed Spanish lender Caja Madrid Miguel Blesa are to face questions in court as part of a probe into alleged credit card fraud by top bank executives.

Third Spanish nurse isolated over Ebola fears

Third Spanish nurse isolated over Ebola fears

One more Spanish health care worker was admitted to hospital for monitoring for Ebola on Wednesday, bringing to six the number of hospitalizations in Madrid where a nurse has been infected with the disease, a hospital official has said.

54 paedophiles busted over hidden cam porn

54 paedophiles busted over hidden cam porn

Spanish police have arrested 54 alleged paedophiles who filmed and shared footage of young girls in public toilets. One of the accused is a physiotherapist who reportedly put a hidden camera in his practice's lavatory.

Spain admits weak points in Ebola protocols

Spain admits weak points in Ebola protocols

Spain's health ministry says a it will "soon" conclude an investigation into how a Madrid nurse contracted Ebola, not ruling out the possibility that a slip-up at the moment of removing a protective suit was responsible.

Rogue church shocks with ‘Saint Franco’ statue

Rogue church shocks with ‘Saint Franco’ statue

A maverick Catholic church in southern Spain has shocked locals by erecting a statue of former Spanish dictator Francisco Franco with a halo.

Spain to top EU growth tables in 2015: IMF

Spain to top EU growth tables in 2015: IMF

Spain will grow faster than any other country in 2015 in the European Union but unemployment will remain stubbornly high, the International Monetary Fund said on Tuesday.

Activists fight to save dog of nurse with Ebola

Activists fight to save dog of nurse with Ebola

Health authorities on Tuesday ordered the death of Excalibur, the dog owned by a Spanish health worker infected with Ebola in Madrid, triggering a campaign to save him by her husband and animal rights activists.