Court set to decide on fraud trial for princess

Court set to decide on fraud trial for princess

A Spanish court will decide on Friday whether to put the sister of the country's King Felipe VI on trial for tax fraud — unprecedented in the history of the monarchy — or accept her not guilty plea.

Baby held in dad’s arms killed by passing van

Baby held in dad’s arms killed by passing van

A three-month-old baby boy being held in the arms of his father was killed recently on the Spanish island of Majorca after being struck by the wing mirror of a passing van.

New car sales surge in Spain

New car sales surge in Spain

New car registrations surged for a sixth straight month in Spain in October, jumping 26.1 per cent over the same month in 2013, but with total sales still well below pre-crisis levels.

Spectacular ‘Color Run’ race lights up Seville

Spectacular ‘Color Run’ race lights up Seville

Runners in the southern Spanish city of Seville celebrated in style with coloured paint after finishing a messy 5-kilometre (3 mile) fun run on Sunday.

Barcelona to lift cannabis club age limit to 21

Barcelona to lift cannabis club age limit to 21

Cannabis clubs in Catalonia will face stricter regulations from Thursday with the region's parliamentary health commission set to raise the minimum age for membership from 18 to 21 while prohibiting new clubs from opening near schools and nurseries.

Stolen Berlin Wall memorial taken to Spain

Stolen Berlin Wall memorial taken to Spain

Crosses in Berlin honouring those who died while trying to cross the German capital's Wall have been taken by a refugee rights group to the Spanish enclave of Melilla in North Africa to highlight the desperate situation on Europe's southern borders.

Priests slam Spain’s ‘archbishop of bling’

Priests slam Spain’s ‘archbishop of bling’

Fifty priests have signed a letter criticizing a archbishop in one of Spain's poorest regions for allegedly converting a floor of the official bishop's palace into a "luxury suite" with marble floors, walk-in dressing rooms, and a jacuzzi bath.

Burn out: e-cigarette market crashes in Spain

Burn out: e-cigarette market crashes in Spain

The number of shops selling e-cigarettes has plummeted by 90 percent in Spain in just 12 months, an industry body claims, citing lobbying by pharmaceutical companies as one of the causes for the sudden decline.

Seville: Erasmus student dies in selfie fall

Seville: Erasmus student dies in selfie fall

Updated: a Polish student on the Erasmus exchange program has died after falling seven metres while attempting to take a selfie photograph of herself in front of Seville's iconic Triana bridge.

October in Barcelona: the hottest in 100 years

October in Barcelona: the hottest in 100 years

Temperatures in Barcelona were 3.7ºC above average, the hottest since records began in 1914, during a sweltering October in which Catalan beaches were packed with people enjoying the unseasonal sunshine.

Spain’s Podemos party tops new poll

Spain’s Podemos party tops new poll

Eight months after registering just 0.2 percent in political polls, Spain's anti-austerity Podemos party has charged to first place in a major poll of voting intentions, a further blow to the scandal-hit Spanish government.