Ten things you should never say to a Spaniard

Ten things you should never say to a Spaniard

Welcome to Spain: the land of lazy, corrupt macho men. Or maybe not. Here's a list of ten things you probably shouldn't say to a Spaniard unless you want some serious egg on your face.

‘Podemos has made me keen on politics again’

‘Podemos has made me keen on politics again’

A radical party set up only in January is surging in Spain's opinion polls ahead of next year's general election, feeding off anger over corruption and unemployment, and stealing votes from both Spain's major left- and right-wing parties.

Spanish nurse who beat Ebola leaves hospital

Spanish nurse who beat Ebola leaves hospital

A Spanish nurse who was the first person to catch Ebola outside of Africa fought back tears as she left hospital on Wednesday after being cured of the deadly virus.

Spanish Civil War novel wins top French award

Spanish Civil War novel wins top French award

The daughter of exiled Spanish Republican parents has won France's top literary prize, the Goncourt, for her book "Pas pleurer" ("Don't cry") in which she combines the voices of her mother and a French writer during the Spanish Civil War.

November 9th will be our D-Day: Catalan leader

November 9th will be our D-Day: Catalan leader

The president of Spain's Catalonia region, Artur Mas, on Wednesday called for Catalans to defend their country in an upcoming symbolic vote on independence but urged calm in the face of heightened tensions in the region.

High-flying Podemos party tops major poll

High-flying Podemos party tops major poll

More people say they would vote for Spain's new anti-austerity party Podemos than for any other group in the country, including the government, a new poll published on Wednesday shows — further proof of the group's meteoric rise.

Real’s Ronaldo world’s second richest athlete

Real’s Ronaldo world’s second richest athlete

Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo has been named the second best-paid sportsman in the world by US magazine Forbes, clocking up earnings of $80 million (€64 million) a year.

Boardgame cashes in on Spain’s corruption crisis

Boardgame cashes in on Spain’s corruption crisis

An industrial design student from Spain's Valencia region is hoping to reap rewards from the country's myriad corruption scandals with plans for a game called Corruptopolis.

Dead baby in suitcase: murder suspected

Dead baby in suitcase: murder suspected

Police fear a dead two-year-old child whose body was discovered in a suitcase near railway tracks in northern Spain on Monday may have been murdered after an autopsy revealed signs of violence.

VIDEO: Barcelona bangs pans to protest vote ban

VIDEO: Barcelona bangs pans to protest vote ban

Thousands of people in Barcelona gathered on their balconies last night and banged spoons against saucepans in a noisy protest against a decision by the Spanish government to block an upcoming symbolic vote on independence.

Benzema hands Real victory over Liverpool

Benzema hands Real victory over Liverpool

Real Madrid cruised into the Champions League last 16 as Karim Benzema's solitary goal continued their 100 percent record in Group B with a 1-0 win over an under-strength Liverpool.