Dead French tourist was depressed: family

Dead French tourist was depressed: family

UPDATED: The family of a French 19-year-old girl found dead in a Barcelona hotel room on Sunday with knife wounds had reported the young woman missing, telling police she was depressed and displaying suicidal tendencies, Spanish media are reporting.

Pope phones Spanish victim of abusive priests

Pope phones Spanish victim of abusive priests

The Archbishop of Granada on Monday suspended a number of priests who are among at least twelve people being investigated for suspected sexual abuse. The Pope has personally phoned one of the alleged victims to pledge his support.

Fireworks promised for Spain–Germany friendly

Fireworks promised for Spain–Germany friendly

Spain boss Vicente del Bosque has demanded his players put on a show as his rejuvenated side prepare to welcome Germany, the team that succeeded them as world champions, in Vigo on Tuesday.

‘I want Spain out of Nato’: Podemos leader

‘I want Spain out of Nato’: Podemos leader

The leader of Spain's radical new Podemos party has said he would like a referendum on whether Spain should leave Nato, although he admitted the move would be "far from simple".

Spanish duchess on the mend: hospital doctor

Spanish duchess on the mend: hospital doctor

Spain's Duchess of Alba, the eccentric 88-year-old with more titles than any other aristocrat in the world, is showing signs of recovery after being hospitalized on Sunday with pneumonia.

Abused wife faces jail for not letting dad visit child

Abused wife faces jail for not letting dad visit child

A Spanish woman has been ordered to serve a six-month prison sentence after she refused to allow her former husband, who was jailed for 21 months for domestic abuse, to visit their daughter.

Massive fire wipes out Spanish food factory

Massive fire wipes out Spanish food factory

Investigators say a short circuit could be responsible for a huge fire which destroyed a meat products factory belonging to Spanish food giant Campofrío in Burgos on Sunday.

Zara rations sales in Venezuelan stores

Zara rations sales in Venezuelan stores

Spanish clothing giant Inditex, which owns Zara, has restricted customer purchases to five items per month in its stores in Venezuela as it struggles with a massive upswing in demand.

‘Spanish firms have to take ethics seriously’

‘Spanish firms have to take ethics seriously’

What do you do when personal circumstances bring you to corruption-hit Spain? Set up a business ethics consultancy of course. At least that’s what this Madrid-based Brit decided to do.

Western Sahara protest draws thousands

Western Sahara protest draws thousands

Several thousand people demonstrated in Madrid on Sunday in support of independence for the disputed territory of Western Sahara, a former Spanish colony in northwestern Africa.