Spain says goodbye to ‘rebel’ Duchess of Alba

Spain says goodbye to ‘rebel’ Duchess of Alba

Tens of thousands of mourners packed Seville's Gothic cathedral and lined nearby streets on Friday for the funeral of Spain's flamboyant Duchess of Alba, the world's most-titled aristocrat, who died on Thursday aged 88.

Suspected Eta forger detained in Germany

Suspected Eta forger detained in Germany

German state prosecutors on Friday said they have taken into custody a Spanish national suspected of forging identification papers for Basque terrorist movement ETA while working at a university.

Spain grants citizenship to ‘Ebola heroes’

Spain grants citizenship to ‘Ebola heroes’

Spain on Friday awarded Spanish citizenship to two African missionaries who helped ensure the recovery of Madrid-based nursing assistant Teresa Romero.

Spain’s favourite singer finally behind bars

Spain’s favourite singer finally behind bars

Isabel Pantoja, known as "Spain's widow" after her bullfighter husband's death, began serving a two-year prison term on Friday for money laundering after a seemingly endless series of last-ditch court appeals were rejected.

Prosecutor files criminal suit against Catalan boss

Prosecutor files criminal suit against Catalan boss

Updated: Catalonia's embattled president has criticized the state prosecutor-general's lodging of a criminal complaint against him over alleged offenses including abuse of power for holding a symbolic vote on independence in the Spanish region.

34% of Spain’s workers on €645 minimum wage

34% of Spain’s workers on €645 minimum wage

Just over a third of all Spanish employees earned the country's minimum wage of €9,034 ($11,200) in 2013, with almost all workers under 25 having to make do with that amount, official figures published on Thursday show.

‘Out-of-control tourism’ hurting wild Ibiza

‘Out-of-control tourism’ hurting wild Ibiza

Rampant tourism is threatening the coastline of the Spanish holiday island of Ibiza while other major wilderness areas are also being seriously neglected by Spanish authorities, a new study shows.

Actor killed after creepy ‘Facebook warning’

Actor killed after creepy ‘Facebook warning’

Police have arrested the long-term partner of Spanish TV star Koldo Losada after the actor's bloody body was found in their Bilbao flat along with corpse of their dog.

Ebola scare: Spanish aid worker repatriated

Ebola scare: Spanish aid worker repatriated

Updated: a Spanish aid worker who may have contracted the Ebola virus has been admitted to Madrid's Carlos III hospital after being repatriated from Mali.

Breaking Bad-style speed chef arrested

Breaking Bad-style speed chef arrested

A 65-year-old pharmacy teacher has been arrested along with 14 people in raids against a gang that allegedly produced speed in Spain's Zamora and Salamanca provinces, in a case with similarities to the hit US television show Breaking Bad.