Spanish soprano avoids jail for tax fraud

Spanish soprano avoids jail for tax fraud

Spanish soprano Montserrat Caballé, famous for her 'Barcelona' duet with Freddy Mercury, later used as the official anthem of the 1992 Barcelona Olympics, will escape prison after coming to an agreement with Spain’s public prosecutor over tax fraud charges.

8 weird ways parliament spends your money

8 weird ways parliament spends your money

From telegram bills to tapestry touch-ups, the budget for the Spanish parliament is full of surprises once you scratch below the surface.

Judges slam Spain’s crumbling courts

Judges slam Spain’s crumbling courts

Judges and civil servants across the country have criticized the appalling conditions at many Spanish courts, warning that staff are being put at serious risk.

King’s Xmas speech hit by royal fraud case

King’s Xmas speech hit by royal fraud case

Spain's new King Felipe is to give his first annual Christmas speech on Wednesday but many Spaniards will only be tuning in to find out if says anything about his sister Cristina's upcoming appearance in court in a fraud trial.

Spain enjoys record tourism year in 2014

Spain enjoys record tourism year in 2014

Spain welcomed a staggering 61.7 million visitors in the first 11 months of 2014, more than all of 2013 combined and already a new annual record for the country.

‘Three Wise Men’ fined for not wearing helmets

‘Three Wise Men’ fined for not wearing helmets

Police in Zaragoza have fined the three kings who rode their motorbikes without wearing helmets while en route to an appearance at a local school.