Christmas fireball lights up Spanish skies

Christmas fireball lights up Spanish skies

A slow-moving meteoroid provided a dramatic spectacle as it streaked more than 1,200 kilometres (745 miles) across Spain during the new king's Christmas Eve speech.

Spaniards call for law against bestiality

Spaniards call for law against bestiality

More than 135,000 people have signed a change.org petition calling for bestiality to be criminalized in Spain, amid concerns the country could become "a paradise for animal abusers".

Plan to vote in 2015 local elections? Register now

Plan to vote in 2015 local elections? Register now

If you're a foreigner officially registered as living in Spain who hasn't yet signed on to vote in the country's municipal elections in May 2015, you'll have to be quick: the deadline is Tuesday December 30th — for most people at least.

WhatsApp messages lift lid on Isis mindset

WhatsApp messages lift lid on Isis mindset

"We eat well. We wear designer clothes and we don't have to steal," one young Moroccan man, who emigrated to Barcelona, told his friend recently, before setting off to Syria to join the terrorist group Isis.

Spanish ski resorts close amid high winds

Spanish ski resorts close amid high winds

Just as snow finally arrives, several Spanish ski resorts have had to close their pistes because of poor weather conditions. Many other provinces across Spain are also on high alert because of freezing temperatures.

Atlético Madrid confirms Fernando Torres return

Atlético Madrid confirms Fernando Torres return

Spain's former Chelsea and Liverpool striker Fernando Torres is set to return to La Liga champions Atlético Madrid, the Spanish club confirmed on Monday.

Spain’s ‘flour war’ takes aim at corruption

Spain’s ‘flour war’ takes aim at corruption

Spain's Els Enfarinats festival may be one of the world's greatest food fights but many participants this year had an extra point to prove about corruption among the country's politicians.

Mouse delays long-haul flight for six hours

Mouse delays long-haul flight for six hours

A Qatar Airways flight from Madrid to Doha was delayed for more than six hours after a mouse was discovered in the cabin causing alarm among the passengers.