Spain tops world organ donation rankings

Spain tops world organ donation rankings

Spanish surgeons beat their own organ donation record in 2014 despite serious cuts to the country's health system in recent years.

Mystery as hikers find naked body of dead man

Mystery as hikers find naked body of dead man

The dead body of a middle-aged man was discovered near a remote Asturian hamlet on Sunday. He was missing a foot, and police believe he may have been held captive before his death.

Spain to scrap ‘big brother’ wiretap plans

Spain to scrap ‘big brother’ wiretap plans

The Spanish government said on Tuesday it wouldn't push ahead with controversial legislation that would give top officials more power to bypass judges and authorize wiretaps or other surveillance.

‘Podemos to ban Semana Santa’ rumour goes viral

‘Podemos to ban Semana Santa’ rumour goes viral

The head of Spain's new Podemos party in Seville landed herself in hot water on Monday after she appeared to suggest the city's iconic Semana Santa festival could become a thing of the past.

Spain set to raise age of consent from 13 to 15

Spain set to raise age of consent from 13 to 15

The Spanish government is considering raising the age of sexual consent from 13 to 15 in a reform of the country’s penal code, in a bid to limit child sexual abuse.

‘Podemos demo will mark new political era’

‘Podemos demo will mark new political era’

Spain's upstart left-wing protest party Podemos, which tops the polls ahead of a year-end general election, said on Monday it plans to hold a massive demonstration in Madrid on January 31st to press for political change.

Spain vows action on new hepatitis C drugs

Spain vows action on new hepatitis C drugs

The Spanish government on Monday promised new measures to fight hepatitis C, following protests by patients who complained authorities were denying them the latest drugs to treat the deadly liver disease.