Europe in stats: from Spain to Sweden

Europe in stats: from Spain to Sweden

From women in the workplace to income inequality, the differences between European countries are getting greater in lots of areas. Find out who's best at having babies, who's most dependent on the state and who's most likely to get cancer.

Spain in stats: a portrait of a nation

Spain in stats: a portrait of a nation

From a very low crime rate to the largest wealth divide in the European Union, here are ten key statistics that shine a light on modern Spain.

Judge to investigate terrorist’s trip to Madrid

Judge to investigate terrorist’s trip to Madrid

Updated: A Spanish High Court judge has opened a preliminary investigation into French Islamist gunman Amedy Coulibaly's stay in Madrid before recent Paris terror attacks, a judicial source said on Thursday.

Spain’s Air Europa spends €3b on new jets

Spain’s Air Europa spends €3b on new jets

Majorca-based airline Air Europa said on Thursday it had made a huge order for 14 Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners valued at $3.6 billion (€3.0 billion) at list prices.

Police foil forgers who copied Miró and Picasso

Police foil forgers who copied Miró and Picasso

Police in Zaragoza and Tarragona have taken down a network of art fraudsters who tried to sell nine forged copies of works by Miró, Picasso and Matisse for hundreds of thousands of euros.

Migrants arrested over high seas massacre

Migrants arrested over high seas massacre

Two Cameroonian men have been arrested for allegedly throwing as many as ten people overboard while travelling on a makeshift boat from Morocco in a bid to reach Spain in December.

‘Basque freedom tree’ declared dead

‘Basque freedom tree’ declared dead

The 'tree of Gernika', an oak that has symbolized the freedom of the people of the Basque Country since the Middle Ages, is to be replaced next month for the fourth time in history because the current specimen has been declared dead.

Critics slam ‘happy condom’ carnival deal

Critics slam ‘happy condom’ carnival deal

A company offering trips to the annual carnival in the southern Spanish city of Cadiz has been criticized for including alcohol and 'happy condoms' alongside transport and food in its €18 ($21) package deal.

Tractor ruins ancient rock art in Galicia

Tractor ruins ancient rock art in Galicia

A rock bearing prehistoric designs was seriously damaged recently when annual weeding works at a Galician archaeological park went wrong.

Spain bans ‘female genital mutilation trips’

Spain bans ‘female genital mutilation trips’

Parents in Spain will be asked to sign a declaration promising their daughters will not undergo female genital mutilation when they visit nations where the practice is common, under a new government protocol approved on Wednesday.

Gang ‘hid cocaine in chorizo sandwiches’

Gang ‘hid cocaine in chorizo sandwiches’

Spanish police in Zaragoza recently stopped a car carrying the presumed head of a drugs gang and seized two chorizo sausage sandwiches containing a surprise ingredient – 150g of cocaine.