Tragedy at sea: Migrants dead including child

Tragedy at sea: Migrants dead including child

At least four migrants died on Monday, including a woman and a child, and eight were missing as they attempted to make the perilous sea journey to Europe from northwest Africa.

Paella-loving Spaniards want their own smiley

Paella-loving Spaniards want their own smiley

The hashtag #PaellaEmoji has been trending across social media after a campaign to get an emoji for the popular Spanish dish went viral.

Court quashes King Juan Carlos paternity suit

Court quashes King Juan Carlos paternity suit

The Spanish Supreme Court has dismissed a paternity suit against former king Juan Carlos by a Belgian woman claiming to be his daughter, a judicial source said.

Journalist arrested in Melilla released

Journalist arrested in Melilla released

A freelance photographer who was arrested for smuggling immigrants across the border from Morocco into Melilla has been released pending charges of transporting illegal immigrants.

Lipstick and miniskirts banned at Easter parades

Lipstick and miniskirts banned at Easter parades

Alicante has issued fashion guidelines for women walking in its Holy Week parade, imposing a ban on short skirts, cleavages and "tight-fitting" clothes.

Set the alarm: Game of Thrones coming to Spain

Set the alarm: Game of Thrones coming to Spain

Fans of the show have been waiting impatiently for the start of the fifth series and in Spain they won't have to wait a moment longer than necessary - although it will mean having to set the alarm for 3am.

‘Big losses’ for Spain from Russia sanctions

‘Big losses’ for Spain from Russia sanctions

Spain said Tuesday its economy had taken a significant hit as a result of tit-for-tat EU and Russian sanctions over Moscow's backing of separatist rebels in eastern Ukraine.

Columbus letter saved for nation by court

Columbus letter saved for nation by court

A Spanish court on Tuesday banned a letter written by Christopher Columbus from being sold in a London auction, saying the document with a hammer price of €21 million was of "huge national importance."