Ten best UNESCO world heritage sites in Spain

Ten best UNESCO world heritage sites in Spain

As Benidorm mades a bid to be recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage site and earn a place alongside some of Spain's most celebrated destinations, we take a look at some of the country's best.

Spain still holds one of highest deficits in EU

Spain still holds one of highest deficits in EU

Spain is still spending much more than it earns, racking up the second-highest deficit in the EU as a percentage of GDP last year, according to a report on Tuesday.

Benidorm: Cultural wonder of the world?

Benidorm: Cultural wonder of the world?

It may not rival the Taj Mahal, Stonehenge or the Pyramids but Benidorm, home of the package holiday and the all-day English Breakfast is making a bid for UNESCO World Heritage status.

Tributes paid to hero teacher slain at school

Tributes paid to hero teacher slain at school

Abel Martínez Oliva was passionate about Barcelona FC and comics, and was a dedicated teacher, friends have revealed, one day after the teacher was killed by a 13-year-old pupil.

Meat grinder clue in serial killer probe

Meat grinder clue in serial killer probe

Police believe they may be dealing with a serial killer who carried out satanic rituals and disposed of women using a meat grinder.

Off with her hair! Queen Letizia debuts new do

Off with her hair! Queen Letizia debuts new do

Spain's Queen Letizia has shunned her classic style for a new modern twist, showing off her new blunt bob at an awards ceremony in Madrid.

Spanish tourists killed in Dom Republic air crash

Spanish tourists killed in Dom Republic air crash

Six tourists including two from Spain and their local pilot were killed on Monday when their small plane crashed into a golf course after takeoff from Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic, authorities said.

Bomb explodes outside Spain’s embassy in Libya

Bomb explodes outside Spain’s embassy in Libya

A bomb exploded outside Spain's embassy in the Libyan capital on Monday night without causing injuries, a security source told AFP, an attack later claimed by the Islamic State (IS) group.

PSG hope for miracle against Barcelona

PSG hope for miracle against Barcelona

French champions Paris Saint-Germain need something akin to a miracle to overcome Barcelona in the second leg of their Champions League quarter-final on Tuesday night. PSG coach Laurent Blanc is not optimistic.