‘Women are more elegant the more they undress’

‘Women are more elegant the more they undress’

The mayor of Granada is in the hot seat after he made some controversial statements about the female form to a group of high-achieving students.

PM welcomes ‘positive’ change in Greek tone

PM welcomes ‘positive’ change in Greek tone

Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy welcomed on Wednesday what he said was a "positive" change in tone from Greece, which has pledged to make "credible" reforms to obtain a new bailout deal.

Spanish cabbies call for anti-Uber alliance

Spanish cabbies call for anti-Uber alliance

The Spanish Federation of Taxi Drivers (Fedetaxi) is calling for a European alliance to fight against Uber while the ride-sharing company continues to face legal battles across the continent.

Catholic group calls for sex-segregated beaches

Catholic group calls for sex-segregated beaches

A Catholic group in northern Spain has caused controversy after advising people not to visit mixed beaches this summer to avoid "sins of the flesh".

Nation of optimists: 8 in 10 Spaniards are happy

Nation of optimists: 8 in 10 Spaniards are happy

Despite the heatwave gripping Spain and fears about Grexit, Spaniards are overwhelmingly happy, according to a new study.

Scorching Spanish heat reaches record highs

Scorching Spanish heat reaches record highs

A town in Valencia has recorded temperatures reaching nearly 46C (about 115 Fahrenheit) - the hottest Spanish temperature in three years, as the national weather office predicts the heatwave will continue for at least another week.

Why Spain is not like Greece – and why it is

Why Spain is not like Greece – and why it is

There are intriguing political parallels between the two nations ahead of a year-end general election in Spain, where the ruling conservatives are pointing to Syriza's difficulties to discredit its Spanish ally Podemos.