Spain improves outlook for joblessness and debt

Spain improves outlook for joblessness and debt

The Spanish government on Friday lowered its 2015 forecasts for unemployment and public debt, bolstering its claims of a surging economic recovery months ahead of a general election.

Barcelona says tourists are worse than poverty

Barcelona says tourists are worse than poverty

Tourists are a bigger problem for the inhabitants of Barcelona than poverty, according to a new poll, reflecting growing tensions as officials crack down on the numerous and at times misbehaving tourists.

Spain to probe Eta for crimes against humanity

Spain to probe Eta for crimes against humanity

A Spanish judge has opened a crimes against humanity probe against the Basque separatist group Eta in what a judicial source called the first such case of its kind.

Singer serenades 380 embryos in world first

Singer serenades 380 embryos in world first

Spanish singer-songwriter Antonio Orozco has just completed the gig of his life: singing live to 380 embryos to prove the power of music.

Lost 100-yr old Titanic relic resurfaces in Spain

Lost 100-yr old Titanic relic resurfaces in Spain

A silver and bronze plaque commemorating the launch of the ultimately doomed ocean liner had been presumed to be lost for 100 years, before reemerging a few days ago in Granada.

Court frees alleged crime ring leader on bail

Court frees alleged crime ring leader on bail

A Spanish court on Thursday freed a Chinese businessman accused of leading one of the country's biggest money-laundering scams after he posted bail of €400,000 ($440,000), a judicial source said.

Wildfires ravage Spain during record heatwave

Wildfires ravage Spain during record heatwave

Forest blazes in Spain have ravaged more than 15,000 hectares this week as the country chokes in a record heatwave at the start of its wildfire season, officials said on Thursday.