Spanish town gives pets equal rights as citizens

Spanish town gives pets equal rights as citizens

A town in Spain has become the first to recognise dogs and cats as "non-human residents" awarding them equal rights to co-exist alongside their human counterparts.

Rich and poor divide of Spanish regions revealed

Rich and poor divide of Spanish regions revealed

Madrid has the nation's highest cost of living while those in the Basque country earn the most per capita, a new study shows. Spain's poorest and cheapest region is Extremadura.

Spain to accept just third of its EU migrant quota

Spain to accept just third of its EU migrant quota

Spain rejected the proposed quota for migrants and will accept just a third as EU ministers failed to agree on how to redistribute 40,000 refugees across member states.

Diver killed in windsurfer collision on Gran Canaria

Diver killed in windsurfer collision on Gran Canaria

UPDATED: A Russian woman died on Monday after being hit in the neck by the board of a professional Swiss windsurfer on the popular tourist island.

Could sleazy Salamanca be the next Magaluf?

Could sleazy Salamanca be the next Magaluf?

Police are investigating "grope parties", "wet T-shirt" competitions and "twerking contests" in Salamanca amid fears that Spain's oldest university city is on its way to becoming the next Magaluf.

Catalan separatists ready to declare independence

Catalan separatists ready to declare independence

Catalan separatists said Monday they were ready to declare unilateral independence if Madrid attempted to block a separation process they hope to launch if successful in September's regional elections.

Ex-IMF chief summoned in latest fraud case

Ex-IMF chief summoned in latest fraud case

Rodrigo Rato, the ex-head of the International Monetary Fund has been summoned by a judge for questioning over alleged money-laundering, the latest in a string of court cases targeting him.