Spain welcomes record number of holidaymakers

Spain welcomes record number of holidaymakers

A record number of tourists visited Spain in the first half of 2015 with more than a quarter of all holidaymakers coming from the UK.

King warns Catalonia over independence drive

King warns Catalonia over independence drive

Spanish King Felipe VI warned Catalonia on Thursday to obey the law in its drive for autonomy, as tension mounted over Catalan leaders' campaign to break away from Spain.

Seven silly TripAdvisor comments about Spain

Seven silly TripAdvisor comments about Spain

From some of the best beaches in the world to cities rich in history, Spain has welcomed a record-breaking number of tourists so far in 2015. But you can never please some people...

Spanish Prime Minister boasts of job creation

Spanish Prime Minister boasts of job creation

Spain's unemployment rate fell sharply to 22.7 percent in the second quarter, official data showed on Thursday, as the government boasted of creating hundreds of thousands of jobs ahead of an election.

Ryanair bans booze on flights from UK to Ibiza

Ryanair bans booze on flights from UK to Ibiza

The budget airline has decided to ban all duty-free alcohol from the cabin on flights travelling to Ibiza from the UK to improve the "comfort and safety" of passengers and crew.

Ex-soldier arrested for recruiting women to Isis

Ex-soldier arrested for recruiting women to Isis

Police in Spain's north African territory of Melilla arrested a man suspected of recruiting women for the armed jihadist group Islamic State, the government said on Wednesday.

Ex-IMF chief refuses to testify on fraud charges

Ex-IMF chief refuses to testify on fraud charges

Rodrigo Rato, the ex-head of the International Monetary Fund, refused to answer a judge's questions in Madrid on Wednesday over the latest in a string of fraud charges against him.