Venezuela leader brands Spanish PM a ‘hitman’

Venezuela leader brands Spanish PM a ‘hitman’

Spain lashed out Tuesday at Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro for what it called "insulting and unacceptable" comments in which he branded conservative Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy a "hitman".

Two injured in Barcelona hotel shooting

Two injured in Barcelona hotel shooting

UPDATED: Two people were injured in a shooting just off one of the busiest tourist streets in the Catalan capital on Tuesday afternoon.

British PM names Ana Botín economic advisor

British PM names Ana Botín economic advisor

Spanish Santander chief Ana Botín will sit on David Cameron’s new economic advisory council, the only representative from a foreign company to do so, the British government has announced.

Third time lucky family find $1m of Spanish gold

Third time lucky family find $1m of Spanish gold

A Florida family of treasurehunters have made their third discovery in three years, this time finding Spanish gold worth more than $1million from a 300-year-old wreck.

Bishop bans transsexual from becoming godfather

Bishop bans transsexual from becoming godfather

A Spanish bishop has forbidden a transsexual man from becoming godfather to his nephew arguing that he does not “live a life consistent with the faith”.

Barça fined over crowd boos and whistles at king

Barça fined over crowd boos and whistles at king

Spanish authorities Monday moved to fine FC Barcelona €66,000 ($67,000) and Athletic Bilbao €18,000 over last season's Cup final where fans of the Catalan and Basque sides whistled Spain's King Felipe VI.

France charges Spanish coach crash driver

France charges Spanish coach crash driver

French prosecutors on Monday charged a Spanish coach driver with reckless endangerment after he drove the vehicle under a low bridge, causing the roof to be shorn off and seriously injuring six passengers.

Alleged German Hells Angels boss out on bail

Alleged German Hells Angels boss out on bail

A Spanish judge freed on bail Monday a German suspected of being a top leader of the Hells Angels biker gang on money-laundering and prostitution-related charges, a judicial source said.