Eight great commuter flats to rent in Madrid

Eight great commuter flats to rent in Madrid

A British politician has said it is cheaper to commute to London from Madrid than pay for a flat in the UK capital. So for all those thinking of doing just that, here are ten great commuter flats in Madrid.

Best place to commute to London? It’s Madrid

Best place to commute to London? It’s Madrid

Labour’s candidate for mayor of London, Tessa Jowell has suggested that Londoners might be better off commuting to the city from Madrid rather than living in the UK capital itself.

Spanish airport operator profits jump 80 percent

Spanish airport operator profits jump 80 percent

One-off tax deductions, a rise in passenger numbers and consolidaton of Luton airport have played their part in boosting profit of Spain's Aena, the world's biggest airport operator.

Spanish bid to develop the world’s first ‘robokid’

Spanish bid to develop the world’s first ‘robokid’

Spanish scientists have launched a bid to develop the first bionic exoskeleton that will allow wheelchair-bound children to take their first steps - and they are using crowdfunding to do it.

First gag law fine for ‘lazy police’ social media post

First gag law fine for ‘lazy police’ social media post

Welcome to life under Spain's new gag law, where one of the first offenders has been fined €600 for calling police 'slackers' on social media.

Brit, Belgian were targets in Barcelona shooting

Brit, Belgian were targets in Barcelona shooting

A masked shooter fired at the British man and Belgian outside a hotel in the tourist centre of the Catalan Capital in what police believe may have been a settling of scores.

Urban allotments thrive in crisis-hit Spain

Urban allotments thrive in crisis-hit Spain

Building plots left abandoned after the bottom fell out of Spain's construction market have been reborn as urban vegetable as crisis-hit Spaniards rediscover the joy of the allotment.