Jihadist gunman on French train was known to Spanish intelligence

Jihadist gunman on French train was known to Spanish intelligence

A suspected jihadist gunman overpowered by passengers on a packed Amsterdam-Paris train on Friday had visited Syria and was known to both French and Spanish intelligence services, officials said on Saturday.

Madrid electrical bike share system takes off despite lack of cycle lanes

Madrid electrical bike share system takes off despite lack of cycle lanes

They allow you to climb the steepest streets of Madrid without sweating, even on sultry summer days: more than 50,000 residents of the Spanish capital have signed up for a public electric bike share system.

First stage of Tour of Spain circuit deemed too dangerous to count

First stage of Tour of Spain circuit deemed too dangerous to count

Tour of Spain organisers announced that Saturday's first stage of the Vuelta a España will not count towards the overall standings after criticism that the team time trial circuit was too dangerous.