Police launch hunt for ear-biting train passenger in Barcelona

Police launch hunt for ear-biting train passenger in Barcelona

Police are searching for a fare-dodger who ripped off the earlobe of a ticket inspector with his teeth over the weekend.

Surgical needle found in woman 32 years after she went under the knife

Surgical needle found in woman 32 years after she went under the knife

A Spanish woman has been awarded €1,000 ($1,167) compensation after spending over three decades with a surgical needle stuck inside her body after a mishap while she was giving birth.

‘I should be so lucky’: The Syrian refugee chasing his dream in Spain

‘I should be so lucky’: The Syrian refugee chasing his dream in Spain

Jalal Maher, 32, is an English teacher in Madrid. He’s an avid language learner, an animal lover and, above all, a massive Kylie fan. Oh, and another thing – he’s a Syrian refugee.

Now Benidorm asks for bobbies on the beach in Brit crime crackdown

Now Benidorm asks for bobbies on the beach in Brit crime crackdown

British bobbies are to become a regular sight in the popular Costa Blanca resort after the success of similar schemes in Mallorca and Ibiza.

Italian champion kicked off Tour of Spain cycle race after hitching a lift

Italian champion kicked off Tour of Spain cycle race after hitching a lift

The cyclist Vincenzo Nibali has been disqualified from La Vuelta a España after he was filmed hitching a high-speed lift by holding onto his team support car.

Wife crash lands aeroplane in south Spain after pilot husband collapses

Wife crash lands aeroplane in south Spain after pilot husband collapses

A woman with no flying experience at all was forced to land the ultralight aircraft on Sunday after her pilot husband lost consciousness, officials said.

Spain’s stock market index takes a plunge as Asia panic grips investors

Spain’s stock market index takes a plunge as Asia panic grips investors

Spain's Ibex 35 stock market index suffered a steep fall as trading opened on Monday morning, losing 3.2 percent of its value to fall below 10,000 points - its lowest level since January.

French couple arrested for looting archaeological site in Catalonia

French couple arrested for looting archaeological site in Catalonia

A French couple has been arrested for allegedly stealing coins, brooches and other metal objects from an archaeological site in Spain that is home to Greek and Roman ruins, Spanish police said on Sunday.

Tenth man killed at fiesta in deadly summer of bull running in Spain

Tenth man killed at fiesta in deadly summer of bull running in Spain

A man has died after being charged by a bull, police said Sunday, bringing to ten the number of people killed in bull runs in Spain this year, one of the deadliest ever for the sport.