Scorchio! Spain sizzles in hottest temperatures since records began

Scorchio! Spain sizzles in hottest temperatures since records began

Spain registered its hottest ever temperatures during the first six months of 2015 according to the country’s meteorological agency.

La Tomatina: All you need to know about the world’s biggest food fight

La Tomatina: All you need to know about the world’s biggest food fight

The world famous tomato throwing festival celebrates its 70th anniversary on Wednesday and this year's festival promises to be bigger, better and more tomatoey than ever.

Drunk British tourist rescued after falling asleep atop bridge in Malaga

Drunk British tourist rescued after falling asleep atop bridge in Malaga

Local police called the fire brigade to remove the British tourist after they discovered him asleep on top of one of Malaga’s most famous bridges.

Spanish man fakes own kidnapping to get ransom money off his parents

Spanish man fakes own kidnapping to get ransom money off his parents

A young man from Cartagena, in southeast Spain, has been arrested after faking his own kidnapping with the hope of extorting ransom money off his own parents.

Remains found of British hiker missing for eight years in Mallorca

Remains found of British hiker missing for eight years in Mallorca

Police on the island believe they have found the remains of Jacqueline Tennant, 45, who failed to return from a mountain walk nearly eight years.

Spain on alert after first case of mosquito-borne virus detected

Spain on alert after first case of mosquito-borne virus detected

The European Centre for Disease Control has published a Rapid Risk Assessment after a 60-year-old Spanish man became the first person to contract the chikungunya virus without having travelled to an infected area.

Network of 14 suspected jihadists arrested in Morocco and Spain

Network of 14 suspected jihadists arrested in Morocco and Spain

UPDATED: Spain breaks up terrorist group recruiting for Islamic State as it warns that there are 800 jihadists poised to attack in Europe.

Train gunman was ‘good guy’ who dealt hashish and played football

Train gunman was ‘good guy’ who dealt hashish and played football

Ayoub El Khazzani, a Moroccan man accused of a foiled attack on a crowded Amsterdam-Paris train, was a small-time hashish dealer who liked to play football, two young men from his former Madrid neighbourhood said on Monday.