Tourist spending in Spain sets new record, boosting economic recovery

Tourist spending in Spain sets new record, boosting economic recovery

Money may not grow on trees, but in Spain it sure seems to grow on tourists as holidaymakers bring in more cash than they ever have before.

Hermit wanted for remote hilltop shrine. The immoral need not apply

Hermit wanted for remote hilltop shrine. The immoral need not apply

A hilltop hermitage in Catalonia has an unusual vacancy to fill. It is advertising for a hermit who is 'pure in spirit' to move in and look after the place for a year.

Why you should NOT drive through the world’s biggest ever food fight

Why you should NOT drive through the world’s biggest ever food fight

Google Street View thought it would be a good idea to drive one of their state of the art cars smack bang into the middle of Spain's La Tomatina festival to record the tomato pelting battle for all the world to see.

Spain retirees battle against ‘unfair’ back taxes on foreign pensions

Spain retirees battle against ‘unfair’ back taxes on foreign pensions

Eyeing a year-end general election, Spanish retirees who worked abroad have stepped up their protests against the cash-strapped government's bid to collect back taxes on their foreign pensions.

Spain scraps fine for posting a photo of police car on Facebook

Spain scraps fine for posting a photo of police car on Facebook

Spanish officials have scrapped an €800 fine against a woman for posting a picture on Facebook of an illegally-parked police car after admitting the image did not contravene a controversial security law.