Astronomers on Quixotic quest to immortalize Cervantes with a star

Astronomers on Quixotic quest to immortalize Cervantes with a star

Some celebrities get the honour of having their own star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. But a group of Spanish astronomers have something more cosmic in mind for their own literary star.

Catalan ruling party hit by graft probe ahead of September election

Catalan ruling party hit by graft probe ahead of September election

An anti-corruption operation targeted Catalonia's ruling CDC party on Friday, tainting a separatist coalition that wants the wealthy region to secede from Spain if it wins a regional election next month.

What’s on in Spain: Sept 2015

What’s on in Spain: Sept 2015

From Roman battle re-enactments, to music festivals to cliff diving, there are lots of great events happening in Spain this September.

Travel chaos threat as September strikes called at Spanish airports

Travel chaos threat as September strikes called at Spanish airports

Spanish airport workers have called a series of strikes for September threatening to cause significant delays for holidaymakers.

Emotional homecoming for granny jailed for refusal to demolish home

Emotional homecoming for granny jailed for refusal to demolish home

A grandmother who was sent to prison for refusing to see her family made homeless has been released after becoming a cause celebre and winning sympathy across Spain.

Fake traffic police arrested for robbing tourists on Costa Blanca

Fake traffic police arrested for robbing tourists on Costa Blanca

The Spanish Civil Guard arrested two men who posed as cops to carry out at least twenty robberies by pulling unsuspecting tourists over on 'routine traffic checks'.

Madrid terrorist suspect ran Isis cell planning massacres in Spain

Madrid terrorist suspect ran Isis cell planning massacres in Spain

A 26-year-old who called himself "Salami Jihadi" is accused of running an Islamic State recruitment network that wanted to "carry out massacres and create a climate of mass panic and instability" in Spain.

Barcelona draws up battle lines to curb Airbnb type tourism boom

Barcelona draws up battle lines to curb Airbnb type tourism boom

Barcelona's new mayor is drawing up the battle lines in a bid to crackdown on uncontrolled tourism but Airbnb insists that there is a simple solution.

Spanish public radio removes show on Jews and Satanism amid outcry

Spanish public radio removes show on Jews and Satanism amid outcry

Spain public radio RNE said it had removed an episode of a programme that linked Jews to Satanism from its website after receiving complaints from Jewish groups.