Queen Sofia nominated for Nobel Peace Prize for Alzheimer’s work

Queen Sofia nominated for Nobel Peace Prize for Alzheimer’s work

Spain’s Queen Sofia, mother of current monarch King Felipe, has been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize by a US university for her commitment to research into Alzheimer's Disease.

Man arrested for taking spin behind the wheel – to his own driving test

Man arrested for taking spin behind the wheel – to his own driving test

The man, from northeastern Spain, had driven himself to his own driving theory test, despite not having a license.

Separatists set to win a majority in Catalonia’s upcoming election: poll

Separatists set to win a majority in Catalonia’s upcoming election: poll

Pro-independence parties look set to win a majority in the upcoming Catalan regional election, the latest polls reveal, while Catalans remain skeptical about the likelihood of independence.

Spain’s central bank warns against prospect of Catalan independence

Spain’s central bank warns against prospect of Catalan independence

Spain's central bank on Monday warned of financial risks from the Catalonia region's potential secession from Spain, days ahead of an election there framed as an indirect vote on independence.

Hamazing! Spanish town smashes world record for most ham-slicing

Hamazing! Spanish town smashes world record for most ham-slicing

The town of Sierra de Yeguas, in Malaga, hogged the limelight on Sunday when it smashed the world record for the most people cutting ham legs at once.

Reporter shocks Spain by referring to King Felipe with informal ‘you’

Reporter shocks Spain by referring to King Felipe with informal ‘you’

A TV reporter has caused a stir by being a bit too chummy with his royal highness, referring to him with the informal "tu".

Spain clinches its third EuroBasket gold to become European champs

Spain clinches its third EuroBasket gold to become European champs

Spain won a third European basketball gold on Sunday with a 80-63 win over Lithuania in the final at Villeneuve-d'Ascq.

Barcelona football club will remain ‘neutral’ in the debate on Catalonia

Barcelona football club will remain ‘neutral’ in the debate on Catalonia

Barcelona will remain "neutral" in the fierce political debate over the future of the region of Catalonia, the club's president Josep Maria Bartomeu insisted on Sunday.