Drones could be used to patrol traffic hotspots on Spanish roads

Drones could be used to patrol traffic hotspots on Spanish roads

Spain's highways agency is developing unmanned aircraft that could be ready to patrol traffic from as early as next year.

Madrid and Barcelona rank among top 15 startup cities across Europe

Madrid and Barcelona rank among top 15 startup cities across Europe

Rival Spanish startup hubs Madrid and Barcelona have crept into the top 15 cities of a new European startup ranking.

Police arrest treasurer of Catalonia separatist party in corruption probe

Police arrest treasurer of Catalonia separatist party in corruption probe

Spanish police on Wednesday arrested the treasurer of Catalonia's ruling separatist party on suspicion of taking bribes in exchange for public works contracts.

USA boosts its military presence at Spain base to avoid Benghazi repeat

USA boosts its military presence at Spain base to avoid Benghazi repeat

A cooperation agreement between Washington and Madrid will fulfil the US need for a crisis-response force in reach of north African hotspots.

Judge questions ‘good Catholic girl’ who converted into a ‘bride of Isis’

Judge questions ‘good Catholic girl’ who converted into a ‘bride of Isis’

Neighbours expressed shock at the transformation of a "good, quiet girl" from a Catholic family in a famous pilgrimage town into a radicalized "Isis bride" determined to travel to Syria.

Schools closed and roads flooded as fierce storms batter southern Spain

Schools closed and roads flooded as fierce storms batter southern Spain

The south of Spain is most commonly associated with sun, sea and sangria, but this week much of it is under water as torrential rain pummeled Andalusia.

Madrid metro workers call strikes during rush hours on Thursday

Madrid metro workers call strikes during rush hours on Thursday

Madrid’s metro could grind to a halt on Thursday as workers have called several hours of strikes during the busiest hours of the day.

Tech-savvy Spaniards rank fifth in world for mobile commerce use

Tech-savvy Spaniards rank fifth in world for mobile commerce use

Spaniards are some of the world's top smartphone users and love buying through mobile apps, according to a new study by a Madrid startup.

Spain eases spending constraints as ‘reward’ following years of austerity

Spain eases spending constraints as ‘reward’ following years of austerity

Spain's lower house has approved a 2016 budget designed to ease some spending restrictions after years of austerity, ahead of legislative elections due on December 20th.