Coastguard search for 39 migrants missing from boat en route to Spain

Coastguard search for 39 migrants missing from boat en route to Spain

Spain's coastguard said it rescued 15 migrants from a boat that was sinking off the coast of Morocco on Thursday, but 39 others who are onboard were missing.

Spain PM to meet Podemos leader over Catalonia independence drive

Spain PM to meet Podemos leader over Catalonia independence drive

Spain's conservative Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy will on Friday hold talks for the first time with the leader of new far-left party Podemos in a bid to craft a unified response to a Catalan separatist drive, his office said.

Santander profits surge as bank rides high on Spain’s recovery

Santander profits surge as bank rides high on Spain’s recovery

Santander, Europe's biggest bank by capitalisation, has posted a 4.7 percent rise in third-quarter profit as growth in Spain offset the impact of a drop in the Brazilian real.

Man plunges onto metro rails when Madrid cycling stunt goes wrong

Man plunges onto metro rails when Madrid cycling stunt goes wrong

A young Spaniard has had a lucky escape after plummeting off a metro platform onto the tracks in Madrid.

Madrid ranked most segregated city in Europe between rich and poor

Madrid ranked most segregated city in Europe between rich and poor

Segregation between rich and poor has grown more in Madrid than any other European city, according to a recent study.

Spaniard who starved dog to death sent to prison in ‘message to others’

Spaniard who starved dog to death sent to prison in ‘message to others’

It is only the second prison term issued in Spain for animal abuse and comes in the wake of the sentencing last week of a man who beat his horse to death with a metal rod.

FC Barcelona’s Javier Mascherano admits to two counts of tax fraud

FC Barcelona’s Javier Mascherano admits to two counts of tax fraud

Barcelona's Javier Mascherano admitted to two counts of tax fraud totalling just over €1.5 million ($1.64 million) before a judge on Thursday.

Justin Bieber walks out of painfully awkward live interview in Madrid

Justin Bieber walks out of painfully awkward live interview in Madrid

The Canadian singer walked out during a Spanish radio interview on Wednesday after a series of questions got lost in translation.

Sacked priest accuses Vatican of making life ‘hell’ for homosexuals

Sacked priest accuses Vatican of making life ‘hell’ for homosexuals

A high-ranking Polish Catholic priest who was sacked after he came out as gay and now lives in Barcelona has accused the Vatican of making the lives of homosexuals "a hell", in a letter sent to the pope.

Cabin of crashed military helicopter found as search continues for crew

Cabin of crashed military helicopter found as search continues for crew

Searchers have found the cabin of a Spanish military helicopter that crashed in the Atlantic off the coast of Africa with three crew members on board.