Spanish police arrest pair of ‘Pink Panther’ international jewel thieves

Spanish police arrest pair of ‘Pink Panther’ international jewel thieves

Spanish police announced on Wednesday they had arrested two suspected members of the notorious "Pink Panther" group of international jewel thieves.

Parties appeal to Spain’s top court to block Catalonia secession plan

Parties appeal to Spain’s top court to block Catalonia secession plan

Three Catalan anti-independence parties on Wednesday asked Spain's Constitutional Court to stop the regional parliament from formally launching a secession process next week.

Elton John, Princess Leia and Bono honoured as Christmas crappers

Elton John, Princess Leia and Bono honoured as Christmas crappers

Spain's 2015 Christmas 'caganers' have been unveiled, a ceramic decoration that pays cheeky homage to some of the world's most famous faces - and bottoms.

Another two jihadists arrested for recruiting for Isis in Catalonia

Another two jihadists arrested for recruiting for Isis in Catalonia

Spanish authorities detained two men suspected of being involved in the Islamic State group's "recruitment and indoctrination" drive, a day after they broke up a "terror cell" in Madrid.

Spanish deputy PM grounded after hot air ballooning stunt backfires

Spanish deputy PM grounded after hot air ballooning stunt backfires

The ruling Popular Party has seen its ratings in the polls plummet but the deputy Prime Minister literally took a downward turn when a TV show stunt came close to disaster.

Spaniards launch campaign against teaching of bullfighting in schools

Spaniards launch campaign against teaching of bullfighting in schools

Thousands of Spaniards have shown their opposition to the plan, put forward by Spain’s Education Ministry, to introduce bullfighting courses in state schools.

Real Madrid’s Karim Benzema arrested over sextape blackmail

Real Madrid’s Karim Benzema arrested over sextape blackmail

UPDATED: Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema has been arrested over an alleged plot to blackmail fellow footballer Mathieu Valbuena with a sex tape, legal sources have said.

FC Barcelona fans to defy Uefa with massive show of independence flags

FC Barcelona fans to defy Uefa with massive show of independence flags

Separatist groups will distribute 30,000 Catalan independence flags during the Champions League match tonight to protest against a Uefa fine for using the flags at other matches.

Spain’s craziest feats revealed in new Guinness Book of Records

Spain’s craziest feats revealed in new Guinness Book of Records

It's not for the biggest ever tortilla or even the largest paella, but Spain boasts a fair few entries into the 2016 edition of the Guinness Book of World Records.