Spain economy outlook ‘better than expected’ with GDP growth forecast

Spain economy outlook ‘better than expected’ with GDP growth forecast

Spain's central bank on Tuesday raised its 2015 growth forecast for the country to 3.2 percent, further strengthening the outlook for recovery in the eurozone's fourth biggest economy.

Seaside town in southern Spain nets the big Christmas lottery win

Seaside town in southern Spain nets the big Christmas lottery win

The residents of Roquetas de Mar will be enjoying a very happy Christmas after their town landed El Gordo - the Fat One - in Spain's famous Christmas lottery.

Madrid banishes ghosts of Franco from its streets with name changes

Madrid banishes ghosts of Franco from its streets with name changes

Madrid City Hall has confirmed it will change the names of 30 streets in the capital that currently honour people connected to the regime of Spanish dictator General Francisco Franco.

On location in Spain: Ten amazing facts about film classic Dr Zhivago

On location in Spain: Ten amazing facts about film classic Dr Zhivago

To mark the 50th anniversary of the release of David Lean's romantic epic The Local reveals some little known facts about the film's links with Spain.

Spanish PM offers dialogue with other parties to form government

Spanish PM offers dialogue with other parties to form government

Spain's beleaguered Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy has offered dialogue to other political groupings in an attempt to form a government

Airbnb fined for offering lodgings without permits in Barcelona

Airbnb fined for offering lodgings without permits in Barcelona

Barcelona's left-wing city hall has slapped home rental websites Airbnb and HomeAway with fines for marketing lodgings that lacked permits to host tourists.