Socialists face doomed vote to form government in Spain

Socialists face doomed vote to form government in Spain

Spain's Socialist chief Pedro Sanchez was set to lose his bid to form a new government on Wednesday.

Europe’s mysterious richest man: five essential facts

Europe’s mysterious richest man: five essential facts

Bill Gates is the number one richest man in the world and an internationally known name. But how much do you know about the Spaniard at spot number two?

Spanish unemployment figures rise in February

Spanish unemployment figures rise in February

Spain's unemployment queue inched up slightly in February, due mainly to a rise in the number of jobless in the agriculture sector.

Students travel to Spain one year after Germanwings crash

Students travel to Spain one year after Germanwings crash

As the one-year anniversary of the Germanwings disaster approaches, the German school which lost 16 students is hoping another language exchange can help to heal the wounds.

US expats vote for Sanders in ‘Super Tuesday’ primary

US expats vote for Sanders in ‘Super Tuesday’ primary

Bucking the trend back in the homeland which saw success for Hillary Clinton, American Democrats in Spain voted strongly for Bernie Sanders. But some still fear the impact of "the rise of Trump".

Spanish town bans bizarre duck throwing festival

Spanish town bans bizarre duck throwing festival

One Spanish town has decided to take action against its "cruel" century-old tradition.

This is how excited Spain is by its probable next PM

This is how excited Spain is by its probable next PM

Spain's Socialist leader pleaded with law makers on Tuesday evening to vote him through as prime minister, but faced a less than captive audience...

‘Europe’s Nelson Mandela’ freed, vows to push for peace

‘Europe’s Nelson Mandela’ freed, vows to push for peace

Arnaldo Otegi has been hailed as Europe's Nelson Mandela, but for victims of Eta he remains a hate figure.