Spain’s Christmas lottery showers fortune on ‘communists’ in struggling town

Spain’s Christmas lottery showers fortune on ‘communists’ in struggling town

Spain's annual Christmas lottery showered some €56 million on residents of a struggling town where nearly a third of the population is out of work.

Old folks celebrate big win in Spain’s Christmas lottery

Old folks celebrate big win in Spain’s Christmas lottery

Las Peñuelas residential care home was celebrating big on Thursday after it emerged that the winning number had been bought by 90 percent of its residents and staff.

Madrid neighbourhood scoops ‘fat one’ in Spain’s Christmas lottery

Madrid neighbourhood scoops ‘fat one’ in Spain’s Christmas lottery

The winning number of El Gordo, the top prize in Spain's Christmas lottery has been announced.

Little donkey: Live nativity scenes raise animal welfare concerns

Little donkey: Live nativity scenes raise animal welfare concerns

Animals rights groups have raised concerns over the welfare of animals used in live nativity scenes across Spain.

Football: Monaco forced to pay millions in tax to Spain – report

Football: Monaco forced to pay millions in tax to Spain – report

French Ligue 1 side Monaco were forced to pay almost €12 million to Spain's tax authorities over the transfers of stars including Colombian James Rodriguez, the Football Leaks investigation said on Wednesday.