Spanish bankers sent to jail in landmark ruling

Spanish bankers sent to jail in landmark ruling

A Spanish court has jailed five former executives who got millions in severance pay from a struggling bank that later had to be nationalised, a first in a country still reeling from banking bailouts.

VIDEO: Topless feminist grabs new Trump effigy ‘by the balls’ in Madrid

VIDEO: Topless feminist grabs new Trump effigy ‘by the balls’ in Madrid

The new Donald Trump waxwork was just accosted by a bare-breasted woman at its inaugeration in Madrid.

GALLERY: Holy Smoke! Horsemen gallop through flames at Spanish fiesta

GALLERY: Holy Smoke! Horsemen gallop through flames at Spanish fiesta

They may look like the horsemen of the apocalypse heralding the end of the world but in fact, the fiery festival of Luminarias is held to ward off evil spirits and bring fortune for the year ahead.

Portugal protests against Spain stockpiling nuclear waste near border

Portugal protests against Spain stockpiling nuclear waste near border

Portugal has accused Spain of stockpiling nuclear waste close to its border without evaluating the environmental impact.

Spain ruling party’s ex-treasurer tells court of slush fund

Spain ruling party’s ex-treasurer tells court of slush fund

The most high-profile suspect in a major Spanish corruption scandal took the stand on Monday, admitting for the first time in public that the ruling conservative Popular Party (PP) once had a slush fund.