80 years on from the Guernica bombing and Spain is still struggling to honour historical memory

80 years on from the Guernica bombing and Spain is still struggling to honour historical memory

Spain has specific laws on protecting historical memory, and yet some would rather forget about them altogether.

Three women could face jail over giant plastic vagina protest

Three women could face jail over giant plastic vagina protest

Three women, who carried a giant plastic vagina through the streets of Seville as part of a feminist protest mimicking the Easter processions, could face jail after the action was deemed a “religious hate crime”.

Two jihadists linked to Islamic State arrested in Spain

Two jihadists linked to Islamic State arrested in Spain

Spanish authorities said Wednesday that they had arrested an Egyptian suspected of facilitating the return of jihadists from Iraq and Syria and a Spaniard who allegedly recruited people for the Islamic State group.

80 years on, Picasso’s powerful anti-war Guernica still resonates

80 years on, Picasso’s powerful anti-war Guernica still resonates

Exactly 80 years ago, in a crowded market square, the small Basque town of Guernica was bombed by Nazi aircraft at the behest of General Francisco Franco.

Spain’s gag law slammed in press freedom report

Spain’s gag law slammed in press freedom report

The restrictive 'gag law' is a threat to press freedom in Spain, warned Reporters Without Borders in its annual report on the state of the media across the world.

Lost Velazquez painting fetches €8 million in Madrid

Lost Velazquez painting fetches €8 million in Madrid

A painting that had been in the same family for generations and was only recently credited to Spain's famed artist Diego Velazquez was sold in Madrid for €8 million.