Spanish school kids seek heat relief… in funeral home

Spanish school kids seek heat relief… in funeral home

It's hot in Spain, so much so that over-heated students near Madrid were transferred from their school to a cooler place... which turned out to be the local air-conditioned funeral home.

Convicted ‘elevator rapist’, released early in 2013, arrested again for sex crimes

Convicted ‘elevator rapist’, released early in 2013, arrested again for sex crimes

His early release in 2013 sparked outrage and worry across Spain. Now he has again been arrested, accused of four acts of sexual assault.

Spain threatens to block Greece bailout payment

Spain threatens to block Greece bailout payment

Spain on Friday threatened to block the latest bailout disbursement to Greece, angry that Athens failed to drop a legal case against European experts who had worked on the Greek privatization programme.

Passengers stop train with no air conditioning, no ventilation amid ‘dreadful’ heat

Passengers stop train with no air conditioning, no ventilation amid ‘dreadful’ heat

A technical problem left a Renfe train traveling through Catalonia without any air conditioning or ventilation, causing some passengers to pull the emergency brake due to the insufferable heat.

Spaniards most likely to want their own EU referendum, poll shows

Spaniards most likely to want their own EU referendum, poll shows

A new poll shows that while most Spaniards aren't eager to follow in the UK's footsteps, they are more likely than anyone else to want their own vote on the European Union.

Hot hot hot: Temperatures up to 42C in Spanish heatwave

Hot hot hot: Temperatures up to 42C in Spanish heatwave

Spanish weathermen are warning of a continued heatwave starting on Friday and going into the weekend, with temperatures reaching 42C in some parts.