Swedish writer wanted by Turkey arrested in Spain

Swedish writer wanted by Turkey arrested in Spain

Swedish-Turkish writer Hamza Yalcin, 59, was arrested while holidaying in Spain, after Turkey accused him of plotting terror acts against the country, according to reports.

Smurfs evicted from Spain’s blue ‘Smurf village’ after row over royalties

Smurfs evicted from Spain’s blue ‘Smurf village’ after row over royalties

The Andalusian village of Júzcar, which shot to fame after being painted blue for a publicity stunt to promote the Smurf film, is no longer allowed to claim to be the home of Smurfs.

Cycling champ Contador to retire after Vuelta a España

Cycling champ Contador to retire after Vuelta a España

Two-time Tour de France winner Alberto Contador announced on Monday that he will bring an illustrious career to an end next month after racing in the Vuelta a España on home soil.

Spain sizzles as ‘Lucifer’ heatwave grips southern Europe

Spain sizzles as ‘Lucifer’ heatwave grips southern Europe

As southern Europe is gripped in a hellishly hot heatwave, 20 provinces in Spain are put on alert for high temperartures.

Dozens of migrants storm Morocco-Spain border post

Dozens of migrants storm Morocco-Spain border post

More than 100 migrants stormed a border post between Morocco and the Spanish territory of Ceuta on Monday, careering through with agents unable to stop them, police said.