VIDEO: Russian gang boss who slept with axe under pillow arrested on Costa del Sol

VIDEO: Russian gang boss who slept with axe under pillow arrested on Costa del Sol

A Russian gang boss who slept with an axe under his pillow because he feared a murder attempt has been detained in southern Spain, police said Tuesday.

Mallorca and Ibiza introduce strict rules to curb mass tourism

Mallorca and Ibiza introduce strict rules to curb mass tourism

Spain’s regional Balearic government have passed strict new laws to limit the number of holidaymakers to the islands.

This is what happened when a vegan ordered a meat-free meal on the Costa del Sol

This is what happened when a vegan ordered a meat-free meal on the Costa del Sol

Any meat-averse diner will know the perils of ordering a meal in Spain where the de-facto national dish is jamón and even salads come liberally sprinkled with the stuff.

Migrants found hidden in fairground rides in Spain’s Ceuta

Migrants found hidden in fairground rides in Spain’s Ceuta

Spanish police have found 30 Moroccan and Algerian migrants, 10 of them minors, hidden in fairground vehicles leaving the Spanish territory of Ceuta after an annual festival, they said Tuesday.

Holiday in the Canary Islands? Beware the toxic algae foam

Holiday in the Canary Islands? Beware the toxic algae foam

Authorities in Spain's Canary Islands have kept beaches open to the public but warned holidaymakers against touching potentially irritating microalgae blooms that have infested the waters.

Sweden aids journalist held in Spain on Turkey warrant

Sweden aids journalist held in Spain on Turkey warrant

Sweden said on Tuesday that it was working to assist a Swedish-Turkish journalist detained in Spain after Ankara issued an international arrest warrant, as alarm over press freedom in Turkey grows.