A police officer was stabbed to death in Valencia as he attempted to arrest a man suspected of killing a man and leaving his chopped up corpse in a suitcase on a city street.
Spain's state prosecutor has ordered a criminal probe of Catalan mayors who cooperate with an October 1st independence referendum deemed illegal by Madrid and threatened to arrest those who do not comply.
The number of migrants arriving in Spain so far this year has soared more than 88 percent from the same period in 2016, Interior Minister Juan Ignacio Zoido said onTuesday.
Spanish police temporarily evacuated Barcelona's Sagrada Familia church and nearby businesses on Tuesday after a van parked nearby prompted a bomb scare which they said turned out to be a "false alarm".
A Swedish man in his mid-20s is being held in Barcelona on suspicion of a series of sexual assaults.