Foreign pilgrims flock to Spain`s Santiago trail

Despite her sore feet, Federica Simonetto smiles for a photo by the last signpost on the Way of Saint James -- one of a new wave of young pilgrims bringing fresh life to the Medieval trail.

Three dead in Spanish police rescue helicopter crash

Madrid: A police helicopter flying to rescue a mountain climber with a broken ankle crashed in Spain on Sunday, killing all three crew members on board, emergency services said.

Evacuated Spanish priest first European to die of Ebola

An elderly Spanish priest became the first European to die from Ebola today, succumbing to the virus in a Madrid hospital five days after being evacuated from Liberia.

Spain`s new king, queen meet terror victims

The new king and queen of Spain, Felipe VI and Letizia, carried out their first official function on Saturday, meeting "victims of terrorist violence".

Spain raids jihadist cell `led by ex-Guantanamo inmate`

Spanish police arrested eight people in pre-dawn raids in Madrid on Monday against a jihadist recruitment network led by a former Guantanamo Bay inmate, the government said.

Spain lawmakers pave way for future King Felipe VI

Spanish lawmakers opened a historic session on Wednesday to approve 76-year-old King Juan Carlos`s abdication, paving the way for his son Felipe to take the scandal-hit throne despite anti-royalist protests.

Thousands join republican march in Spain

Thousands of protesters took to the streets of Madrid on Saturday to demand a referendum to abolish Spain`s monarchy, just days after King Juan Carlos abdicated in favour of his son.

Spain`s King abdicates for his `new generation` son

Spain`s King Juan Carlos, who led Spain`s transition from dictatorship to democracy but faced royal scandals amid the nation`s near financial meltdown, announced Monday he will abdicate in favour of his son, making way for a "new generation."

Spain police arrest six in suspected jihadist cell

Spanish security forces launched pre-dawn raids Friday to break up a jihadist cell in Spain`s north African territory of Melilla, arresting six suspects, the government said.

Spain police put stolen phones on show

Spanish police said Tuesday they are putting on display scores of stolen mobile telephones so their owners can claim them, after a crackdown on thefts in Madrid`s underground train network.

Four children among five killed in Spain minibus crash

Four children and an adult from a youth football team have been killed when their minibus crashed into a mechanical digger on a country road in southern Spain, officials said.

Spain confirms ban on police gear to Venezuela

Spain`s Foreign Minister confirmed Saturday that Madrid has suspended exports of anti-riot and police gear to Venezuela where tensions are high after two months of anti-government demonstrations.

Two Spanish journalists freed in Syria: Report

Two Spanish journalists taken hostage by an Al Qaeda-linked group last year have been freed, the Spanish daily El Mundo reported on Sunday.

Big protest in Spain against government austerity

Tens of thousands of demonstrators from across Spain have marched in central Madrid to protest government measures they claim have eroded civil rights in the country.

Big protest in Spain against government austerity

Tens of thousands of demonstrators from across Spain have marched in central Madrid to protest government measures they claim have eroded civil rights in the country.

Over 200 migrants force way into Spain`s Melilla

More than 200 migrants stormed across a triple-layer border fence Friday into Spain`s north African territory of Melilla, the Spanish authorities said.

Spain PM says Catalan independence vote `can`t take place`

Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy said Tuesday that a referendum on Catalan independence planned for November 9 will not take place because it would be illegal.

Spain princess in court for historic fraud hearing

Spanish King Juan Carlos`s daughter Cristina entered court smiling under the gaze of the world`s media Saturday to answer fraud accusations, a historic first for the troubled royal family.

Spanish king presides over military parade in crutches

Spain`s King Juan Carlos presided over a military parade wearing crutches on Monday, his first appearance in public outside his home since undergoing hip replacement surgery in November.

Spain government takes tough stand on abortion

The Spanish government has given its consent to the tough abortion law that would not allow Spanish women to freely choose an abortion during the early stages of pregnancy.