Spanish police return art stolen from Swedish churches

 Spanish police on Monday returned 12 artworks, including several 15th-century wood engravings, to Sweden`s embassy in Madrid after they were allegedly stolen by a Spaniard from Swedish churches and museums.

40 Spanish experts rescue injured climber from deep cave

Emergency services in Spain's northeastern region of Catalonia successfully rescued an injured caver from deep underground on Sunday after deploying a team of 40 experts.

New Spanish mayors cast doubts on big building projects

Spain`s construction industry is on edge after far-left mayors took office in the nation`s two largest cities, Barcelona and Madrid, casting doubts over the future of major building projects.

Madrid councillor urged to quit over chapel protest

A second member of Madrid`s new left-wing city council faced calls to resign on Tuesday, over her role in a demonstration by semi-naked protesters in a chapel.

Anti-Semitic joke backfires on Indignado Madrid official

An anti-Semitic joke that a newly elected official from the Spanish Indignados (Outraged) movement tweeted in 2011 unleashed a storm of criticism Sunday, a day after his group took over the Madrid city council.

Indignados mayors take power in Madrid and Barcelona

Activists from the Indignados (Outraged) protest movement that grew out of Spain`s economic crisis took power in the country`s two biggest cities Saturday after ruling conservatives suffered major losses in May`s local elections.

Manuela Carmena, leftist ex-judge now Madrid mayor

A communist and rights activist in her youth, former judge Manuela Carmena on Saturday became mayor of Madrid, ending 24 years of conservative rule in the Spanish capital.

'Outraged' mayors take charge of Madrid, Barcelona
'Outraged' mayors take charge of Madrid, Barcelona

Leftist activists from the Indignados (Outraged) protest movement that grew out of Spain`s economic crisis took charge Saturday of city halls in Madrid and Barcelona, after thrashing the ruling conservatives in local elections.

`Outraged` ex-judge officially elected mayor of Madrid
`Outraged` ex-judge officially elected mayor of Madrid

 Former judge Manuela Carmena, of the "Indignados" (Outraged) protester movement that grew out of Spain`s economic crisis, was officially elected mayor of Madrid on Saturday.

How `Outraged` protesters took charge of Spanish capital
How `Outraged` protesters took charge of Spanish capital

Behind the walls of a former tobacco factory, about 100 people excitedly discuss their plans for Madrid city hall, which from Saturday will be run by protesters from the "Indignados" (Outraged) movement, in an unprecedented experience for Spain.

Spanish police dismantle voodoo-linked sex trafficking ring

Spanish police said Monday they had dismantled a trafficking ring they said used voodoo rituals -- including animal sacrifice -- to force Nigerian women into prostitution in Spain.

Spanish workers to get raise after 3 years of frozen wages

Spanish unions and employer organisations signed an agreement Monday to raise salaries after having kept wages frozen for the past three years, another sign of the rebound in Spain`s economy.

Spain judge opens terrorism probe into Boko Haram

A Spanish High Court judge said Thursday he is opening a probe into Nigerian Islamist militant group Boko Haram and its leader Abubakar Shekau for suspected crimes against humanity and terrorism.

Angry voters change political landscape in Spain polls

Spain faced a dramatically changed political landscape today after voters in local elections abandoned traditional parties, with anti-austerity groups topping polls in Barcelona and possibly taking power in Madrid.

Boy smuggled into Spain in suitcase allowed to stay

  An African boy found hidden in a suitcase that was smuggled across the border into Spain has been granted temporary permission to stay so he can be reunited with his mother, officials said.

At least three dead in Spain military plane crash: Rescue workers

At least three people were killed when an Airbus A400M military plane crashed near Seville airport in southern Spain Saturday, the regional emergency services said.

Spain princess risks asset seizure in fraud case

A Spanish judge Monday took a step towards seizing the assets of Cristina, sister of King Felipe VI, pending her trial in a fraud scandal that has shamed the royal family.

Egyptian president`s Spain trip angers human rights groups

Rights groups slammed an official visit to Spain on Thursday by Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, saying he should be shunned for his authoritarian rule rather than courted for business deals.

Spain sees slight increase in first quarter jobless

Spain`s already high unemployment rose slightly in the first quarter, official data showed Thursday, in a bleak reminder of the challenges the country faces as it seeks to cement a fragile economic recovery.

Olympic TV to be launched `in April or May`: Channel chief
Olympic TV to be launched `in April or May`: Channel chief

The new 24-hour Olympic television channel will be up and running "by April or May 2016", Yianis Exarchos, chief executive of the Olympic Broadcasting System, announced on Wednesday.