Spain to fly back missionary with Ebola from Sierra Leone

Spain is sending a plane to fly a Catholic missionary infected with the deadly Ebola virus home from Sierra Leone, officials said Saturday.

Spain `very happy` at Scottish `No` vote: PM Mariano Rajoy

Spain is "very happy" Scotland has voted against breaking away from Britain, Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy said on Friday, as he faced down a bid by the Catalonia region for its own independence vote.

Spain PM warns independence votes `torpedo` EU

 Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy on Wednesday branded moves for independence such as those in Scotland and Spain`s Catalonia region a "torpedo" to European integration.

Vatican car carrying drugs intercepted

 French police have confiscated cocaine and marijuana from a car with Vatican plates, after it entered the country from Spain, RTL radio reported.

Spanish minister warns against Catalonia independence vote

Spanish Minister of Foreign Affairs Jose Manuel Garcia-Margallo warned that if Catalonia region continues with plans to hold an independence referendum Nov 9, the regions status as an autonomous community could be at risk.

Catalans form giant `V for vote` in independence drive

Catalans fired up by Scotland`s independence referendum massed in Barcelona`s streets in red and yellow shirts Thursday, forming a giant "V" to demand a vote on breaking away from Spain.

Fired up by Scotland, Catalans rally for breakaway vote

 Fired up by Scotland`s looming independence referendum, nationalists in Catalonia took to the streets on Thursday for mass protests to demand their own vote on breaking away from Spain.

Catalans can`t be stopped from voting on independence: Leader

Catalonia`s president warned Wednesday it was "practically impossible" to stop the region voting on secession from Spain and predicted Scotland would stay in the European Union even if it chooses independence.

Spanish man sliced ham for 40 hours

 A Spanish man broke the Guinness record for slicing ham non-stop for 40 hours.

Spain court orders release of Ashya King`s parents

A Spanish judge on Tuesday ordered the immediate release of the British parents arrested for taking their ill son Ashya King out of hospital, a court source said.

Parents of tumour boy held in Spain as sympathy grows

 A Spanish judge on Monday extended the detention of a British couple arrested for taking their seriously ill son out of a hospital in England without medical consent, as sympathy for their situation grew at home.

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.

Spanish police rescue helicopter crashes, three dead

A police helicopter carrying out a mountain rescue crashed in fog Sunday, killing all three crew members on board, regional emergency services said.

Spanish woman fakes kidnapping to get cash to record album

A 22-year-old young Spanish woman faked her own kidnapping to try to get ransom money from her father to record a music album, police said.

Spanish woman fakes kidnapping to get cash to record album

A 22-year-old young Spanish woman faked her own kidnapping to try to get ransom money from her father to record a music album, police said on Friday.

Apologise for Spain civil war role, Germany told

Spanish campaigners said on Thursday they have written to German Chancellor Angela Merkel demanding she apologise for her country helping the ex-dictator Franco in Spain`s civil war.

India 5th in wind power generation with 1,700 MW added in 2013

India ranked fifth among top ten wind power producers in the world by adding 1,700 MW capacity in 2013, a global report on renewable energy said.

Indonesia hunts Spaniards missing in tourist boat sinking

Indonesian rescuers Tuesday expanded their search for two Spanish men still missing after a tourist boat sank at the weekend, forcing survivors to swim hours to dry land and drink their own urine.

Fossils in Spain provide links to last giant dinosaurs

Fossils discovered in the central Spanish province of Cuenca have enabled experts to reconstruct the dermal armour of the titanosaurs, the last of the giant dinosaurs, for the first time.

Spain`s Canary Islands fume over oil exploration

Spain`s government sparked an outcry Thursday by giving oil group Repsol the all-clear to explore for oil and gas off the coast of the tourism-dependent Canary Islands.