David de Gea offered big money deal to stay at club: Louis van Gaal
David de Gea offered big money deal to stay at club: Louis van Gaal

 Louis van Gaal claims Manchester United have made David de Gea a big-money offer in a bid to persuade the Spain goalkeeper to remain at Old Trafford.

Spaniard David Ferrer puts good form down to renewed confidence
Spaniard David Ferrer puts good form down to renewed confidence

 Spain`s David Ferrer has put his strong start to the season down to having rediscovered his confidence.

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.

Rafael Nadal comfortably passes Nicolas Almagro test in Barcelona
Rafael Nadal comfortably passes Nicolas Almagro test in Barcelona

Rafael Nadal eased past Spanish compatriot Nicolas Almagro 6-3 6-1 to reach the Barcelona Open third round on Wednesday as he began his bid for a ninth title on the clay in the Catalan capital.

Spain locates sunken Russian trawler off Canaries

 A Russian fishing trawler that sank last week off Spain`s Canary Islands has been found and is still losing fuel, Public Works Minister Ana Pastor said Wednesday.

Venezuela declares former Spanish PM persona non grata

 Venezuela's Chavista-dominated National Assembly has declared former Spanish prime minister Felipe Gonzalez persona non grata.

Spain recalls ambassador to Venezuela as row deepens

Spain recalled its ambassador to Caracas Wednesday after Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro accused Madrid of "terrorism", as a row between the two countries intensified.

Boy in Spain attack `burst into tears` after killing teacher

 A 13-year-old boy armed with a crossbow and knife who killed a teacher at his school in Spain "burst into tears" after he realised what he had done, the gym teacher who subdued him said on Tuesday.

How Diego Simeone painted Madrid red
How Diego Simeone painted Madrid red

In the dying moments of Diego Simeone`s second Madrid derby in charge of Atletico, a banner was lowered behind the goal his side was defending to display a stinging message: "Wanted: A dignified rival for a decent derby". 

Bomb explodes outside Spanish embassy in Libya: Security source

 A bomb exploded outside Spain`s embassy in the Libyan capital on Monday night without causing injuries, a security source told a news agency, an attack later claimed by the Islamic State (IS) group.

Six tourists, pilot killed in Dominican Republic plane crash

 Six tourists from Britain and Spain and their local pilot were killed Monday when their small plane crashed into a golf course after takeoff from Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic, authorities said.

Student armed with crossbow kills teacher at Spain school

A 13-year-old boy armed with a crossbow and knife killed a teacher and wounded four others at his school in Barcelona on Monday before being subdued, police and witnesses said.

Spanish police detain student for suspected teacher killing

Spanish police on Monday they have detained a boy, who is under 14 years of age, for the suspected killing of a male teacher and the wounding of several others at a school in Barcelona.

Student kills teacher at Spanish school: police

A young teenage student was in police custody on suspicion of killing a teacher and wounding four other people at his school in Barcelona on Monday.

Nick Kyrgios slams ITF for drug testing him 'more than' other players
Nick Kyrgios slams ITF for drug testing him 'more than' other players

The International Tennis Federation found themselves on the receiving ends of Australian teen tennis star Nick Kyrgios' scathing tweets, as he accused them of drug testing him more than other players.

Germanwings crash victims remembered with candles and angels
Germanwings crash victims remembered with candles and angels

The passengers and crew killed in the Germanwings plane that crashed into the French Alps were remembered on Friday at a memorial service in which 150 candles were lit on the steps of the altar of Cologne Cathedral.

EU urges Spain to allow migrants to present asylum requests

The EU urged Spain on Thursday to allow migrants trying to enter its north African enclaves to present their asylum requests without having to scale border fences.

Iran vows `irreversible steps` on nuclear programme if matched by West: Zarif

Iran will take "irreversible steps" over its contested nuclear programme if the West does the same, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Tuesday during a visit to Spain.

EU foreign ministers pay tribute to Germanwings crash victims

The foreign ministers of France, Spain and Germany paid tribute on Monday to the victims of the Germanwings crash in the French Alps at Barcelona airport, where the flight took off last month.

Political winds blow Catalan statehood bid off course

Leaders seeking independence for Spain`s Catalonia region had the wind in their sails four months ago, but the change sweeping Spanish politics has blown them off course.