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REVEALED: Spain’s cities rank higher than London in world’s top 50 ‘most liveable’

Both Spanish cities had identical scores for the first three categories, but Barcelona edged ahead with better health and infrastructure rankings than Madrid

NOT COOL: Locals in Spain reject having their neighbourhood branded ‘coolest in world’

Not everyone in Madrid’s Lavapies appreciated the neighbourhood being labelled the ‘coolest in the world’, discovers Heather Galloway

Manufacturers of DEADLY drug Nolotil that killed expats face €500 million lawsuit after Olive Press investigation

A €500 million lawsuit is launched and there are already 200 claimants, following an Olive Press investigation

Russia and Spain agree joint cybersecurity group against fake news

Russia and Spain want to gauge the extent of the problem of fake news and analyse it to prevent it from becoming a source of friction

Police foil Franco supporter’s plot to assassinate Spain Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez

The 63-year-old painted himself as a martyr, writing in the WhatsApp group, 'I am willing to sacrifice myself for Spain'

Lethal painkiller Nolotil BANNED for Brits visiting Spain

The Spanish Medicine Agency has finally issued a directive to ban the drug for British and Irish tourists and regulate it for expats in Spain

New British Ambassador to Spain is former Brexit chief who replaces Simon Manley CMG

"It will be a pride and a pleasure to represent the United Kingdom in Spain and take over next summer"

Disaster zone declared in Spain’s Malaga, Sevilla and Cadiz as flood costs soar past €30 million

SPAIN'S government has declared areas of Malaga, Sevilla and Cadiz as disaster zones following last month's flash floods.  According to the Insurance Compensation Consortium, there...

Norman Foster’s new Madrid opus is so transparent you can barely see it

BRITISH ‘starchitect’ Norman Foster is making his mark in the heart of Madrid with a see-through glass box called Axis. The cube-shaped steel and glass...

Sotogrande-based British architect makes his mark in Madrid

BRITISH expat architect Mark Fenwick’s career, like his buildings, is soaring to new heights. With his business partner Javier Iribarren, the Sotogrande-based designer’s Fenwick Iribarren...

WATCH: Man defaces General Franco’s tomb in Madrid with red paint and is dragged away by security guards

The protest was sparked by growing tension surrounding the planned exhumation of the remains of General Franco from the Valley of the Fallen

BREAKING: Real Madrid sack manager Julen Lopetegui after embarrassing El Clásico loss to Barcelona

Since 1929, only one Real Madrid manager - Antonio Camacho in 2004 - has been at the helm for fewer games than Lopetegui

Invaluable 16th Century Titian painting torn after falling from wall in Madrid

Conservation experts from the Museo del Prado, to mend the ‘considerable horizontal tear’

Spanish doctors ‘eliminate’ HIV from patient in stem cell transplant trial

SPANISH scientists believe they may have managed to eliminate HIV from a patient using stem cell transplant treatment.  Scientists from the Institute for AIDS Research...

WATCH: Bull breaks legs and drags itself along floor after being forced to jump from van in Spanish festival

As the bull smacks down onto the concrete its two back legs snap instantly and the large animal then drags itself helplessly along the street

WATCH: Renfe in racism row after officers ‘target’ and ‘kick’ black man after demanding he show his ticket

https://www.facebook.com/eldiarioes/videos/2220051278231675/   THIS is the moment a black man was 'targeted' by Renfe officers before being violently dragged off the train.  The shocking clip, obtained by El...

Madrid’s oldest luxury hotel checks in for another heyday

THE fast Edwardian set’s favourite Madrid hotel is back in business with a brand new look for a new century. The Gran Hotel Ingles was...

What can you buy in Spain when money is no object?

A VILLA in Mallorca made headline news this month for being the ‘most expensive’ in Spain … although the owners of an even costlier...

DIVIDED: Experts and locals on digging up dictator Franco from the Valley of the Fallen in special Olive Press...

Spain is a country still divided between those nostalgic for the Franco days and those who abhorred El Generalisimo

One dead and 11 injured after scaffolding collapses at Ritz Hotel in Spain

Scaffolding in the inner courtyard fell from the sixth floor to the first taking workers with it

Spain makes fresh demands over Gibraltar in Brexit negotiations

Spanish PM Pedro Sanchez met with chief EU negotiator Michel Barnier to seek a new Gibraltar chapter in the Brexit agreement this week

Spain makes U-turn on bombs sale to Saudi Arabia despite concerns over use in Yemen

Just 48 hours after Defence Minister Margarita Robles said the sale was 'undergoing review', the government decided to reactivate it

EXPAT ALARM: ‘Get yourself registered’, warns Spain ambassador in open Brexit letter

While it expresses optimism for a deal, it says all eventualities have to be prepared for

Spain to halt sale of bombs to Saudi Arabia amid fears of their use in Yemen conflict

The process of cancelling a contract signed between Mariano Rajoy’s former government and the Arab state in 2015 is currently underway

Man rushed to hospital in helicopter after being crushed by giant globe at ‘running of balls’ festival in Spain

‘Boloencierro’ festival has taken place for the last seven years in Mataelpino, in the region of Madrid
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