Statements so far do not suggest coherent thought has occurred in Madrid.
Separatist former First Minister refuses to answer prosecutor's questions.
In Spanish Senate, Mariano Rajoy Suggests White House Lied About Phone Call With Donald Trump
FULL STORY: Rajoy denied three times in parliament extra NATO defence spending was discussed; Podemos: Trump is "a time bomb".
22 Feb 10:22 IN-DEPTH
Barcelona Police Fire Shots To Stop A 32-Year Old Swedish Man Who Had Stolen A Gas Bottle Lorry
FULL STORY: The man was not armed and there are no indications it was any kind of a terrorist attack, police say.
21 Feb 14:03 IN-DEPTH
Spain's Princess Cristina Found Not Guilty But Ordered To Pay €265,000 In Nóos Fraud Case
FULL STORY: The princess defended her husband, Iñaki Urdangarin, who was sentenced to six years and three months in prison.
17 Feb 10:40 IN-DEPTH
96% Of PP Electors Vote For Rajoy As Chairman
FULL STORY: Mariano Rajoy warned Catalan independence would be "a terrible, painful amputation", not "a pleasant pruning".
12 Feb 17:18 IN-DEPTH
Pablo Iglesias Wins Podemos Leadership Race
FULL STORY: The bitter contest with Iñigo Errejón saw members favour a return to the party's anti-establishment protest roots.
12 Feb 15:17 IN-DEPTH
Donald Trump Tells Mariano Rajoy The US Wants More Defence Spending For NATO
FULL STORY: The Spanish Prime Minister told the new President that he would act as America's link to four continents.
08 Feb 08:44 IN-DEPTH
Artur Mas Goes On Trial, Migrants Jump Over Border Fence, Spain Rescues 494 Migrants Off Libya
DAILY BRIEFING: Finance Minister looking at lowering CO2 exemption limit for registration tax on 830,000 cars.
06 Feb 17:29 DAILY BRIEFING
Trouble In Podemos. Could Pablo Iglesias Be Forced Out As Leader By This Time Next Week?
THE BIG PICTURE: Members of the young protest party are to decide between anti-establishment protest and an option closer to the PSOE.
05 Feb 21:07 IN-DEPTH
Goya Film Awards, Podemos & Ciudadanos Decide Future, Electricity Prices Fall, Right Gains In Poll
DAILY BRIEFING: Five young people died in a head-on collision in Murcia on Saturday night, which left three others in hospital.
05 Feb 13:31 DAILY BRIEFING
No 2017 Budget Until Summer, No Bilateral Brexit Deal, European Army, Tourists Spend €77 Billion
DAILY BRIEFING: Podemos and Ciudadanos begin their 2017 party conference processes.
04 Feb 15:00 DAILY BRIEFING
All 12 Crew Members Rescued Alive After Fishing Vessel Gure Uxua Sinks Off Northern Spain
FULL STORY: Three helicopters and three lifeboats were launched after a distress signal was received at 3:26 p.m. on Friday.
03 Feb 17:59 IN-DEPTH
Spanish GDP Grew 3.2% In 2016
DAILY BRIEFING: Economic growth slows 0.6 points from a year earlier.
30 Jan 10:06 DAILY BRIEFING
Corruption & Democracy In Spain, Europe Backs Train Crash Victims, School Bus Crash
DAILY BRIEFING: European leaders ignored the Catalan First Minister at a referendum conference organised in Brussels.
25 Jan 10:42 DAILY BRIEFING
Mercadona And Police Refute British Reports Of Jihadi Suicide Attack In Spanish Supermarket
FAKE NEWS: Police say video footage shows the man eating a banana and smoking a cigarette.
12 Jan 11:04 IN-DEPTH
Two Female Spanish Islamic State Jihadis Arrested In Turkey On Their Way Back To Europe
FULL STORY: The Home Office denied rumours of an imminent terror attack in Spain on Tuesday.
28 Dec 18:47 IN-DEPTH
A Dull But Perhaps Promising King's Speech
EDITORIAL: Felipe VI crowns 2016 with the least watched Christmas address ever.
26 Dec 14:46 EDITORIAL
José María Aznar Resigns As Honorary Chairman Of The Popular Party
FULL STORY: In a letter, he thanks grassroots party members but not Mariano Rajoy.
20 Dec 18:12 IN-DEPTH
Spain's Constitutional Court Suspends 2017 Independence Referendum In Catalonia
FULL STORY: The National High Court in Madrid yesterday bailed five separatists accused of burning photos of the King.
14 Dec 13:06 IN-DEPTH
When Journalism Fails: The Case of Nadia And El Mundo
EDITORIAL: Catalan police say the parents of 11-year old Nadia Nerea raised €300,000 in eight days thanks to Spanish media outlets.
11 Dec 12:41 EDITORIAL
Spanish GDP Up 0.7% In Q4 2016
Spain's Gross Domestic Product (GDP) grew 0.7% from October to December 2016, leaving the rate for the whole year at 3.2%, the country's National S...
30 Jan 10:20
Spain Drops Five More Places In Transparency Corruption Ranking
Spain placed 41st in Transparency International's 2016 annual corruption index, published on Wednesday, with a score of 58. That score was the same...
25 Jan 17:41
Spain Still A "Full Democracy" In 2016, Says Economist Report
Spain maintained 17th place as a "full democracy" in the Economist Intelligence Unit's 2016 report, published on Wednesday morning, with a score of...
25 Jan 17:07
European Parliament Backs Call For New Train Crash Investigation
The European Parliament's Committee on Petitions has backed a request by Spanish victims of the 2013 high-speed train crash in Santiago de Composte...
25 Jan 13:39
European Leaders Ignore Catalan Government At Brussels Talk
Catalan government leaders travelled to Brussels on Tuesday after taking out ads in several European newspapers announcing a conference they had or...
25 Jan 11:43
Madrid School Bus Driver Tests Positive For Cocaine After Crash
18 people—17 children and the driver—were slightly injured in a school bus crash on Wednesday morning in the Fuenlabrada area of Madrid, according ...
25 Jan 11:24
Podemos And Catalan Separatists To Snub Constitution Day
Podemos leaders Pablo Iglesias, Iñigo Errejón and Xavier Domenech, along with United Left leader Alberto Garzón, have said they will not be attendi...
01 Dec 13:19
Government To Raise Taxes On Alcohol, Cigarettes And Soft Drinks
Spain's Finance Minister, **Cristóbal Montoro**, announced on Wednesday that the new government is to **increase tax** on alcohol, tobacco and suga...
01 Dec 13:05
Two More Moroccans Arrested In The Basque Country On Terror Charges
Police arrested two more **Moroccans** in Spain on Wednesday for activities related to **Islamic State terrorism and propaganda**, the Home Office ...
01 Dec 11:20