Spain

Ramos earns Real Madrid a dramatic draw in El Clasico

Sergio Ramos earned Real Madrid a dramatic late draw in El Clasico by heading in a Luka Modric free-kick to hold Barcelona 1-1 on Saturday.

34 arrests in Spain in tennis match-fixing probe

Spanish authorities have detained 34 people, including six players, in connection with match-fixing at lower tier tennis tournaments in Spain and Portugal, police said on Thursday.

Spanish novelist Eduardo Mendoza wins Cervantes Prize

Spanish novelist Eduardo Mendoza has won the Miguel de Cervantes Prize, the Spanish-speaking world's highest literary honour.

Ronaldo scores twice as Real extend lead with 2-1 defeat of Gijon

Real Madrid extended their lead atop the Spanish Liga to seven points on Saturday, with a 2-1 home defeat of lowly Sporting Gijon

Real cruise 3-0 at Atletico, with Ronaldo hat-trick

Real Madrid opened up a four-point gap atop the Spanish Liga with a 3-0 win at neighbours Atletico on Saturday, after a hat-trick from Cristiano Ronaldo.

Spanish pensioner's death sparks protests

Thousands of people took to the streets of some 20 cities in Spain on Saturday to protest against energy poverty.

Two suspected jihadists detained in Spain

Two men suspected of being prepared to carry out terrorist attacks in Europe were detained in Madrid early Saturday, the Spanish Interior Ministry said in a statement.

Spain faces hefty EU fine for failing to process sewage correctly

Spain was threatened Thursday with a fine of more than 46.5 million euros (49.8 million dollars) for failing to enact EU rules on sewage treatment, the bloc's executive said, as it referred the...

Spanish police break up child porn ring

Spanish police have broken up a child pornography ring, arresting 56 men including the group's suspected leader in several locations, officials said on Thursday.

Cristiano Ronaldo extends Real Madrid contract until 2021

Superstar Cristiano Ronaldo has agreed to extend his contract with Real Madrid until 2021, the European champions said on Sunday.

Bale gets brace as leaders Real Madrid beat Leganes 3-0

Gareth Bale scored twice and Alvaro Morata got the other as Spanish league leaders Real Madrid trounced lowly neighbours Leganes 3-0 on Sunday.

Chief of separatist group ETA arrested in France

The head of Spain's separatist ETA group has been arrested in France after eight years in hiding, the Spanish Interior Ministry said Saturday.

Spain's Rajoy sworn in as prime minister after months of deadlock

Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy was sworn in for a second term on Monday by King Felipe VI.

Real Madrid extend contract of forward Bale to 2022

Real Madrid have extended the contract of forward Gareth Bale from 2019 to 2022, the European champions said on Sunday.

Mariano Rajoy wins confidence vote to become Spain's prime minister

Mariano Rajoy won a confidence vote on Saturday to become Spain's prime minister, ending a 10-month political deadlock to form a new government.