Man takes hostage in Mali consulate in Barcelona

2018-03-20 08:49

A man from Mali has been holding a woman hostage in the African country's consulate in Barcelona, police say.

Vettel's record pace does not worry Hamilton

2018-03-09 09:34

Lewis Hamilton said he is not worried about the lap time put in by Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel at the final Barcelona test.

McLaren's Honda decision 'hasty' - Villadelprat

2018-03-05 08:23

Former F1 engineer Joan Villadelprat wonders if McLaren was right to have dumped Honda.

Ricciardo tops first F1 pre-season test

2018-02-27 08:28

Australian Daniel Ricciardo was fastest on the first day of pre-season Formula 1 testing in Barcelona.The Red Bull driver was the only one to complete more than 100 laps.

WATCH: Kubica shows what it's like to drive with the new F1 Halo device

2018-02-26 08:43

Williams test driver, Robert Kubica, shows what its like to drive an F1 car fitted with the new Halo safety device.

Grid girl ban is 'discrimination' - Jo Ramirez

2018-02-07 10:10

Former McLaren team coordinator Jo Ramirez has slammed Liberty Media's decision to ban grid girls.

This is how a car is painted: 84 robots and 5000 litres of paint

2018-01-22 08:31

Three years of research and enough sensitivity to appreciate market trends; watch how a vehicle is painted.

'Dead' prisoner wakes up just before autopsy

2018-01-10 17:39

Spanish morgue workers were given a major fright when a prisoner who had been declared dead after an apparent suicide attempt woke up just as they prepared to perform an autopsy, authorities say.

Storm Eleanor batters Europe, bringing chaos and destruction

2018-01-04 11:25

Winter storm Eleanor is sweeping across Europe, bringing death, damage and disruption, snarling transport networks and cutting power to tens of thousands of people.

Catalan separatists deal blow to Madrid

2017-12-22 21:07

With their leaders in exile or jail, Catalan separatists are scrambling to reap the benefits of defeating Spain's central government in a divisive regional election.


Spain arrests 155 over Chinese human trafficking ring

2018-03-13 17:39

Spanish police say they have arrested 155 mostly Chinese nationals after busting a gang that trafficked Chinese migrants into Britain and Ireland for about $25 000 per person.

Red Bull emerging as 2018 F1 title contender

2018-03-08 09:08

Red Bull is emerging as a potential favourite for the 2018 world championship, this came after Daniel Ricciardo smashed the Barcelona circuit record on day two of the final winter test.

2 Spanish skiers killed in Pyrenean avalanche

2018-03-04 08:58

Two Spanish skiers were killed on Saturday when an avalanche hit a group skiing off-piste on a mountain in southwestern France, rescue services said.

Tunisia, Spain vow cooperation on security, women's rights

2018-02-26 20:30

Spain and Tunisia are reviving ties after a decade-long freeze, pledging notably to work together on security and women's rights.

Retirees protest across Spain to call for higher pensions

2018-02-22 21:30

Pensioners are demonstrating across Spain to call for higher pensions and for authorities to ensure the future funding of the social security.

The Grand Tour: Clarkson, May & Hammond take on an insane banking track

2018-01-29 08:42

The Grand Tour travels to Barcelona where Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond, and James May take on a banked (vertical) track at Autodroma de Sitges-Terramar.

Concern as Spanish activist probed for saving drowning migrants

2018-01-11 06:42

For years Helena Maleno made calls to the Spanish coastguards about migrant boats, potentially saving the lives of thousands of people attempting the treacherous crossing to Europe.

More than 200 migrants storm Morocco-Spain border

2018-01-07 12:37

More than 200 African migrants have stormed over a high double fence between Morocco and the Spanish enclave of Melilla, officials say, leaving some of them and a police officer injured.

Spain pulls police reinforcements back from Catalonia

2017-12-27 16:03

Spain's Interior Ministry says it is withdrawing thousands of police reinforcements who were deployed to its north-eastern region of Catalonia in the run-up to an attempted referendum on the region's independence.

Catalan separatists win absolute parliamentary majority

2017-12-22 07:43

Catalan separatists have won a crucial snap poll, plunging their region into further uncertainty after a failed independence bid rattled Europe and triggered Spain's worst political crisis in decades.

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