A pile of manure in Spain spontaneously ignited in Europe's record heatwave, and started a forest fire

2019-06-28 13:07

Miquel Buch, interior minister of Catalonia, Spain, warned that the fires "could burn through 20,000 hectares".

A woman died after eating prized mushrooms at a Michelin-starred restaurant in Spain

2019-02-22 19:09

The 46-year-old woman reportedly ate a dish at RiFF restaurant, Valencia containing morchella fungi, which can be poisonous if not cooked correctly.

Women carve out a place for themselves in Spain's jamon industry

2019-02-01 15:03

In Spain, cutting "jamon" is a fully-fledged job that brings prestige and money, a man's world which women are only just starting to take on. But women are still a rarity among these "rock stars" of the ham sector.

Gwyneth Paltrow's seasonal gift guide includes solid gold rolling papers and an entire Spanish village

2018-11-21 08:57

The guide also includes a Hermès surfboard, 24-karat gold rolling papers, and a zero-emissions yacht.

WATCH: This small Spanish town plays host to the most bizarre wine fight you'll see

2018-08-07 16:55

An annual wine battle called Batalla de Vino takes place in the Spanish town of Haro each year.

WATCH: The world's oldest restaurant is still using an oven dating back to 1725

2018-05-23 13:09

Sobrino de Botin was opened in 1725 by French cook Jean Botin and his wife. Later, a nephew took over the restaurant, giving it its present name.

A desperately thin whale washed up dead on a beach

2018-04-13 13:57

It had 29 kg of human trash in its stomach.


'Hell is coming': Western Europe braces for its hottest weather since a 2003 heat wave killed 15,000 people in France

2019-06-26 10:47

Countries including France, Germany, and Spain are expected to see abnormally high temperatures as high as 45 degrees Celsius this week.

The 10 greatest scandals caused by queens throughout history

2019-02-07 09:34

These royals were not afraid to get their hands dirty in order to gain — or keep — power. Here are the 10 greatest scandals caused by queens.

A Spanish app for anonymous chats is taking South Africa by storm – with some very nasty questions

2018-12-11 15:03

South African users of Curious Cat are not holding back with their questions – despite the app's zero-tolerance bullying policy.

Trump wants Spain to build a wall in Africa to stop migrants

2018-09-20 09:07

President Donald Trump recently suggested to the Spanish government it should build a wall in the Sahara desert to address the migration crisis, according to Spain's foreign minister Josep Borrell.

Spain's prime minister has been forced out of office by a corruption scandal

2018-06-01 16:01

Mariano Rajoy lost a vote of no confidence on Friday, after a court convicted Rajoy's former aides of running slush funds to help finance election campaigns for his Popular Party.

5 Spanish players given lengthy bans

2018-04-18 13:22

Five Spanish players have received bans ranging between 14 and 43 weeks for abusing the referee during their controversial loss to Belgium in March.

Vukile goes property shopping in Spain

2018-04-11 07:36

The real estate investment trust Vukile Property Fund believes it can benefit from rising rentals and capital growth.

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