Thousands protest as former Catalonia head stands trial

Ex-Catalonia head on trial for organising a symbolic independence referendum in 2014 despite a ban by Spanish courts.


Spain's drought reveals lost worlds

As water levels drop, towns and villages that were once flooded can now be seen again.


First snow in more than a century in Torrevieja, Spain

The Spanish Costa Blanca is white with snow in a rare weather event in the Mediterranean.


Spain arrests Russian wanted by US for alleged hacking

Spain has arrested computer programmer Stanislov Lisov on an FBI warrant issued through Interpol on hacking allegations.


The difference between right and left-wing populism

Right-wing populism evokes fear, left-wing populism hope.

by Santiago Zabala


More than 1,000 migrants storm border at Spain's Ceuta

Five Spanish policemen and 50 members of the Moroccan forces were injured, including one who lost an eye.


Hundreds of African refugees storm Spain's killer fence

More than 800 people rush border barrier from Morocco into North African enclave of Ceuta with half making it over.


Spanish king shunned by left-wing MPs at parliament

Left-wing MPs wore anti-monarchy sweatshirts and refused to greet the king during the parliament's opening ceremony.


Spain's Rajoy wins confidence vote to be prime minister

Ending a 10-month political deadlock, Mariano Rajoy secures enough votes to finally form a minority government.

War & Conflict

Syria, the Spanish Civil War and foreign legions

Like in the Spanish Civil War, the "foreign legions" are complicating the resolution of the conflict in Syria.

by Ibrahim Al-Marashi


Spain's Socialists lift veto on minority government

Vote paves way to the formation of a minority government headed by conservative party of Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy.

Al Jazeera World

Catalonia's Last Bullfight

A look at opposing sides of Catalan bullfighting, to some a cruel sport, to others a revered Spanish tradition.

Arts & Culture

Does bullfighting have a future in Spain?

Meet the students who dream of becoming Spain's new generation of bullfighters even as opposition to bullfighting grows.


Spain: Summer is over as autumn's violent storms arrive

After a blazing hot and dry summer, Spain finally descends into stormy autumn.


Spain's Socialist Party leader resigns after dispute

Pedro Sanchez's decision to step down opens way for new government in Spain following a nine-month political stalemate.