A handout picture provided by one of the 152  passengers evacuated from a ferry travelling  between Palma, Majorca and Valencia after it caught fire. Photograph: EPA

A ferry heading from the Mediterranean island city of Palma, Majorca to the Spanish coastal city Valencia has caught fire at sea, forcing 152 passenge(...)

File photo of Inaki Urdangarin and his wife, Spain’s Princess Cristina, in 2012. Cristina de Borbon, sister of Spain’s King Felipe VI, has been ordered to stand trial on charges of tax fraud. Photograph: Reuters/Vincent West

Cristina de Borbon, sister of Spain’s King Felipe VI, has been ordered to stand trial on charges of tax fraud, the High Court of the Balearic Islands (...)

Spain’s Infanta Cristina  in this 2009 file photo. Photograph: Daniel Aguilar/Files/Reuters

Spain’s Princess Cristina, King Juan Carlos‘s younger daughter, was named as an official suspect in a Spanish court investigation of corruption allega(...)

Laia Martínez’s neighbour charges that the piano playing not only disturbed her while it was being played, but that it caused her long-term psychological disturbances, including insomnia, anxiety and panic attacks.

Laia Martínez could face seven years in prison and be barred from carrying out her chosen profession if found guilty. Her crime? Playing the piano.Ms (...)

Protesters march during a rally in support of striking teachers in Palma, on the Spanish island of Mallorca. The teachers have been on an indefinite strike in protest at a law promoted by the local government to implement trilingualism (Catalan, Spanish and English) in schools. Photograph: Enrique Calvo/Reuters

Efforts by the Balearic regional government to dilute the use of the Catalan language on the islands have led to a judicial battle, massive protests a(...)