Podemos leader Pablo Iglesias and Socialist leader Pedro Sanchez arrive for a meeting at the Spanish parliament in Madrid yesterday. Photograph: Andrea Comas

A few days ago, Pablo Iglesias, the leader of Podemos, voiced his frustration at the slow pace at which a new government was being formed, over six we(...)

Spain’s King Felipe (left) greets acting prime minister Mariano Rajoy before their meeting at Zarzuela Palace in Madrid. Photograph: Andres Ballesteros/Reuters

Pilar Márquez doesn’t usually take much of an interest in her country’s politics, but recently she has not been able to avoid the subject. Nearly six (...)

Under normal circumstances, six weeks after general elections, Spain would have a new government in place today. But the country’s de facto two-party (...)

Princess Cristina and her husband Inaki Urdangarin arrive at a makeshift courtroom in Palma de Mallorca, Spain, on Monday. The couple deny any wrongdoing. Photograph: Emilio Morenatti/AP

Spain’s Princess Cristina appeared in court on Monday on charges of tax fraud, the first member of the royal family to stand in the dock, as a lengthy(...)

Spain’s Princess Cristina of Spain and her husband Iñaki Urdangarin, who go on trial on Monday on tax fraud charges, pictured in June 2010. Photograph: Attila Kisbenedek/AFP/Getty Images

Spain’s Princess Cristina, the younger sister of King Felipe, goes on trial on Monday on tax fraud charges in a case that has rocked the monarchy and (...)

Spain’s King Felipe with Catalan governor Artur Mas after his arrival for their meeting at the Zarzuela palace in Madrid last month. Photograph: Andrea Comas/ Reuters

It was an awkward photo opportunity: King Felipe VI posing next to the regional premier of Catalonia, Artur Mas, ahead of their hour-long meeting at t(...)

Barcelona remain on course for the treble after they beat Atletic Bilbao 3-1 in the Copa del Rey final. Photograph: Afp

Athletic Bilbao 1 Barcelona 3 Lionel Messi scored another wonder goal as Barcelona moved a step closer to completing the treble on Saturday nig(...)

Wreckage and debris on the French Alps after the crash of Germanwings flight 4U 9525. Photograph: EPA/Thomas Koehler

Flags were flying at half-mast in Spain and Germany after 150 people were killed when a Germanwings flight from Barcelona to Düsseldorf crashed yest(...)

A Germanwings and Lufthansa aircraft on the apron at Dusseldorf airport. Photograph: Ina Fassbender/Reuters

Families of the passengers on Germanwings flight 4U 9525 which crashed in the French Alps on Tuesday morning have begun arriving at Dusseldorf interna(...)

 Spain’s King Juan Carlos: abdicated last year in a move aimed at restoring the monarchy’s popularity. Photograph: Dani Pozodani/AFP/Getty Images

A Spanish court has agreed to hear a paternity suit brought against ex-King Juan Carlos by Belgian woman Ingrid Sartiau (48) in a further embarras(...)