Then prince Felipe of Spain and his father, king Juan Carlos, in 2014. Photograph: Fernando Alvarado-Pool/Getty

Sanxenxo is a resort on Spain’s picturesque northwestern coast, known for its beaches and water sports. But this weekend, the town is at the centre of(...)

Spanish prime minister Pedro Sanchez and economy minister Nadia Calvino, both in foreground, during the government control session in Madrid. Photograph: JJ Guillén/EPA

A scandal over allegations of spying on Catalan independence leaders has raised the possibility of the Spanish government facing a parliamentary rebel(...)

King Juan Carlos: A string of scandals linked to his personal life has tarnished his reputation. Photograph:  Daniel Perez/Getty Images

Spain’s former king Juan Carlos has paid over half a million euro to his country’s tax authority in the hope of bringing to a close one of several inv(...)

 Spanish acting prime minister Pedro Sanchez:  After five months without a government, Spain faces prospect of a  snap general election. Photograph: EPA/Emilio Naranjo

After five months without a government in place and with the country’s left at loggerheads, Spain is facing the prospect of a snap general election. (...)

Podemos MPs Pablo Iglesias and partner Irene Montero: Podemos and its allies on the left have expressed frustration at how scandals have failed to prompt a full parliamentary investigation. Photograph: Oscar del Pozo/AFP/Getty

The hacking of a security camera outside the home of a leading leftist politician is the latest episode to cast light on a deep-state apparatus in Spa(...)

Ciudadanos party leader Albert Rivera (centre) walks next to Lilian Tintori, wife of jailed Venezuelan opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez, upon his arrival at Simon Bolivar airport in Caracas, Venezuela, on Monday. Photograph: Marco Bello/Reuters

A visit by a Spanish politician to opposition leaders in Venezuela has drawn a hostile response from the Andean nation’s government, as well as highl(...)