Alasdair Fotheringham is Cycling Correspondent and Spain Correspondent for The Independent.
04 November 2013 12:00 AM
For feline-lovers impatient for London’s much-publicised cat café to open, a trip to Madrid could be in order. Spain’s first ever gatoteca and its 10 four-footed, bewhiskered occupants have been up and running – or should that be miaowing? – since early October.
NSA 'tapped 60m Spanish phone calls' as country joins France and Germany in outrage over latest Snowden revelations
28 October 2013 08:46 AM
US ambassador to Spain, already summoned following early reports on Friday, to be quizzed by the foreign ministry
Alasdair Fotheringham: Three brutal climbs and sole time trial make it tall order for favourite to retain crown
23 October 2013 11:28 PM
There are none of the set-pieces like the team time trial at which Sky excels
21 October 2013 07:25 PM
Europe’s top human rights court has ordered Spain to free a Basque separatist militant, saying her extended detention was illegal and calling on Madrid to pay her €30,000 in compensation.
21 October 2013 12:00 AM
For years, the lines of florists stalls and their brightly coloured bunches of flowers have given La Rambla, one of Barcelona’s most-appealing tourist attractions, a perpetually festive air. But there are fears that they may soon disappear.
18 October 2013 12:00 AM
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15 October 2013 12:00 AM
09 October 2013 06:10 PM
New anti-social behaviour laws ban everything from carelessly perched pot plants to carpet-beating in public
Femen activists disrupt Spanish Parliament with topless protest against conservative abortion law reforms
09 October 2013 01:29 PM
Women removed tops to reveal words 'abortion is sacred' written on their bodies
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