Alasdair Fotheringham is Cycling Correspondent and Spain Correspondent for The Independent.
09 November 2014 07:57 PM
'Whilst I am in charge, nothing will threaten Spain’s unity,' says Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy
06 November 2014 12:00 AM
03 November 2014 12:00 AM
Around 140,000 people executed during the Spanish Civil War and afterwards remain buried and unidentified in mass graves in ravines and roadsides across rural Spain. But the poet Federico Garcia Lorca, killed in 1936 somewhere on a lonely hillside east of Granada, is the best-known.
22 October 2014 05:39 PM
Froome won the Tour de France in 2013
Catalonia independence: ‘There will be ballots’, says Catalan leader despite Madrid court ruling to suspend referendum
14 October 2014 06:27 PM
Artur Mas now plans a 'consultation', but conceded that the 9 November poll had now become a 'preliminary vote before the definitive one'
08 October 2014 07:38 PM
Government insists protocols are robust
08 October 2014 07:34 PM
Animal rights activists protest capture of Excalibur
07 October 2014 07:17 PM
EU seeks ‘clarification’ on how health worker contracted the virus
EU activists put pressure on Brussels to withdraw climate and energy brief from Spanish minister with links to oil industry
05 October 2014 12:00 AM
29 September 2014 12:00 AM
While Swift’s GB team-mate Chris Froome retired early on, Isle of Man rider Pete Kennaugh played a key role in shredding the peloton
Stephen Fry explains what he would say if he was 'confronted by God'
9 reasons Greece's experiment with the radical left is doomed to failure
Have we reached 'peak food'? Shortages loom as global production rates slow
British grandmother Lindsay Sandiford faces execution by firing squad in Indonesia
Liberal Democrat minister defends comments suggesting immigration causes pub closures
Hard line on immigration could cost Tories the election
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- 2 Venezuela Expo Tattoo 2015: Extreme body art from 'Vampire Woman' to 109mm earlobes
- 3 Saudi preacher who 'raped and tortured' his five -year-old daughter to death is released after paying 'blood money'
- 4 Ball pool for adults opens in London
- 5 Rashida Jones speaks out against male-centric porn saying 'women should have sex and feel good about it'