Alasdair Fotheringham is Cycling Correspondent and Spain Correspondent for The Independent.
03 December 2014 06:38 PM
The tortilla de patatas contained 840kg of eggs, 1,600 potatoes, 30 onions, 150 litres of olive oil and weighed 1,500kg
25 November 2014 07:56 PM
Francisco Nicolas Gomez Iglesias was briefly arrested in October and subsequently accused of impersonating public officials, including passing himself off as a secret service agent
21 November 2014 06:11 PM
Extraordinary life of 'La Pantoja' takes new turn as she begins two-year sentence. Alasdair Fotheringham reports from Madrid
Jose Luis Viejo: Cyclist the highlight of whose career was winning a stage of the Tour de France by a record-breaking margin
19 November 2014 12:00 AM
When asked about his career as a professional cyclist, Spain's Jose Luis Viejo would sometimes seem bitter that he had not achieved more. But despite sacrificing too many personal opportunities to shine, he said, for his team-mates' benefit, one remarkable triumph, however, remains as his sporting testament.
12 November 2014 06:46 PM
But as dozens more officials were detained this week in another suspected corruption case, it appears the game will have to be updated
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'
New theory could prove how life began and disprove God
This is what it's like to be dead, according to a guy who died for a bit
'Jihadi John': CAGE representative storms off Sky News accusing Kay Burley of Islamophobia
Ukip would cut billions from Scottish budget to fund English tax cuts
End of the licence fee: BBC to back radical overhaul of how it is funded
Russia's roadmap for annexing eastern Ukraine 'leaked from Vladimir Putin's office'
- 1 End of the licence fee: BBC to back radical overhaul of how it is funded
- 2 Raif Badawi, the Saudi Arabian blogger sentenced to 1,000 lashes, may now face death penalty
- 3 PornHub turns masturbation into energy in bid to save the planet
- 4 Dakota Johnson's 'It's only Isis' Saturday Night Live sketch sparks controversy
- 5 The remarkable archaeological underwater discovery that could open up a new chapter in the study of European and British prehistory