The Foreign Office lodged a formal complaint with Spain after a British diplomatic bag was opened by a Spanish border guard.
An "unlucky 13" of Britain's most wanted criminals who are thought to be hiding in Spain has been unveiled today.
A 25-year-old Spanish man living in London has been hailed as "the voice of a lost generation" after his Facebook complaint went viral.
A retired Royal Marine who led British forces in Afghanistan is set to take over as the new governor of Gibraltar, the Foreign Office said.
Lieutenant General Sir James Dutton will become the Queen's representative on the Rock from December when Vice-Admiral Sir Adrian Johns steps down after four years in the position
The appointment comes with the UK and Spain locked in a diplomatic spat over the Madrid government's imposition of border checks in a row with the Rock over fishing rights.
Hundreds of thousands of protesters in Spain) human chain today to make their demands for independence heard.
Demonstrators wore yellow T-shirts and draped themselves in blue, red and yellow separatist banners as they joined hands through cities and along rural roads.
Many Catalans feel their region has been treated unfairly over taxes and cultural issues such as the Catalan language, despite having significant self-governing powers.
Polls show backing for secession has risen steadily in Catalonia, with some registering support as high as 50 percent.
The Madrid bid has been eliminated from the Olympics 2020, leaving the International Olympic Committee to choose between Tokyo and Istanbul.
A British man has died following an accident while on holiday in Spain.
The man is understood to be 24-year-old pub manager Joe Smith, from Leicester, who was in Barcelona at the time of the incident.
It was reported he was injured in an accident involving a lift.
The Foreign Office confirmed it had been made aware of the incident.
A spokeswoman said: "We can confirm the death of a British national in Barcelona on the 3rd of September.
"We are in contact with the family and are providing consular assistance."
Audio has emerged of a phone call made by the driver of a Spanish train that derailed at high speed killing 79 people.
In the call made shortly after the collision - Francisco Jose Garzon is heard telling a colleague he had been travelling at 190km/h when the speed limit was 80km/h and was distracted when the collision happened.
In the recording - obtained by Spanish newspaper El Pais - Garzon says: "There must be many injured, it (train) has turned over, I can't get out of the cabin."
He later adds: "It's because I got distracted and I had to be going at 80 but I was going at 190, something like that. I had already mentioned this to the safety people, that this (curve) was dangerous, that we would get distracted one day and that would be it."
Garzon is charged with 79 counts of homicide and numerous offences of bodily harm committed through professional recklessness.
Talking about the crash in Galicia on July 24, Garzon told a judge yesterday that he only picked up the phone, as it was the conductor and he thought it may have been an emergency. He also denied he had been looking at paperwork ahead of the crash, El Pais reports.
A planned cross-border protest ride by Spanish bikers will be blocked from entering Gibraltar, police said.
The "Marcha de Moteros" (March of Bikers) is being promoted on Facebook as a "citizens action" in support of Spanish fishermen and border police in the ongoing row with the UK and the British Overseas Territory.
A FB site 'Marcha de Moteros' in Gib in support of fishermen is making people anxious. Rest assured such demo will be stopped at frontier
T-shirts that proclaim Spain's sovereignty over Gibraltar, which was ceded to Britain 300 years ago, are being sold on eBay for bikers to wear on the day.
The Royal Gibraltar Police said it would stop any bikers who arrived at the frontier from crossing to avoid breaches of the peace.
A British man is being questioned on suspicion of killing his father in a fight while on holiday at a Spanish camping site.
The 45-year-old, named in reports as Ian Bennett, was arrested on Friday in L'Estartit, a seaside town on north-east Spain's Costa Brava, after allegedly attacking his father, named as Douglas Bennett, 69.
His brother Bob told The Mail on Sunday: "Doug and Ian were so close it was unreal. I have no idea what could have sparked this. I'm absolutely speechless."
"I don't know whether it might be relevant or not but Ian was very ill about 20 years ago when he had some sort of mental breakdown."
A 69-year-old British man has been found dead at a Spanish campsite at L'Estartit, a seaside town on north east Spain's Costa Brava.
Catalan police have said a 45-year-old man said to be his son has been arrested on suspicion of murder.
A British man is currently in police custody in Spain after being arrested on suspicion of killing his 69-year-old father at a campsite.
– Catalan regional police spokesman
The incident took place on Friday at around 1.45 in a camping site in L'Estartit when the arrested man is believed to have attacked his father.
The victim was taken by emergency services to hospital to be attended for the wounds he suffered, while local police in Torroella de Montgri arrested the alleged perpetrator for domestic violence.
The victim died on Friday and investigators from the Mossos d'Esquadra (Catalan regional police) took on the case.
A British man has been arrested on suspicion of killing his father at a Spanish camping site, police said.
The 45-year-old was arrested this morning in L'Estartit, a seaside town on north east Spain's Costa Brava, after allegedly attacking his 69-year-old father.
The victim was taken to hospital but died this morning, prompting a murder investigation by Catalan police.
It is not thought any weapons were used in the lethal attack.