Report: US monitored 60m Spanish calls in one month

The US National Security Agency intercepted 60 million phone calls made in Spain during the space of a month, according to reports in Spanish newspapers El Pais and El Mundo.

According to documents provided by US whistleblower Edward Snowden, the NSA allegedly collected numbers, locations, durations of calls and serial numbers of phones between December 10 2012 and January 8 this year. The reports claim the data collected did not include the content of the calls.