Spain's socialist government on Friday approved a new tax on big internet companies as part of its 2019 budget, hoping to raise up to €1.2 billion ($1.4 billion) next year.
Master’s students at world-leading Linköping University (LiU) aren’t there simply to study. They solve real-world problems alongside experts in fields that can create a better tomorrow. Do you have what it takes to join them?
This is a word essential to know as the weather turns colder. But it also has uses to describe other things.
Malta’s up-and-coming capital took centre stage when it was crowned 2018’s Capital of Culture, but there’s much more to the enigmatic island than Valletta. The Local’s Commercial Editor took a whirlwind tour of the Mediterranean’s best-kept secret.
Moving is never easy but upping sticks for a new life abroad is even tougher. The Local caught up with two expats to find out about what they wish they’d known before the big move.
The lifeless body of a young boy missing since the floods hit Mallorca eight days ago has been discovered, bringing the death toll to 13.
An MBA could be what you need to take the elusive next step in your career.
Spaniards are loud, lazy and love a nice long siesta... don't they?
He may be behind bars, but a former police chief still strikes fear into the highest levels of the Spanish state thanks to his covert recordings of compromising conversations with the all-powerful.
From France, where seduction is treated as a high art, to Sweden, a trailblazer for gender equality, the #MeToo movement has had a mixed impact in Europe, stirring debate about consent and the banality of street harassment.
The exhibitions assemble photographs by both internationally renowned artists and homegrown Spanish favourites.
Tens of thousands of Catalans who want their region to remain part of Spain marked national day Friday, marching through Barcelona in protest against leaders who brought the region to the brink of independence last year.
Theresa May's Conservative Party conference speech is causing confusion and consternation amongst members of the anti-Brexit campaign group Bremain in Spain.
Israel Galvan, the brooding star of modern flamenco, is used to conjuring up miracles on stage. But in his new show Galvan has to herd cats.
From mountain ranges and volcanic landscapes to wetlands and ancient forests, Spain boasts a total of 15 national parks just waiting to be explored.
Resol is a beautiful, poetic-sounding word meaning sunlight or the sun’s glare.
Spain's ruling Socialists face their first electoral test since taking power in June after the leader of Andalusia called snap regional elections for December.
To celebrate La Diada, Catalonia's National Day on September 11th, The Local takes a look at ten of the most colourful colloquialisms from Spain's northeastern region.
An entire village with mountain views to die for offer the potential for a thriving rural holiday business
Spain's Supreme Court on Wednesday confirmed former IMF chief Rodrigo Rato's jail sentence of four years and six months for misusing funds in a case uncovered at the height of the economic crisis, causing outrage.
The Thai junior football team who were rescued from a flooded cave after being trapped for more than two weeks trained with the Los Angeles Galaxy and their star striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic on Friday in the latest stop of an international tour.
This is everything you need to know to mentally prepare you for the school year ahead!
The closure of an iconic pastry store in Barcelona prompts James Blick to reflect on how tourism must work to prevent cities from becoming wastelands of sameness.
Spain's King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia visited a flood-ravaged area of the holiday island of Mallorca on Friday, offering encouragement to locals who lost homes and loved ones in the disaster.
Barcelona plan to visit China and Japan as part of a pre-season tour to Asia next summer, the club announced on Tuesday.
A Spanish university already accused of gifting degrees to high-profile politicians is also being probed for allegedly giving away diplomas.
The number of tourists visiting Spain in July fell for the first time in almost a decade.
Spain's lower house has voted in favour of examining a draft law on legalising euthanasia, the second such bill accepted for consideration in just over a month in a first for the country.
The Local's guide to help foreigners in Spain avoid provoking sidewards glances and awkward silences.
Prosecutors in Spain have decided to prosecute Jonas Falk for money laundering and tax evasion, El País reported this week.