New Catalonia president Quim Torra on Saturday named two former ministers, jailed by Madrid for backing independence from Spain, together with two others who fled into exile, to his regional government.
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Don’t be alarmed when travelling on Madrid’s metro this weekend if you hear an unusual announcement over the tannoy: “The next station is Han Solo. Change here for lines 2 and 3”
Spaniards love to party. But there are unwritten rules to having a good time. Here's The Local's ultimate guide.
Hiking in the Swiss Alps, visiting local chocolate factories, wine-tastings, jazz festivals and car shows are not part of your typical language course. Unless, that is, it’s an Alpadia language course.
Hundreds of people took to the streets of Madrid and Barcelona on Wednesday to demand the Spanish government fulfil its promise to finance an ambitious plan to fight domestic violence.
Quim Torra avoided promising to obey the constitution and pledged instead to follow "the will of the Catalan people" when he was sworn in on Thursday.
Brits making the move should have a little more time to get it right.
Dozens of usually private patios are thrown open to the public in a riot of gorgeous colour and celebration of spring.
Fernando López Miras, president of the Murcia region in southern Spain, was promoting a new airport, set to open in his region in 2019, in a live interview on Spanish national broadcaster TVE.
How do you know when you've really mastered the Spanish language? If you can tick off most of the signs on this list, then you'll be well on your way.
Catalan separatists, meeting in Berlin, vowed on Saturday to attempt once again to get their leader-in-exile Carles Puigdemont reinstalled as president of the Spanish region while adding that they don't want to hold fresh elections.
Five men from Sevilla who sexually abused a teenager in Pamplona in 2016 were given a nine-year sentence but found not guilty of "rape." The sentence drew widespread condemnation in Spain, where thousands of people took to the streets to protest in more than half a dozen cities.
A decade after Spain's property bubble burst, dozens of vacant apartments in Madrid and Barcelona city centres have turned into "drug flats", to the dismay of local residents who complain of abandoned syringes and frequent brawls.
With a brand-new factory and a cluster of specialised firms, the Basque city of Bilbao is the focus of Spain's wind power industry which is fighting to hold its own in the face of fierce competition from China and northern Europe.
Pope Francis announced on Sunday that he will hold a meeting of the Church's top council to appoint 14 new cardinals next month, including from Iraq, Pakistan, Madagascar and Japan.
As Spain’s ruling Partido Popular (PP) goes into its national convention this weekend, party chief Mariano Rajoy finds himself severely challenged by two recent events
A nine-year-old boy has become the latest victim after being rammed by a boat in a zone where drug traffickers are operating in an increasly brazen manner.
Atletico Madrid chief Miguel Angel Gil Marin attacked Barcelona on Tuesday over their pursuit of highly-prized striker Antoine Griezmann, saying he was "fed up" with the Catalan club's attitude.
It could have been an incredible act of generosity or a misguided attempt to win friends but it certainly tested even the most doting of grandmother’s love.
The British government has announced new measures to clamp down on fake holiday sickness claims by Brits that has blighted the travel industry in Spain.
Spain's lower house voted Thursday in favour of examining a bill on legalising euthanasia, a first in the country even if there will likely be major opposition as it weaves its way through parliament.
From a festival that brings together the world's best cheeses, to the legendary April Fair in Seville, every region of Spain is worth the visit this month (and every month, really).
The speaker of the Catalan parliament said Wednesday that new elections were not in the region's "interest" while Spain persists in blocking a new president from taking office.