Spanish rescuers saved more than 340 migrants in the Mediterranean on Saturday, including one person from north Africa who was attempting the crossing on board a truck tyre, they said.
While there’s a lot of wisdom to the saying ‘it’s the journey, not the destination’, it’s a safe assumption that most people don’t view the flight itself as the highlight. Which is not to say it shouldn't be.
Police have busted a narco gang in southern Spain whose French and Spanish members posed as security forces while stealing hashish from other drug dealers, the interior ministry said Friday.
Valletta, Malta’s small but mighty capital, still feels like one of the Med’s undiscovered gems. But it won’t stay that way for long. The Local’s commercial editor, Sophie Miskiw, explored this year’s Capital of Culture and can’t wait to go back.
Spain's World Cup roller-coaster ride finally ground to a halt on Sunday and the finger-pointing began after their third consecutive failure at a major tournament.
Think you know your Picassos from your Pichecos and your Espanyols from your Eibars?
Fernando Grande-Marlaska, the newly appointed Interior Minister in the government of Socialist prime minister, Pedro Sanchez, has indicated his desire to remove the controversial razor wire designed to deter migrants from crossing illegally from Morocco into Spain.
Several Moroccan strawberry pickers in Spain have denounced their working conditions and filed sexual harassment complaints, authorities said Tuesday, in what a local lawmaker described as "modern slavery".
The exhibitions assemble photographs by both internationally renowned artists and homegrown Spanish favourites.
After years of holding Catalan separatists at arm's length despite obvious sympathy for their cause, Scotland's pro-independence First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has met Catalan president Quim Torra for the first time.
Tens of thousands of people took to the streets in London at the weekend to demand that the British government hold a final public vote on the terms of Brexit, among them dozens of Brits who had flown over from Spain.
Club promoters have taken full advantage of Spain's breathtaking scenery, enviable weather and unique spaces to host some of the world's most impressive nights.
Barcelona is one of those cities that seems just about perfect. Apart from the crowds.
Spanish is full of false friends and can sometimes be a linguistic minefield. The Local takes a look at some of the worst offenders.
Spain's new Socialist Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez said Monday he wants jailed Catalan separatists leaders and Basque separatist group ETA prisoners to be moved to prisons in their home regions.
Tens of thousands of babies were stolen from their mothers during the Franco era. And beyond.
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A cooperative in Andalusia may soon have to take down the Stars and Stripes if a rise of more than 20 percent in duties on black table olives recently imposed by the United States, its number one client, becomes permanent.
Germany said Sunday it had agreed with Italy to take in 50 of the 450 migrants aboard two EU border agency vessels, matching similar pledges by France and Malta.
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Irantzu Varela, journalist, feminist and coordinator of the feminist creative collective Faktoria Lila tells The Local what La Manada verdict means for the women of Spain.
Tempted to run with the bulls at Pamplona? Then you need some expert advice...
Long-time Atletico Madrid captain Gabi on Tuesday announced his departure for Al Sadd in Qatar where he will link up with former Barcelona great Xavi Hernandez.
A Spanish university chancellor has been accused of being a little too keen on "copy and paste".
To celebrate Canary Islands' Day, The Local takes a look at some of the best reasons to visit Spain's most exciting islands.
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.
Running from June 28th to July 7th, Madrid Orgullo will host such spectacular events as the Mr Gay Pride competition, a series of huge club nights and the fabled Carrera de Tacones (stiletto race).
Morocco has rejected any moves by the European Union to outsource reception centres for migrants beyond the bloc's borders to his country