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Spanish police shoot Frenchman who 'shouted Allahu akbar'

Spanish police shoot Frenchman who 'shouted Allahu akbar'

Police in Spain shot and injured an unarmed Frenchman on Saturday at a toll station near the French border, who officers said was shouting 'Allahu akbar'.

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Is this the world’s most international business school?

Is this the world’s most international business school?

It's not just one of the world’s leading business schools. It’s also a chance for students to have a truly international undergraduate experience.

 
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Spanish police suing Catalan satirists for 'insults'

Spanish police suing Catalan satirists for 'insults'

Spanish police are pursuing legal action against satirists for insulting the thousands of officers that were sent to Catalonia to prevent last month's banned independence referendum, the comedians have told AFP.

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Ousted Catalan leader freed on bail in Belgium

Ousted Catalan leader freed on bail in Belgium

A Belgian judge released Catalonia's sacked leader Carles Puigdemont and four ex-ministers with conditions on Sunday after Spain issued an EU warrant for their arrest, prosecutors said.

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Is this the best Swedish university for international master’s students?

Is this the best Swedish university for international master’s students?

Its graduates are also among the first in Sweden to gain employment once they've completed their studies.

 
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Seven reasons why autumn is the very best season in Spain

Seven reasons why autumn is the very best season in Spain

Tourists may flock to Spain during the summer months in search of sun, sea and sangria but autumn is actually the best season to spend in Spain. The Local tells you why:

This little country is possibly Europe’s best-kept secret

This little country is possibly Europe’s best-kept secret

If you want a holiday that has it all, this small European archipelago is just the spot.

 
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Barcelona still a contender to take EU Medicines Agency post-Brexit: Spanish government

Barcelona still a contender to take EU Medicines Agency post-Brexit: Spanish government

The Spanish government insists Barcelona is still a contender to take an important EU agency from London post-Brexit, despite reports that uncertainty caused by the Catalonia crisis had hampered its cause.

Inside the explosive gunpowder-filled work of the Prado's first ever artist-in-residence

Inside the explosive gunpowder-filled work of the Prado's first ever artist-in-residence

The smell of gunpowder still lingered in Madrid's Prado museum on Tuesday, just hours after China's Cai Guo-Qiang, famed for his explosive art, put the finishing touch to an exhibition inspired by Spain's greats.

Catalonia crisis hits business in Barcelona's busy shopping district

Catalonia crisis hits business in Barcelona's busy shopping district

Sales and bookings in shops and hotels in one of Barcelona's most popular neighbourhoods dipped by up to 30 percent last month amid the region's independence crisis, an industry representative said on Thursday.

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Spain tells EU it suspects Russian meddling in Catalonia

Spain tells EU it suspects Russian meddling in Catalonia

"I will raise the question of how misinformation and manipulation around the referendum and subsequent events in Catalonia have developed," Spanish Foreign Minister Alfonso Dastis said.

Catalan separatists prepare to take independence push to the polls

Catalan separatists prepare to take independence push to the polls

Catalonia's "republic" never materialised and separatist leaders now openly recognise they still have to convince more Catalans about the benefits of independence, hoping to do so by next month's regional elections.

Israeli group invests 50 million euros in Atletico Madrid

Israeli group invests 50 million euros in Atletico Madrid

Atletico Madrid announced that it issued new shares on Thursday to allow an Israeli to invest 50 million euros ($59 million) in the club in exchange for a 15 per cent stake.

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French rocker Johnny Hallyday released from hospital

French rocker Johnny Hallyday released from hospital

Veteran French rocker Johnny Hallyday, who has been battling lung cancer for several months, returned home on Saturday after being hospitalised for days with breathing problems, a family member said.

 

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'Right now we're seeing a blame game': analysts on where the Catalonia stalemate is heading

'Right now we're seeing a blame game': analysts on where the Catalonia stalemate is heading

"The situation is a sort of game of cards and positioning, where everyone wants the other person to be the one to show their cards."

'Biggest ever' haul of contraband tobacco seized by Spanish police

'Biggest ever' haul of contraband tobacco seized by Spanish police

Spanish police say they seized 250 tonnes of contraband tobacco leaves worth 40 million euros ($47 million), the biggest such haul in Europe.

Spain held in thriller against World Cup hosts Russia

Spain held in thriller against World Cup hosts Russia

Spain were held to a thrilling 3-3 friendly draw by World Cup hosts Russia in Saint Petersburg on Tuesday, despite a brace of penalties from centre-back Sergio Ramos.

Barcelona's Sagrada Familia evacuated in 'false alarm' bomb scare

Barcelona's Sagrada Familia evacuated in 'false alarm' bomb scare

Spanish police temporarily evacuated Barcelona's Sagrada Familia church and nearby businesses on Tuesday after a van parked nearby prompted a bomb scare which they said turned out to be a "false alarm".

9 awesome reasons to spend your Erasmus year in Spain

9 awesome reasons to spend your Erasmus year in Spain

It's almost the start of a new school year and that means a whole new intake of Erasmus students will flood into Spain. Here's what makes Spain the most popular destination for students on the European exchange programme.

Spain identifies 800 Britons suspected of making fake sickness claims

Spain identifies 800 Britons suspected of making fake sickness claims

Spanish police said Friday they had identified around 800 British tourists suspected of having made fake food poisoning claims after going on holiday in the Balearic Islands to try to win compensation.

Lionel Messi donates €72,000 in damages to Doctors Without Borders

Lionel Messi donates €72,000 in damages to Doctors Without Borders

FC Barcelona star Lionel Messi has donated the more than €72,000 in damages he won from a libel case against a newspaper to charity Doctors Without Borders (MSF).

Podcast: the French on the streets, the Germans between the sheets

Podcast: the French on the streets, the Germans between the sheets

In this week's The Local Europe Edition podcast we talk about why the French are on strike again, ask whether the Germans are as liberated as they seem – and look at Brits trying to escape Brexit.

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Spain detains Catalan parliament speaker pending bail

Spain detains Catalan parliament speaker pending bail

Carme Forcadell was detained on Thursday by Spain's Supreme Court, pending payment of a 150,000 euro bail.