Deadly dubbing: Top ten movie quotes in Spanish

Deadly dubbing: Top ten movie quotes in Spanish

Dubbed movies might seem strangely comical to native English speakers but Spanish audiences love them. Check out The Local's guide to classic movies lines in Spanish.

Should King Juan Carlos abdicate?

Should King Juan Carlos abdicate?

In the wake of Pope Benedict XVI's dramatic decision to abdicate and Queen Beatrix of Holland's decision in late January to bow out of public life, The Local asks whether now might be the right moment for Spain's King Juan Carlos to take his own curtain call.

Rafa Nadal hits back over no-show rumours

Rafa Nadal hits back over no-show rumours

Rafael Nadal has denied Spanish media reports that he will not take part in the Masters Series events in Indian Wells and Miami next month, as he returns from a serious knee injury.

Madrid tightens up on health IDs

Madrid tightens up on health IDs

If you live in Madrid and have been prescribed meds by your doctor, make sure you have your Madrid health insurance card handy before you head to the pharmacy.

Spanish PM Rajoy touts low deficit figure

Spanish PM Rajoy touts low deficit figure

Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy announced on Wednesday that Spain had succeeded in dramatically slashing its public deficit to 6.7 percent of economic output in 2012 but Brussels may not share his excitement.

Spain’s ‘bad bank’ absorbs dodgy debts

Spain’s ‘bad bank’ absorbs dodgy debts

Four mid-sized Spanish banks, including debt-ridden Bankia, are poised to transfer billions of euros in soured property assets to a government-backed 'bad bank'.

Ronaldo stars as Real beat Barça in King’s Cup

Ronaldo stars as Real beat Barça in King’s Cup

Cristiano Ronaldo continued his great goal scoring record at the Nou Camp with a brace as Real Madrid beat Barcelona 3-1 to go through to the final of the King's Cup 4-2 on aggregate.

Repsol closes Shell gas deal to ease debt

Repsol closes Shell gas deal to ease debt

Spanish energy group Repsol said on Tuesday it had sold its liquefied natural gas (LNG) assets to Shell for €5.1 billion ($6.65 billion) in cash and debt.