Top ten beastly Spanish expressions

Top ten beastly Spanish expressions

The Local takes you on a tour of some of Spain's wackiest sayings involving animals.

Andorra tops Easter holiday most-wanted list

Andorra tops Easter holiday most-wanted list

Spaniards are turning their backs on the beach this Easter and heading for the hills instead with Andorra high up on many people's lists.

Alumni group aids British graduates in Spain

Alumni group aids British graduates in Spain

A high-profile alumni network called UKANSpain is helping graduates from universities in the United Kingdom build their professional and social networks.

Spain revises up 2012 deficit figure

Spain revises up 2012 deficit figure

Spain revised up its public deficit figure for 2012 on Wednesday to 6.98 percent of economic output from the 6.74 percent figure it posted last month to comply with a request from the EU's statistics office to the way it computes tax claims.

Migrants opt for dinghies in Spain bid

Migrants opt for dinghies in Spain bid

Spanish and Moroccan rescuers on Tuesday intercepted four small dinghies packed with 23 illegal immigrants trying to cross the Strait of Gibraltar and make landfall on Spain's southern shore.

Atheist gatecrashers mull Easter march

Atheist gatecrashers mull Easter march

A group of atheists from Madrid are looking at throwing a spanner in the works of the capital's Easter celebrations by staging their own march on Thursday despite an official ban on the event.

Machete thieves target dozing Metro users

Machete thieves target dozing Metro users

Police in Madrid have caught four pickpocketing pests who preyed on sleeping underground passengers and threatened them with machetes when challenged.

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Inflation slows on back of lower fuel costs

Spanish inflation eased in March owing mostly to lower fuel costs, official figures showed on Wednesday.

Spain’s PM: ‘Savings under €100,000 are safe’

Spain’s PM: ‘Savings under €100,000 are safe’

Spain's Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy and France's President François Hollande on Tuesday said that all accounts holding less than €100,000 were off bounds.

Basque terror boss cops eight years more

Basque terror boss cops eight years more

A Basque separatist nicknamed Cherokee who was once the most wanted ETA military leader now faces more than 400 years in prison after a French court on Tuesday slapped him with a latest sentence of eight years.

Spain breathes easy after beating France

Spain breathes easy after beating France

World champions Spain retook control of 2014 World Cup qualifying Group I on Tuesday with a 1-0 win over France, Pedro Rodriguez scoring the only goal of the game in the second half at the Stade de France.