In this week's The Local List, we take you on a voyage into Spain's most groundbreaking ideas and inventions, from the humble bucket and mop to the world's first space suit.
A visibly drunk man tried to run over a police officer in Malaga on Saturday before going on to threaten other officers with a knife.
The Spanish Government launched their controversial 'Marca España' (Brand Spain) initiative in Brussels on Tuesday, a program designed to promote the image of the country abroad.
More than half of all Basques are against the idea of independence from Spain, a new study shows.
Real Madrid president Florentino Perez says Zinedine Zidane has all the right coaching qualifications needed to replace Jose Mourinho in the dugout at the Santiago Bernabeu, but the Spanish giants believe he needs more experience before being considered for the position.
Spain's number one cigarette company Altadis, the producer of renowned cigarette brands Gauloises, Nobel and Fortuna, announced on Wednesday it will axe nearly 10 percent of its staff in Spain as cigarette sales slump in the face of no-smoking bans and a booming black market in the country.
The internet search engine Google has marked the 115th anniversary of the birth of the famous Spanish poet Federico García Lorca with one of its famous home page 'doodles', or logos commemorating important holidays and events.
Spain’s largest department store chain El Corte Inglés has been given just three months by the country’s National High Court to balance out salaries between its male and female employees. At least 25,000 female employees at the company are believed to get slimmer wage packets than their male counterparts.
The woman who was tortured by a self-proclaimed martial arts expert in Bilbao has died.
As The Local flings open its doors in Rome on Wednesday, country editor Angela Giuffrida tells us what to expect from the network’s bright new Italy edition.
Spanish people are more accepting of homosexuality than is the case anywhere else in the world, a new study shows.
Schools in Spain's southern Andalucia region, which has the country's highest jobless rate, have started providing free breakfasts and snacks to around 11,000 needy students.