Madrid set to cash in on gay pride event

Madrid set to cash in on gay pride event

Madrid's gay pride event, known as 'MADO', kicks off on Wednesday and shops and bars located in the festival area can expect to make heftier than usual profits as a result.

Benicássim 2013 music festival saved by buyout

Benicássim 2013 music festival saved by buyout

The organizers of the major Spanish music festival Benicássim have scotched cancellation rumours with a statement on their official Facebook page confirming new owners have been found for the event.

Downgrade deepens debt misery for Spanish banks

Downgrade deepens debt misery for Spanish banks

Moody's credit rating agency has downgraded three nationalised Spanish banking groups, sending their debt deeper into junk bond territory on fears that private investors may get burned in case of trouble.

Top ten weird Spanish drug busts

Top ten weird Spanish drug busts

When it comes to smuggling drugs into and around Spain, some people get very creative indeed. In this week's The Local List, we smoke out some of the strangest methods seen by the nation's narcotics police.

Spanish hotel group offers free Wi-Fi to go

Spanish hotel group offers free Wi-Fi to go

A Spanish hotel chain is offering a free service which allows guests to access the internet when they are out and about in Spain, and not just while they are on hotel premises.

Morales lands in Spain after Snowden saga

Morales lands in Spain after Snowden saga

The aircraft carrying Bolivian President Evo Morales home to Bolivia has landed in Gran Canaria airport for its scheduled pit stop. Spain earlier gave the plane permission to use Spanish airspace after it was forced to make an emergency landing in Vienna amid rumours US intelligencer leaker Edward Snowden was on board.

Spaniards eye semi-final places in Wimbledon

Spaniards eye semi-final places in Wimbledon

Spain is hoping for a strong Spanish presence in the upcoming men's Wimbledon semi-finals with both David Ferrer and Fernando Verdasco playing in the tournament's quarter finals on Wednesday.

Terrorist web developer sentenced to six years

Terrorist web developer sentenced to six years

Spain's High Court have handed a six-year prison term to a Moroccan man living in the popular resort town of Denia, Spain, who ran websites that were designed to recruit Islamist terrorists.