How to get over the post-holiday blues

How to get over the post-holiday blues

With millions of people in Spain just back at work after the long summer holidays, The Local spoke to Madrid-based psychotherapist Kristin Ketelslegers about how to survive this difficult transition.

Man U ‘imposters’ turn Herrera deal into farce

Man U ‘imposters’ turn Herrera deal into farce

Manchester United's €36 million (£30.5 million) bid for Athletic Bilbao midfielder Ander Herrera has collapsed amid allegations that three men claiming to represent the Red Devils in the deal were in fact imposters.

Spanish police arrest terror suspect in Melilla

Spanish police arrest terror suspect in Melilla

Police arrested a "suspected jihadist terrorist" wanted by Morocco, in the Spanish north African city of Melilla on Tuesday, the government in Madrid said.

Sleepless Spaniards slam ‘late’ prime-time TV

Sleepless Spaniards slam ‘late’ prime-time TV

A Spanish group is urging the country's television channels to move their prime-time shows forward so people can get extra winks at night.

Spain sniffs out coke-dealing gangsters

Spain sniffs out coke-dealing gangsters

Spanish and Swiss police said on Tuesday they had smashed a South America-linked cocaine ring, leading to 19 arrests.

Spaniards queue nine hours for German course

Spaniards queue nine hours for German course

German is on its way to surpassing French as the second most in demand language in Spain after English.

Foreigners save Spain’s tourism summer

Foreigners save Spain’s tourism summer

Spain's tourism sector is talking up a bumper summer helped along by the presence of foreign guests in the country but experts warn it's not all good news for the industry.

‘My doctor told me being gay was unnatural’

‘My doctor told me being gay was unnatural’

A young Spanish man plans to take a local doctor to court, claiming the medical practitioner told him he could be "cured" of his homosexuality.

Megashark fossils found off Canary coast

Megashark fossils found off Canary coast

Spanish scientists have discovered a large deposit of fossils belonging to the largest marine predator that ever existed.

Thirty-one Spaniards find work in August

Thirty-one Spaniards find work in August

Spain said on Tuesday it had eked out a sixth straight month of shrinking jobless queues in August but the number of people registered as unemployed dipped by just 31 people.

Spain fights Portugal over Savage ‘rocks’

Spain fights Portugal over Savage ‘rocks’

Spain has opposed Portugal's decision to press the United Nations for greater control over the waters around the Savage Islands, which have a population of two people.