Top ten: Great Spanish moustaches

Top ten: Great Spanish moustaches

To honour the moustache-driven men's health movement known as 'Movember', The Local casts an eye over some of the finest whiskers ever to bloom on the southern side of the Pyrenees.

Forbes crowns Zara boss as Spain’s richest

Forbes crowns Zara boss as Spain’s richest

With a whopping €47.6 billion ($64 billion) in the bank, it comes as no surprise that Inditex co-founder Amancio Ortega tops Forbes's Spain Rich List. The Local takes a look at some of the other Spanish multimillionaires living la vida rica.

Judge impounds property of King’s son-in-law

Judge impounds property of King’s son-in-law

A court on Monday impounded 16 properties belonging to the son-in-law of Spanish King Juan Carlos in a corruption case that has embarrassed the royal family.

Cemetery spat sparks deadly shooting

Cemetery spat sparks deadly shooting

An argument between members of two rival Gitano (Spanish Roma) clans at a cemetery in northern Spain has ended in the shooting of a young man.

Telefonica loosens grip on Czech holdings

Telefonica loosens grip on Czech holdings

Czech financial group PPF is due to take over a majority stake in Telefonica Czech Republic telecom from its indebted Spanish parent, the Czech News Agency (CTK) reported on Monday.

DJ stabs five Brits in Majorca brawl

DJ stabs five Brits in Majorca brawl

A Portuguese disc jockey has allegedly stabbed five British tourists in the holiday resort of Magaluf on the Spanish island of Majorca.

Catalans back away from independence: Poll

Catalans back away from independence: Poll

People in Catalonia are turning their backs on independence from Spain while a new option involving increased powers for the region is gaining ground, a recent poll shows.

Spanish police steal €1 million in Ibiza heist

Spanish police steal €1 million in Ibiza heist

Two policemen from the Spanish island of Ibiza have been arrested on suspicion of stealing nearly a €1 million ($1.35 million) from the offices of a company owned by a former top politician.

Deadly duo Villa-Costa strike again for Atlético

Deadly duo Villa-Costa strike again for Atlético

Atletico Madrid moved back to within a point of Barcelona at the top of La Liga with a comfortable 2-0 win at home to Athletic Bilbao on Sunday.