Man’s acid attack on kids ‘revenge on judge’

Man’s acid attack on kids ‘revenge on judge’

A man who poured acid over the faces of three children and two women told a court on Friday he did it to take vengeance on a judge who had put him behind bars.

‘Man’s best friend’ a European affair: Study

‘Man’s best friend’ a European affair: Study

The close bond between between humans and dogs began as long ago as 32,000 years ago in Europe, a new study involving Spanish scientists has found.

Rogue Spanish trader says no to US extradition

Rogue Spanish trader says no to US extradition

A former JPMorgan bank trader arrested in Spain refused Friday to be extradited to the United States where he faces criminal charges in the massive "London Whale" fraud scandal.

EU okays Spanish checks at Gibraltar border

EU okays Spanish checks at Gibraltar border

The European Executive on Friday said it had found no proof of British claims that Spain had violated European Union rules on border and customs checks at Gibraltar's border.

North Korea set to open embassy in Madrid

North Korea set to open embassy in Madrid

The world's most secretive nation is looking for office space in Spain as it prepares to open its seventh embassy in Europe. The Local speaks to North Korea's Spanish delegate about the plans.

Police nab one of UK’s Most Wanted in Spain

Police nab one of UK’s Most Wanted in Spain

A convicted paedophile, one of the UK's 'most wanted' in Spain, was arrested on Thursday evening just hours after authorities in the UK and Spain released photos of the man in a bid to see him put behind bars.

UK paraglider dies after mid-air heart attack

UK paraglider dies after mid-air heart attack

An experienced British hang-glider has died in Spain after she crash-landed into mountains in the south of the Canary island of Tenerife.

Simpsons goes Spanish with Barcelona cameo

Simpsons goes Spanish with Barcelona cameo

A new Spanish-themed episode of the long-running US cartoon series The Simpsons shows Homer Simpson living out one of his childhood dreams by visiting the Sagrada Familia in Barcelona with his childhood pen pal.

Spain refuses to hand paedophile to Morocco

Spain refuses to hand paedophile to Morocco

A Spanish prosecutor opposed the extradition of a convicted child rapist on Thursday who was arrested in Spain having been controversially pardoned by the king of Morocco in August.

Spain’s bank rescue to finish in January: EU

Spain’s bank rescue to finish in January: EU

Spain decided Thursday to follow Ireland's lead and exit its bank bailout without seeking a precautionary credit line in reserve, eurozone finance ministers said.