‘Spain’s gypsies are more invisible than ever’

‘Spain’s gypsies are more invisible than ever’

They are often portrayed as flamenco artists or petty criminals. But what is Spain's Roma population really like? And how has the crisis affected them? The Local spoke to Carolina Fernández at Spain's Gypsy Foundation (the FSG) to find out.

Who are Spain’s ‘Men of the Year’ for 2013?

Who are Spain’s ‘Men of the Year’ for 2013?

The Spanish version of men's magazine GQ announced the winners of its 2013 "Men of the Year" awards as voted for by readers and members of its editorial team. Find out which icons they honoured this year.

Mystery cave find wows Spanish scientists

Mystery cave find wows Spanish scientists

Archaeologists made an exciting discovery near Barcelona recently: the 6,400-year-old remains of four people. Strangest of all, the group may have been bound together with rope and wrapped in a shroud at death.

‘I’m not obsessed with Ballon d’Or’: Ronaldo

‘I’m not obsessed with Ballon d’Or’: Ronaldo

Cristiano Ronaldo has insisted he is not obsessed with winning the Ballon d’Or for a second time in January despite a series of scintillating performances that have made him the strong favourite to win the award.

Cuts to medical spending hurting Spaniards: OECD

Cuts to medical spending hurting Spaniards: OECD

Spaniards are getting healthier but spending cuts could hurt the country's most vulnerable citizens in the longer term, a new OECD study shows.

Weed dealing officials kicked out of ruling party

Weed dealing officials kicked out of ruling party

Two city councillors from the northern Spanish city of León have been expelled from the country's ruling Popular Party after being arrested for allegedly trafficking a kilo of marijuana.

Spain’s media feed on grisly child murder

Spain’s media feed on grisly child murder

Grisly accusations have emerged against a lawyer and a journalist suspected of drugging and suffocating their 12-year-old adopted daughter in a mysterious murder case that has shocked Spain.

Credit agency warns over weak Spanish banks

Credit agency warns over weak Spanish banks

International credit rating agency Moody's warned on Thursday that Spain's banks still face significant challenges despite nearly completing a €41-billion ($55 billion) eurozone-financed bailout.