The Local's most popular story of the year looked at fantastic English words invented by the Spanish including gems like 'footing' and 'friki'
From empty to airports to metro lines that have taken decades to build, this Local gallery looked at the some of the worst excesses of Spain's building boom
This was the sad tale of a man who made a fatal mistake by drinking one glass too many in the Spanish province of Murcia.
London-based blogger Sam Cookney caused a massive stir when he said it would cheaper for him to live in Barcelona and commute to London.
A German tourist who had her mobile stolen on the Spanish holiday island of Ibiza set up a hilarious blog with pictures and videos taken by the thief on her device which were automatically uploaded to her computer.
From binge drinking to personal space issues, The Local looked at all the ways Spaniards think British people are — well — odd.
This thief got more than he bargained for when he found some old video cassettes under a car in southern Spain.
A new Spanish tax on solar power was described as "ludicrous" and "stupid" in two leading international publications.
In this list, The Local gave men the lowdown on how to impress the Spanish señoritas. Number one? Don't criticize her family.
This story had everything: a priest, his lover, and a innocent bystander with a video camera.