Vettel still shocked by Schumacher accident

Vettel still shocked by Schumacher accident

Four-time Formula One world champion Sebastian Vettel has said he is still coming to terms with the serious injuries suffered by compatriot Michael Schumacher in a skiing accident last month.

Belly fat putting Spanish children at risk

Belly fat putting Spanish children at risk

Childhood abdominal obesity is a serious problem in Spain and one that is going largely undetected, a new study shows.

Top Ten: Spain’s best Valentine’s Day getaways

Top Ten: Spain’s best Valentine’s Day getaways

With Valentine's Day just around the corner, The Local has put together a list of the top places to get up close and personal with the one you love in Spain.

Ex-UK rugby star gets 17 years for Spain murder

Ex-UK rugby star gets 17 years for Spain murder

A Spanish court has sentenced a former UK rugby player to 17 years in prison for murdering his tenant in a row over unpaid rent.

‘Cocaine smuggler used her private parts’: police

‘Cocaine smuggler used her private parts’: police

Spanish National Police have arrested a 48-year-old woman who attempted to smuggle a kilo of cocaine under her chest and inside her genitals through Madrid's Barajas airport.

Spain to grow ‘nearly one percent’ in 2014: minister

Spain to grow ‘nearly one percent’ in 2014: minister

Spain's economy is set to grow by "nearly 1.0 percent" in 2014, Economy Minister Luis de Guindos said on Tuesday as the euro nation's struggling recovery gains traction.

Madrid backtracks on private hospital plans

Madrid backtracks on private hospital plans

Madrid's regional government has scrapped highly controversial plans to privatize six public hospitals after a Spanish court ruled against the project.

Top US money launderer fights extradition

Top US money launderer fights extradition

The suspected founder of one of the world's biggest money-laundering operations, 40-year-old Arthur Budovsky, refused Monday to accept his extradition from Spain to the United States, his lawyer said.