Ancient Egyptian mummy unearthed by Spaniards

Ancient Egyptian mummy unearthed by Spaniards

Spanish archaeologists have discovered a 3,600-year-old Egyptian mummy inside a wooden sarcophagus adorned with rare feather drawings in the ancient city of Luxor, Egypt's antiquities ministry said Thursday.

Atlético fined after fan hits Ronaldo with lighter

Atlético fined after fan hits Ronaldo with lighter

The Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) on Friday fined Atlético Madrid €600($822) after Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo was struck on the head with a lighter during the clubs' Copa del Rey clash on Tuesday.

Spanish prices higher amid EU deflation fears

Spanish prices higher amid EU deflation fears

Spain posted on Friday a sluggish rise in consumer prices in January as the spectre of deflation hung over the eurozone economies.

France reveals atomic bomb risk to Spain

France reveals atomic bomb risk to Spain

Declassified documents from 1960 have shown that radiation from France's atomic bomb tests in the Algerian Sahara desert reached as far as the south coast of Spain.

Who bags Spain’s top public pay cheques?

Who bags Spain’s top public pay cheques?

After King Juan Carlos revealed last week the salaries of his closest family members, The Local has tracked down Spain's other big earners to find out who takes home the country's top taxpayer-funded public paycheques.

Exploding toilet leaves woman badly burnt

Exploding toilet leaves woman badly burnt

A woman has had to undergo skin grafting on her legs after she was badly burnt in a methane gas explosion caused by the lack of ventilation and cleanliness of a Barcelona bar toilet.

Iberia pilots take 14% salary cut on board

Iberia pilots take 14% salary cut on board

Spanish flag carrier Iberia has said it has reached a deal with its pilots to slash their salaries by at least 14 percent, part of its bid to return to profit.

Spain’s prostitutes fight streetwalking crackdown

Spain’s prostitutes fight streetwalking crackdown

Prostitutes in Spain hit out on Thursday against a planned crackdown on streetwalking, vowing to demonstrate in central Madrid to defend their livelihoods.

US Syrian weapon destroyer stops in Spain

US Syrian weapon destroyer stops in Spain

A US naval ship was to stop in Spain on Thursday while it waits for Syrian authorities to hand over chemical weapons so it can destroy them at sea, diplomats said.