Top politically incorrect Carnival costumes 2014

Top politically incorrect Carnival costumes 2014

With Spain's crazy carnival period already upon us, The Local has put together a list of politically questionable costumes that are bound to get people's tongues wagging.

Fake spy fined over ‘sex for jobs’ scam

Fake spy fined over ‘sex for jobs’ scam

A Spanish policeman who claimed to be a secret agent and offered potential recruits jobs in exchange for sex has been found guilty in court.

‘Interior Minister should resign over Ceuta deaths’

‘Interior Minister should resign over Ceuta deaths’

A coalition of left-wing parties on Wednesday called for Spain's Interior Minister to step down after 15 immigrants died while trying to swim to the Spanish enclave of Ceuta in early February.

Barcelona faces charges over Neymar deal

Barcelona faces charges over Neymar deal

Spain's public prosecutor sought on Wednesday a criminal tax indictment against Barcelona football club over the signing of Brazilian star Neymar, a copy of the filing showed.

US reheats debate over Spain’s ’10pm dinners’

US reheats debate over Spain’s ’10pm dinners’

A front-page article in the New York Times about Spain's potential time zone change has led to a raging debate in the US on whether Spaniards are right or wrong to do everything later.

Police apologize for ‘super sexy’ CPR video

Police apologize for ‘super sexy’ CPR video

Police in the Spanish region of Aragon have apologized for using 'highly erotic' videos to demonstrate first aid techniques during a training course on Monday.

Sean Connery cleared in Marbella fraud scandal

Sean Connery cleared in Marbella fraud scandal

A Spanish court on Tuesday shelved a case against Scottish actor Sean Connery in a Marbella property scandal dubbed the 'Goldfinger case' but his wife remains under investigation.

NBA ‘bad boy’ Lamar Odom to play in Spain

NBA ‘bad boy’ Lamar Odom to play in Spain

Two-time NBA champion Lamar Odom has joined Spanish side Laboral Kutxa Baskonia on a two-month deal as he finishes his stint in rehab following a drink driving incident.

Paris Picasso museum to reopen after five years

Paris Picasso museum to reopen after five years

Five years after it closed for a two-year renovation, Paris's Picasso museum — which houses one of the world's most extensive collections of the Spanish master's work — is to reopen its doors.

Barcelona beat unlucky 10-man City 2-0

Barcelona beat unlucky 10-man City 2-0

Goals by Lionel Messi and Dani Alves saw Barcelona take control of their Champions League last 16 tie against Manchester City with a 2-0 win in Tuesday's first leg.

‘Madrid train bombings were Al-Qaeda’: Expert

‘Madrid train bombings were Al-Qaeda’: Expert

The deadly train bombings that struck Madrid in 2004 were directly planned by an Al-Qaeda member, a Spanish terrorism expert said on Tuesday, presenting a study of new evidence from intelligence officials.