Spain’s hottest jobs 2014

Spain’s hottest jobs 2014

Spain's unemployment rate may be at a record high but it's not all doom and gloom in the jobs market according to Adecco, a human resource consulting company, who have identified 15 in-demand positions for 2014.

Six reasons why Suárez is Spain’s best loved PM

Six reasons why Suárez is Spain’s best loved PM

The death of Spain's first democratic Prime Minister has unified political opponents and inspired a wave of mourning in a nation currently disenfranchised by those in power. Here The Local looks at six brief reasons why Adolfo Suárez will be remembered as Spain’s best modern leader.

Spain cracks down on deadly Latin crime gangs

Spain cracks down on deadly Latin crime gangs

Spanish police have arrested 35 people from a violent street gang born in El Salvador as part of a major crackdown on the growing threat from Latin American crime groups.

Video: Spaniards score World Press Prize

Video: Spaniards score World Press Prize

Three Spanish video journalists have seen their amazing film "Calcio Storico", which looks at an early form of football dating back to Florence in the 1500s, awarded third best "short feature" at the prestigious World Press Photo Awards.

30,000 file past coffin of first democratic PM

30,000 file past coffin of first democratic PM

Throngs of mourners have filed past the coffin of Adolfo Suarez, the statesman who led Spain to democracy after the four-decade Franco dictatorship.

Protester accused of attempted murder of cop

Protester accused of attempted murder of cop

A 21-year-old man arrested after Saturday's mass public demonstration in Madrid has been accused of striking a police officer on the head with a large stone and jailed while awaiting trial.

Nearly half of Spaniards never do any exercise

Nearly half of Spaniards never do any exercise

A new study has revealed that the number of Spanish people who never do sport or other physical activity is on the rise and now sits above the European average on both counts.

Bouncer banned for barring transsexuals

Bouncer banned for barring transsexuals

A landmark trial in Spain has seen a Barcelona judge revoke a local doorman's licence for a year after he prevented two transsexuals from entering the discotheque he was working at.