UK condemns Spain over new Gibraltar ‘incursion’

UK condemns Spain over new Gibraltar ‘incursion’

The British government summoned the Spanish ambassador to London on Wednesday to explain a fresh "incursion" by Spanish vessels into Gibraltar's territorial waters.

Spain’s ruling party had secret slush fund: Judge

Spain’s ruling party had secret slush fund: Judge

Spain's ruling Popular Party ran a form of secret slush fund for many years, a Spanish judge said in a decision on Wednesday. The party's disgraced former treasurer will now appear in court for questioning over the matter.

Barça slapped with shock transfer ban

Barça slapped with shock transfer ban

Fifa on Wednesday banned Spanish giants Barcelona from buying or selling players for the next two transfer windows for "serious" breaches of rules on under-age players.

More than a third of Spanish kids bully: study

More than a third of Spanish kids bully: study

Thirty-four percent of Spanish children interviewed by a local NGO say they have threatened or bullied classmates,with cyberbullying rates higher in Spain that across Europe. The Local spoke to an expert to find out why.

Tensions heat up in Spain–Italy olive oil war

Tensions heat up in Spain–Italy olive oil war

Olive oil arouses a great deal of passion in Spain, and the news that Italians are looking to take a huge bite out of the country's market leader Deoleo has sent the Spanish government scurrying to defend the company.

Spanish bishop warns of new Civil War at funeral

Spanish bishop warns of new Civil War at funeral

Spain's top cardinal has irritated both the ruling party and all its political opposition by implying during the funeral of the country's first democratic Prime Minister that Spain could be facing another Civil War.

Spain’s crisis cuts traffic jams by two thirds

Spain’s crisis cuts traffic jams by two thirds

Spain's economic crisis and mass unemployment have had a surprise positive side effect: fewer traffic jams on the country's roads. But things may be changing.

‘Holy Grail’ faces Spanish inquisition

‘Holy Grail’ faces Spanish inquisition

Claims that the Holy Grail has been found after sitting for 1,000 years in a Spanish church face a tough inquisition from doubtful historians.

Spain’s jobless numbers dip in March

Spain’s jobless numbers dip in March

Spain on Wednesday reported a slide in jobless numbers in March as the economy gingerly recovered from a long, employment-destroying recession.