With everything in the news from racist food banks to politicians behaving badly, Spain's news was as action-packed as ever this week. Here The Local rounds up the news that mattered most.
A woman in northern Spain died on Thursday after she forgot to engage the vehicle's handbrake while parking her van.
A British fugitive believed to have been kidnapped by men posing as Spanish Civil Guard police officers has been found dead on a beach in Alicante, Spain.
Spain would have a right to send troops into Catalonia if the region decided unilaterally to become independent from the rest of Spain, the authors of a report released on Thursday argue.
Chemical pollutants found in rivers in Spain's Basque Country are acting like oestrogens on the local male fish stock and allowing them to form eggs in their testicles, a new report shows.
After nearly 40 years in the Spanish market, Barclays bank may be eyeing an exit from the country, Spanish media reported on Friday.
A new book published on Thursday angered Spain's royal palace by alleging King Juan Carlos plotted against his former ally Adolfo Suarez, a Spanish democratic hero who died last month.
The 'Iron Lady' of Spanish politics has caused a stir after she was fined by traffic cops on Madrid's emblematic Gran Vía and sped off moments after, knocking over a police motorbike.
Spain's results in future PISA tests will be much better if more is done to help students from immigrant backgrounds, experts have said in the wake of the country's poor showing in a recent PISA problem-solving exam.
Tens of thousands of people marched in dozens of Spanish cities on Thursday against austerity measures enacted by the government, which is under pressure from the EU to reduce its public deficit.