Spanish football authorities fined league side Villareal €12,000($17,000) for racism by a fan who threw a banana at Barcelona's Brazilian player Dani Alves, a club source said on Wednesday.
Armed with a 9mm gun and an army badge, the Valencia man in question stole the six-pack of beers from a local street-seller while posing as a policeman.
Huge nets used by Spanish and Portuguese fishing fleets are creating a 'wall of death' for Britain's shark population, UK experts have warned. But a Spanish expert warns the problem may be about a lack of regulation of shark fishing.
The renowned Picasso museum in Paris has become embroiled in more controversy this week when local residents expressed their anger over the building of a new covered walkway, that they describe as "hideous". It comes after the museum's long-awaited reopening was delayed until September.
When it comes to delicious alcoholic drinks, there is a lot more to Spain than just sangría and cerveza (beer). Here The Local gives you the lowdown on the best that the country's bars have to offer.
Spain's new telecommunications law will allow phone companies to expropriate private property to install mobile phone antennae and other infrastructure, a move which worries opposition groups.
Frank Gehry, the designer of Spain's iconic Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao, was on Wednesday awarded the country's prestigious Prince of Asturias Award For the Arts.
Spanish energy giant Repsol said on Wednesday it has sold most of its remaining 12-percent stake in former Argentine subsidiary YPF for $1.26 billion (€900 million), two years after control of the unit was seized by Buenos Aires.
Police at the southern Spanish port city of Algeciras have discovered a ship container with pineapples stuffed full of 2,500 kilos of cocaine.
Forensic DNA technology could help identify and reunite with their families the more than 200 Nigerian girls who were kidnapped by Islamist militants, and Spanish and US scientists are ready to help free of charge.