Spain announces 30-man World Cup squad

Spain announces 30-man World Cup squad

Spain manager Vicente del Bosque on Tuesday has named the uncapped David de Gea, Dani Carvajal and Ander Iturraspe in his provisional list of 30 players for the World Cup in Brazil next month. It's a group that would be the envy of any coach in the world.

UK video offers health care guide to Spain

UK video offers health care guide to Spain

The British Embassy in Madrid has unveiled a humorous new video designed to help UK visitors to Spain understand how to access health care in the southern European country.

The Local launches new site in Austria

The Local launches new site in Austria

Home to 8.5 million people, Austria is an oft-overlooked nexus of culture, cake and music. Now, The Local is ready to shine a light on events at the centre of Europe.

Have this US team found Columbus’s ship?

Have this US team found Columbus’s ship?

Archaeological investigators claim they've found the remains of Christopher Columbus's Spanish flagship, the Santa María, the vessel with which the Italian explorer discovered the New World: America.

Police grill suspects over politician’s murder

Police grill suspects over politician’s murder

Spanish police on Tuesday questioned a struggling, laid-off council worker and her mother over the public gunning down of a ruling party politician, a murder that has halted campaigning for European elections in the country.

EU backs Spain over ‘right to be forgotten’

EU backs Spain over ‘right to be forgotten’

Google must delete sensitive information about people from its search results if asked to do so, the European Union announced on Tuesday, a ruling that comes after Spain's data protection agency took on the tech giant over privacy.

Spanish love affair with EU still going strong

Spanish love affair with EU still going strong

They may have endured spending cuts and tax hikes overseen by Brussels, but Spaniards still seem surprisingly pro-EU and keen to vote in this month's European elections.

Official quits over remark on politician’s murder

Official quits over remark on politician’s murder

A Spanish politician has resigned after she wrote "you reap what you sow" on her Facebook page when referring to Isabel Carrasco, the prominent ruling party politician shot dead in León on Monday.

Confirmed: Spanish gas plant caused 450 quakes

Confirmed: Spanish gas plant caused 450 quakes

A gas storage plant was directly responsible for more than 450 'microquakes' off Spain's Mediterranean coast in September 2013, the country's national geographic institute said on Monday.

Greenpeace paints hotel black in coast demo

Greenpeace paints hotel black in coast demo

Greenpeace environmental campaigners painted a black sign the size of a football pitch on a condemned hotel on Spain's southern coast Monday in a dramatic stunt to denounce building abuses.