Are Spaniards justifying politician’s murder?

Are Spaniards justifying politician’s murder?

Ever since news of Isabel Carrasco's murder broke on Monday, the internet has been awash with comments reflecting just how little empathy Spaniards feel with their political classes. Here The Local takes a close look at what Carrasco's death has revealed about Spain's attitude to its politicians.

Spanish women second longest-living in world

Spanish women second longest-living in world

Spanish women are close to being world leaders in the longevity stakes, with only their Japanese counterparts living longer, new World Health Organization figures show.

VIDEO: Footballers’ kiss captures world attention

VIDEO: Footballers’ kiss captures world attention

Two footballers from Spanish club Sevilla caused a stir on Wednesday when they shared a 'passionate' kiss during celebrations to mark their club's victory in the Europa League final.

Named: Spain’s most expensive city

Named: Spain’s most expensive city

A Basque city has been named the most expensive city in Spain with living costs nearly a third higher than the national average, a price comparison study reveals.

Injured Thiago out of Spain’s World Cup squad

Injured Thiago out of Spain’s World Cup squad

Spain midfielder Thiago Alcantara has been ruled out of next month's World Cup in Brazil after suffering a fresh knee injury, his club Bayern Munich confirmed on Thursday.

Suspects in politician’s murder held without bail

Suspects in politician’s murder held without bail

The mother and daughter pair being held over Monday's murder of Spanish politician Isabel Carrasco have been remanded in custody without bail.

Lovers caught having sex in bank lobby

Lovers caught having sex in bank lobby

Perplexed partygoers in the Spanish city of Oviedo stopped to take a peek and a selfie of a couple having frantic sex in a 24 hour ATM lobby with glass doors. Even police couldn't break up their lovemaking.

Spain tops clean beaches global rankings

Spain tops clean beaches global rankings

Spain will be able to boast of having a record 681 high quality 'Blue Flag' beaches this summer, 34 more than in 2014 and the highest number in the world.

Sevilla crowned Europa League champions

Sevilla crowned Europa League champions

Benfica, recently crowned league and League Cup champions, came to Turin confident of ending a 52-year jinx that had seen them lose a total of seven European finals since winning the second of two consecutive European Cups in 1962.

Flag fail: Gibraltar prank backfires on journalist

Flag fail: Gibraltar prank backfires on journalist

Police in Gibraltar on Wednesday arrested two journalists from a Spanish television channel who annoyed locals by raising a flag of Spain in the British territory, authorities and their employer said.