Euro Elections: Ten key figures you need to know

Euro Elections: Ten key figures you need to know

What do MEPs earn before tax? How many possible language combinations are there within the EU? And how many deputies is Spain sending to Brussels? In the run-up to the Sunday's elections, The Local gives you all the numbers that count.

Spanish police join hunt for kidnapped Nigerians

Spanish police join hunt for kidnapped Nigerians

Five Spanish police officers from the force's human traffiking squad are to fly to Nigeria to assist in the search for more than 200 Nigerian girls kidnapped by the Islamic terror group Boko Haram in April.

China slams Spanish TV show over ‘racist’ sign

China slams Spanish TV show over ‘racist’ sign

China lashed out on Thursday at a Spanish TV station which showed an anti-Chinese sign in the background of a comedy show aiming to mock racism.

Bullfighting groups cry foul over Twitter abuse

Bullfighting groups cry foul over Twitter abuse

Spain's major bullfighting organizations have called on authorities to take action against people making "despicable" comments on Twitter about a bullfight on Tuesday which was cancelled after all three bullfighters were injured.

Tourists flock to Spain in ‘never-ending’ boom

Tourists flock to Spain in ‘never-ending’ boom

Spain's astonishing tourism boom continued in the first four months of 2014, with the country receiving 15.3 million international visitors, up 9.2 percent on the same period last year.

Amazon launches online clothes shop in Spain

Amazon launches online clothes shop in Spain

The internet retail giant Amazon opened its virtual doors on Wednesday to a 700,000-strong fashion collection from over 2,000 brands as it sets out to challenge its rivals in Spain's booming clothing sector.

Politicians attacked on Euro campaign trail

Politicians attacked on Euro campaign trail

Around 50 people attacked a car transporting Spain's Minister of Finance and the leader of the Popular Party in Catalonia while they were on the European elections campaign trail near Barcelona on Wednesday.

Game of Thrones looks to Spain for Season Five

Game of Thrones looks to Spain for Season Five

The producers of the fantasy TV drama Game of Thrones are looking to film part of the fifth season of the hit show in Spain, with the southern region of Andalusia on the location list.

Spain’s Princess Letizia ‘needs to smile more’

Spain’s Princess Letizia ‘needs to smile more’

When former TV anchorwoman Letizia Ortiz married Spain's Crown Prince Felipe a decade ago, hopes were high that her lack of royal blood would help her bond with the public.