On the eve of European elections that have failed to inspire much enthusiasm in Spain we asked a group of expats whether they'll be taking time out on Sunday to vote for their representatives in Brussels.
If you're still not sure which team to wave a scarf for in Saturday's UEFA Champions League final between crosstown rivals Real Madrid and Atlético Madrid, have no fear: this handy guide will help you to make up your mind.
A Spanish mayor has apologised after being accused of racism by Romanian immigrants for a foul-mouthed tirade against thieves.
The latest official registry of Spanish residents includes people named after the British princess and the American superhero, as well as 604 Shakiras, a Kevin Kostner and a Maradona.
Still not booked up for June? The Local has rounded up a list of some of the best events in Spain, with everything from a flamenco festival to an international sherry week to the Catalonia Motorcyle Gran Prix.
Residents of the northern Spanish town of Narón are in a state of panic after a brightly-coloured snake slid out a toilet to bite a woman on her left buttock while she was on the toilet.
The number of unemployed people who have given up hope of finding a job has risen by 21 per cent since 2011 and now totals almost half a million, new figures from Spain's national statistic institute reveal.
An oil painting sold at a Spanish antique shop over two decades ago for around €150 ($200) has been certified as Salvador Dali's first Surrealist work which he painted as a teenager, art experts said on Thursday.
Standard and Poor's on Friday upgraded Spain's credit rating a notch to 'BBB' from 'BBB-', saying structural reforms have improved economic growth and outlook.