Soccer dad attacks three kids during game

Soccer dad attacks three kids during game

The father of a 12-year-old boy playing in a youth football league took his anger out on three players of the opposing team with kicks and punches.

Spain’s opposition leader to step down

Spain’s opposition leader to step down

The secretary general and leader of Spain's opposition socialist PSOE party, Alfredo Pérez Rubalcaba, announced on Monday he would resign from the role after the party's poor showing in the European elections.

Spanish migrants flock to Germany in 2013

Spanish migrants flock to Germany in 2013

A total of 44,119 people left Spain for Germany in 2013, 19 percent more than the previous year, stats from Germany's official stats body show.

Justin Bieber snubbed by Spanish race driver

Justin Bieber snubbed by Spanish race driver

Spanish Formula 1 driver Fernando Alonso did what millions of teenage girls worldwide would never contemplate on the weekend: he turned down the chance to meet pop superstar Justin Bieber.

EU elections: What the press are saying

EU elections: What the press are saying

As Spain's major parties smart from a resounding thumbs down from voters in Sunday's European Parliament elections, The Local casts an eye over the post-mortem in the Spanish press.

Barcelona’s Antoni Gaudí to be made saint

Barcelona’s Antoni Gaudí to be made saint

The architect behind Barcelona's most emblematic landmarks, Antoni Gaudí, is to be beatified within the next year by Pope Francis, Catalonia's top radio station has announced.

Three Spanish airmen injured in Djibouti blast

Three Spanish airmen injured in Djibouti blast

Three people were killed, including a male and female suicide bomber, and 15 wounded in late Saturday's attack on a restaurant popular with Westerners in central Djibouti, local media said on Sunday.

Ruling party declares victory in EU elections

Ruling party declares victory in EU elections

The Secretary General of Spain's ruling Popular Party (PP) on Sunday night called the election results a victory, despite the conservative party only winning 16 of a possible 54 seats up for grabs in the EU parliament.

Who won what: EU elections breakdown

Who won what: EU elections breakdown

With more than 99 percent of Spanish votes for the European Parliament counted, the Local gives you the latest breakdown of all the results.

Separatist party wins EU vote in Catalonia

Separatist party wins EU vote in Catalonia

A long-standing separatist party, the Republican Left (ERC), won the European Parliament elections in Spain's northeastern region of Catalonia on Sunday, official results showed.