Police make arrests over Barcelona eviction riots

Police make arrests over Barcelona eviction riots

Spanish police charged at youths who attacked their vans and lit fires in a second night of riots over the demolition of a popular Barcelona squat, officials said on Wednesday.

Top 10 videos: How not to speak Spanish

Top 10 videos: How not to speak Spanish

Learning Spanish is difficult enough at the best of times, but these ten videos will only make it that much harder. Read on to see how badly foreigners can mangle the language of Cervantes.

Spain won’t win World Cup: Goldman Sachs

Spain won’t win World Cup: Goldman Sachs

Investment banking giant Goldman Sachs has crunched all the numbers to find out who will win this year's World Cup in Brazil — and it won't be Spain.

Spain slammed over home evictions record

Spain slammed over home evictions record

International NGO Human Rights Watch released a detailed report on Wednesday in which they accuse the Spanish government of taking "insufficient action to alleviate the impact of the housing and debt crisis" for thousands of evicted families.

Russian museum to open €5m branch in Spain

Russian museum to open €5m branch in Spain

Gold icons and expressionist paintings from one of Russia's top art museums will go on permanent show in an old tobacco factory in the Spanish city of Malaga, officials said on Wednesday.

Spain one of Europe’s terror hotspots: Report

Spain one of Europe’s terror hotspots: Report

Spain is one of the EU's terrorism hubs, with only France and the UK more at risk of terror attacks, a Europol report published on Wednesday reveals.

Spain remains top in EU cocaine rankings

Spain remains top in EU cocaine rankings

Spain is still top of the European Union table for both cocaine and cannabis consumption among young people, official EU figures released on Tuesday show. The Local spoke to the director of Spain's Foundation against Drug Addiction to find out more.

IN PICTURES: Barcelona squat demo turns violent

IN PICTURES: Barcelona squat demo turns violent

Images which appear to depict police brutality during a protest over the eviction of a squat in Barcelona on Monday have taken Spain’s social media by storm.

Catalan police chief quits amid rubber bullet row

Catalan police chief quits amid rubber bullet row

The head of the regional police force in Spain's Catalonia, which was been accused of aggressive tactics after a woman lost her eye at a protest in Barcelona, said on Tuesday he has resigned for personal reasons.

1,000 migrants storm Spain’s African border

1,000 migrants storm Spain’s African border

Around 1,000 would-be immigrants stormed the border fence between Morocco and the Spanish North African city of Melilla on Wednesday morning, with around 400 managing to enter the enclave.

Police bust fake Viagra ring in Spain

Police bust fake Viagra ring in Spain

Spanish police said on Tuesday they have detained 13 people suspected of selling large quantities of fake medication, including erectile dysfunction drugs and antibiotics, made in Asia over the Internet.