Named: Spain’s seven natural wonders for 2014

Named: Spain’s seven natural wonders for 2014

The 82,000 votes are in, they have all been counted, and now The Local can reveal which seven amazing wonders of nature have been labelled Spain's best in 2014.

What World Cup games are free on Spanish TV?

What World Cup games are free on Spanish TV?

Wondering what World Cup games they're showing on free-to-air TV in Spain and which ones you'll have to watch in a bar or pub? The Local has trawled through all the Spanish TV listings to offer you a comprehensive viewing schedule of Brazil's 2014 World Cup.

Spain to fine parents of teen binge drinkers

Spain to fine parents of teen binge drinkers

The Spanish government has presented an anti-alcoholism draft bill which would impose €300 ($430) fines on the parents of under-18s who knowingly allow their children to get drunk.

Green puppies shock Spanish dog breeders

Green puppies shock Spanish dog breeders

A pair of dog breeders in the Spanish province of Valladolid were shocked recently when two pups were born green.

Fast-fashion empire Inditex sees profits dip

Fast-fashion empire Inditex sees profits dip

Spanish global clothing giant Inditex, owner of fast-fashion brand Zara, announced Wednesday a rare fall in quarterly profits even as it pushed ahead with an aggressive international expansion.

Spain’s MPs approve king’s abdication

Spain’s MPs approve king’s abdication

Spain's MPs have overwhelming approved the abdication of King Juan Carlos, paving the way for his son Prince Felipe to become the country's new head of state.

Catalonia to fine drivers using Uber taxi app

Catalonia to fine drivers using Uber taxi app

Spain's Catalonia region on Tuesday announced plans to fine drivers who use the taxi app Uber as much as €6,000 ($8,000), but the company told The Local they believe there is space for everyone to operate together.

Man smuggles pythons on to Spanish plane

Man smuggles pythons on to Spanish plane

Spanish police said on Tuesday they found five snakes, two lizards and thousands of insects alive and hidden inside two suitcases that arrived on the holiday island of Gran Canaria on a flight from Madrid.

‘Spaniards are citizens not subjects of the king’

‘Spaniards are citizens not subjects of the king’

Spain's major parties on Wednesday defended the role of the monarchy in Spain on Wednesday morning during a lively debate in the lead-up to a vote which will approve the abdication of King Juan Carlos.

Spanish MPs set to okay king’s abdication

Spanish MPs set to okay king’s abdication

Spanish MPs are set on Wednesday to rubber stamp the abdication of King Juan Carlos, amid noisy protests calling for a republic, paving the way for his son Felipe to assume the scandal-hit monarchy.