Confirmed: Fabregas is going to Chelsea

Confirmed: Fabregas is going to Chelsea

Spanish giants Barcelona have agreed to sell midfielder Cesc Fabregas to Chelsea, the club said on Thursday.

No show: King to miss son’s enthronement

No show: King to miss son’s enthronement

Spain's King Juan Carlos will not be on hand to witness the enthronement of his son Prince Felipe with the Royal Palace saying he doesn't want to steal the limelight on the historic occasion.

Are English teachers in Spain underqualified?

Are English teachers in Spain underqualified?

Are underqualified native English-speaking teachers stealing Spaniards' jobs simply because of where they're from? The Local investigates.

Drugs and sex trade to boost Spain’s GDP

Drugs and sex trade to boost Spain’s GDP

Spain is soon to start including estimated revenues from drug trafficking and the sex trade when calculating its gross domestic product (GDP), a move expected to boost economic results, officials said on Thursday.

Spain raises terror alert level for royal fest

Spain raises terror alert level for royal fest

Spain has bumped up its terror alert level for the upcoming enthronment of Prince Felipe as Spain's new king, the country's interior ministry said on Thursday.

‘Catalans won’t be happy if Spain wins World Cup’

‘Catalans won’t be happy if Spain wins World Cup’

Real Madrid's ex director general Inocencio Arias says he doubts people in Catalonia would celebrate Spain's possible victory in Brazil, arguing that the last triumph in South Africa did little to unite Spain as a nation.

EU snubs Spain’s request for help in Uber row

EU snubs Spain’s request for help in Uber row

The European Union has turned down calls from Spain for assistance in the conflict between the taxi industry and the taxi app Uber, saying the issue is a national one.

UK woman seriously injured in four-storey fall

UK woman seriously injured in four-storey fall

A young British woman was rushed to hospital after falling from the fourth storey of a building in Ibiza early on Thursday morning, the second such accident in a few days.

Parade plans kill off low-key enthronement

Parade plans kill off low-key enthronement

Despite initial reports that Spain's future King Felipe would be sworn in in a low-key ceremony, authorities now say the country's new monarchs should celebrate their enthronement in a procession through the streets of Madrid.

Body in freezer could be missing relative: Family

Body in freezer could be missing relative: Family

A landlord in Spain's Galicia region made a gruesome discovery recently when he went to visit a tenant who hadn't paid his rent for several months.

Kick-off: Spain’s first game a grudge match

Kick-off: Spain’s first game a grudge match

Holders Spain open their World Cup campaign against the Netherlands on Friday in a repeat of the 2010 final with the Dutch out for revenge.

Uber chaos: Spain calls for EU to find answers

Uber chaos: Spain calls for EU to find answers

The Spanish government wants the European Union to step in and create clear rules for the popular taxi app Uber after taxi drivers in Spain on Wednesday went on strike to protest against its use.