Censored cartoonists mock king in new mag

Censored cartoonists mock king in new mag

A group of artists who quit Spanish satirical magazine El Jueves on principle after it changed a cover image which mocked the royal family have hit back by launching their own title, 'Pride and Satisfaction'.

Protesters beware: 120 snipers to guard king

Protesters beware: 120 snipers to guard king

Spanish authorities will deploy more than 6,700 police and Civil Guard officers during the enthronement of Prince Felipe in Madrid on Thursday.

Spanish politician slaps and insults opponent

Spanish politician slaps and insults opponent

A councillor for Spain's ruling Popular Party in the town of Aranjuez has been accused of calling a political opponent "an arsehole and a shit" before throwing a glass of water and slapping him, according to witnesses.

Sex workers use date rape drugs to rob clients

Sex workers use date rape drugs to rob clients

Six Barcelona women have been arrested and accused of spiking clients' drinks with so-called date rape drugs in order to steal over €20,000 ($27,100) using their credit cards – a technique known as the 'Dream Kiss'.

Road to the throne: top facts and schedule

Road to the throne: top facts and schedule

The world's eyes will be on Spain on Thursday as Prince Felipe is proclaimed the country's new king. Here The Local has put together everything you need to know about the much anticipated enthronement.

‘How to stop kids being gay’ books shock Spain

‘How to stop kids being gay’ books shock Spain

Many Spaniards are up in arms after the country's main department stores started stocking books geared towards "curing homosexuality" primarily in childhood.

Cash-in-hand for ‘corpse courses’ at Spanish uni

Cash-in-hand for ‘corpse courses’ at Spanish uni

Staff at Madrid's Complutense University have admitted receiving off-the-record cash payments of up to €150 ($203) per day for preparing hundreds of dead bodies stored in the basement for use as teaching aids in unofficial, out-of-hours anatomy lessons.

Can Spain recover from Holland thrashing?

Can Spain recover from Holland thrashing?

Stunned by their heroes' 5-1 humiliation by the Netherlands, Spaniards are already bemoaning the end of a glorious era and fearing the worst in La Roja's World Cup life-or-death clash on Wednesday with Chile.

Ruling party in another hit-and-run scandal

Ruling party in another hit-and-run scandal

Just two months after Madrid's former president was chased by police in a high-speed pursuit, Spain's governing Popular Party has been tarnished by yet another hit-and-run incident involving the son of the country's Justice Minister.