Spanish girl, 14, arrested ‘on way to join Isis’

Spanish girl, 14, arrested ‘on way to join Isis’

Spanish Police have arrested two teenage girls, 14 and 19, who were planning on joining jihadist forces in Iraq and Syria.

Vikings invade Spanish village in ‘bloody’ festival

Vikings invade Spanish village in ‘bloody’ festival

Fifty thousand 'Vikings' landed on the shores of a small village in northern Spain on Sunday, as part of an annual festival which commemorates a Scandinavian invasion which took place a thousand years ago.

Zoo staff steal €1 million in fake ticket scam

Zoo staff steal €1 million in fake ticket scam

Police have arrested two members of staff at Madrid's Zoo Aquarium who managed to rip off their employers to the tune of €1 million ($1.35 million) by selling fake tickets to the popular tourist attraction.

Gallery: The Local’s Property of the Week

Gallery: The Local’s Property of the Week

If you've ever dreamed of living out your own James Bond fantasy, The Local's first ever Spanish Property of the Week might just satisfy your inner spy.

Spain failed to stop abused girl’s murder: UN

Spain failed to stop abused girl’s murder: UN

The United Nations has ordered Spain to compensate the mother of a seven-year-old girl who was murdered by her abusive father after authorities failed to act upon the 30 complaints filed against him.

Ebola outbreak: Spanish priest put in quarantine

Ebola outbreak: Spanish priest put in quarantine

A 75-year-old Spanish priest has been isolated with symptoms of what could be the Ebola virus in Liberia amid fears the outbreak of the deadly disease is now out of control.

Mega tortilla smashes way into record books

Mega tortilla smashes way into record books

A young Spanish cook will feature in the Guinness World Records after preparing a five-metre (16 foot) wide tortilla which was then gobbled up by more than 10,000 people in the Basque capital of Vitoria.

Pic of the day: Spain dazzles in Nasa photo

Pic of the day: Spain dazzles in Nasa photo

American Space agency Nasa has published an amazing photo of the Iberian Peninsula taken from a space station 400 kilometres (248 miles) away from Planet Earth.

Jobless queues shrink by 30,000 in July

Jobless queues shrink by 30,000 in July

The number of unemployed people in Spain fell by nearly 30,000 in July to hit 4,419,860 — the lowest figure since Spain's current government took power, employment ministry figures released on Monday show.

Gaza crisis: Spain urges tougher EU stance

Gaza crisis: Spain urges tougher EU stance

Spain's foreign minister has urged the European Union to do more the ensure an immediate end to hostilities in the bloody conflict between Israel and Palestinian militants.