Cristiano Ronaldo hit with underwear lawsuit

Cristiano Ronaldo hit with underwear lawsuit

Football superstar Cristiano Ronaldo has launched a new collection of briefs despite being hit with a lawsuit by a US man who claims the Real Madrid player stole his CR7 underwear trademark.

Spain’s 14-year-old jihadist girl locked up

Spain’s 14-year-old jihadist girl locked up

The 14-year-old Spanish girl arrested recently because she planned to join the jihadist ISIL force in Iraq has been placed in a juvenile detention centre after admitting she was determined to be a member of the terrorist group.

Spain’s Xavi announces international retirement

Spain’s Xavi announces international retirement

Spain midfielder Xavi Hernandez announced on Tuesday the end of a dazzling international football career crowned by La Roja's 2010 World Cup and two European championships.

‘Two-week leave for dads not enough’: Spanish MP

‘Two-week leave for dads not enough’: Spanish MP

A Catalan politician is calling for Spanish dads to have more paid time off with their new-borns as a way of ensuring new mums don’t get lumbered with all the baby chores. The Local looks at how Spain fares on the European paternity leave tables.

180,000 Germans say no to oil drilling off Majorca

180,000 Germans say no to oil drilling off Majorca

Nearly 200,000 German speakers have signed a petition against highly controversial Spanish plans to carry out oil drilling off the coast of the Balearic Islands.

UK boxing champ shot in southern Spain

UK boxing champ shot in southern Spain

Retired British boxing champion Jamie Moore had to undergo emergency surgery after being shot in the knee and in the groin last Sunday morning in the southern Spanish town of Estepona.

New party already Spain’s ‘third most popular’: poll

New party already Spain’s ‘third most popular’: poll

It's taken grassroots left-wing party Podemos (We Can) just eight months of existence to become Spain's third strongest political group, an official poll suggests.

Spain pulls plug on weapons sales to Israel

Spain pulls plug on weapons sales to Israel

The Spanish government has temporarily stopped the export of arms to Israel in the midst of a month-long conflict in which at least 1,800 Palestinians have been killed.

Spanish hotel giant signs up to shark fin ban

Spanish hotel giant signs up to shark fin ban

Spain's biggest hotel chain Melia Hotels International said on Monday it has removed shark fins from the menu of all of its restaurants around the world, joining a growing global campaign against the dish considered a delicacy in Asia.