Spain mourns death of priest with Ebola

Spain mourns death of priest with Ebola

Several hundred mourners joined a funeral service on Wednesday for a Spanish priest who died from Ebola after being infected in Liberia, becoming the first European victim of the worst-ever outbreak of the virus.

Twelve things tourists do that annoy Spaniards

Twelve things tourists do that annoy Spaniards

Spaniards are generally a pretty easygoing bunch, but even the most tolerant of locals can get frustrated with tourists in their country. Here The Local takes a look at 12 things tourists do that get on the Spaniards' nerves.

Catalan boss ‘firm’ on independence vote date

Catalan boss ‘firm’ on independence vote date

Catalonia's political chief Artur Mas on Wednesday renewed his vow to call a vote on independence from Spain in November after his own deputy raised the possibility of a delay.

Vueling jet catches fire after landing in Italy

Vueling jet catches fire after landing in Italy

An Airbus 319 belonging to Spanish low-cost carrier Vueling caught fire while landing at Florence's Vespucci airport on Wednesday, sending passengers into a panic.

Spain ignores protests over Canaries oil deal

Spain ignores protests over Canaries oil deal

Spain's energy ministry on Wednesday released details of a controversial deal allowing oil giant Repsol to begin exploring for oil and gas off the Canary Islands, despite fierce opposition from environmental groups and the regional government.

Spanish climber found dead in French Alps

Spanish climber found dead in French Alps

A Spanish climber who went missing on Sunday in the southeast of France was found dead on Wednesday, rescue workers have said.

Falling prices fuel fears of deflation for Spain

Falling prices fuel fears of deflation for Spain

Spain reported on Tuesday the steepest slide in consumer prices in nearly five years, a potentially worrying development as the eurozone combats the threat of a deflationary spiral which could kill of Spain's recovery.

Found: 1,000-year-old Islamic burial ground

Found: 1,000-year-old Islamic burial ground

Researchers in Spain's Ciudad Real province have found the buried remains of Spain's Islamic civilization in a site so full of riches they believe it could provide up to two centuries worth of discoveries.

Health minister slammed over ‘Ebola holiday’

Health minister slammed over ‘Ebola holiday’

A spokesperson for Spain's leading consumer rights organization has branded the decision of Spain's health minister to remain on holiday during the repatriation and subsequent death of Ebola-infected priest Miguel Pajares as "unacceptable" and "insulting".

Ronaldo reigns supreme as Madrid win Super Cup

Ronaldo reigns supreme as Madrid win Super Cup

Cristiano Ronaldo upstaged new team-mates Toni Kroos and James Rodriguez and homecoming hero Gareth Bale as Real Madrid beat Sevilla 2-0 in Cardiff on Tuesday to win the UEFA Super Cup.

Spain set for ‘avalanche’ of African immigrants

Spain set for ‘avalanche’ of African immigrants

Spain picked up more than 700 African migrants trying to enter the country by boat on Tuesday, while hundreds more tried to scramble over a border fence into the Spanish territory of Melilla.