It's Spain's most popular city destination but is beautiful Barcelona in danger of becoming a victim of its own success? The Local takes a peek at the dark side of the city's tourism boom.
UPDATED: A Belgian man has been seriously injured after his pilot friend dropped 1,500 litres (396 gallons) of water on him from a fire-fighting plane as part of a failed Ice Bucket Challenge.
Over 500 protesters formed a chain of bras around the town hall of a Spanish city on Monday to call for the resignation of their "chauvinist" and "retrograde" mayor.
A left-wing mayor from southern Spain says he has received death threats after he published a photo of a Franco-era execution by police firing squad on Twitter under the headline "Damned jihadi murderers".
The government of Spain's Catalonia region may shelve plans for a controversial November 9th independence vote if courts veto the poll, a top Catalan ruling party official has told leading Spanish daily El País.
A 90-year-old man from eastern Spain reportedly suffocated his wife (86) on Monday and then took his own life with a knife.
It may not be the hottest summer on record, but that hasn't stopped animal keepers at Madrid's Faunia animal park from coming up with some innovative ways to keep their charges cool.
The third stage of the Tour of Spain got off to a cruising start on Monday as cyclists set off from on board a massive aircraft carrier at the southern Spanish port city of Cádiz.
Spain's civil aviation authorities on Monday said they will investigate the low-cost airline after a June incident which saw five people injured during heavy turbulence.