‘Catalonia could be the shock Spain needs’

‘Catalonia could be the shock Spain needs’

With a possible vote on the issue of independence for Catalonia just weeks away, The Local spoke to self-confessed Spanish nationalist and political science professor Ramón Cotarelo about the possible dire consequences for Spain.

Spanish judge frees Ashya King’s parents

Spanish judge frees Ashya King’s parents

UPDATED: A Spanish court on Tuesday ordered the immediate release of the British parents arrested for taking their ill son Ashya King out of hospital, a court source said.

Catalan flag bras spice up independence bid

Catalan flag bras spice up independence bid

As shopkeepers and businessmen in Catalonia prepare all the latest merchandise for the region’s national day, one product stands out above all others: a Catalan independence bra.

Spain to reopen ‘world’s most dangerous walk’

Spain to reopen ‘world’s most dangerous walk’

Malaga authorities have begun work on restoring Andalusia's infamous Camino del Rey walkway, a nerve-wracking gorge pathway in disrepair that for the past 20 years only adrenaline junkies and experienced climbers have dared to use.

Spain ramps up war on Gibraltar’s ‘tax cheats’

Spain ramps up war on Gibraltar’s ‘tax cheats’

Spain's finance minister Cristóbal Montoro said on Tuesday the country planned to investigate Gibraltar residents who own properties in Spain, part of an overall crack down on alleged tax evasion in the UK territory.

Game of Thrones seeks slim Spanish extras

Game of Thrones seeks slim Spanish extras

Casting for scenes from the hit fantasy drama to be shot in Spain this year begins on Tuesday, with producers demanding male applicants be in good shape and female ones have long hair.

Spain’s jobless rate edges up in August

Spain’s jobless rate edges up in August

UPDATED: A total of 8,070 people joined Spain's jobless queues in August, the first rise in unemployment after six months of improvement, official figures released on Tuesday show.

Spain returns priceless booty to Colombia

Spain returns priceless booty to Colombia

It took over ten years but Spain on Monday returned to Colombia a huge and priceless find — almost 700 pieces of pre-Columbian art that Spanish authorities seized over a decade ago in a drug bust.