Custody row mars Ashya King family reunion

Custody row mars Ashya King family reunion

The British parents jailed after taking their critically-ill son Ashya King from hospital enjoyed an emotional reunion with him at his bedside in Spain on Wednesday, an official said, although a custody row means the couple cannot removed their son from hospital grounds.

Top ten amazing activities in Tenerife

Top ten amazing activities in Tenerife

Misunderstood by many tourists and admired by Spaniards, the biggest of Spain's Canary Islands, is commonly described as a miniature continent. The Local's Alex Dunham, a Tenerife native, offers ten breathtaking experiences off the beaten path.

Vuelta favourite Quintana crashes out of race

Vuelta favourite Quintana crashes out of race

Favourite Nairo Quintana was taken to hospital after abandoning the Vuelta a Espana having crashed for the second day in a row, organizers said on Wednesday.

Falling wages threaten Spain’s recovery: OECD

Falling wages threaten Spain’s recovery: OECD

The fall in Spanish salaries during the country's crisis, one of the largest in the OECD, could actually hamper the country's recovery by bringing on deflation and killing off consumer demand, the OECD has warned in a new report.

Madrid zoo shows off its cute baby dolphin

Madrid zoo shows off its cute baby dolphin

Madrid's Zoo Aquarium unveiled on Wednesday its newest and unexpected addition to the family: a 10-kilo (22 pounds) baby bottlenose dolphin which carers haven't named yet.

Gibraltar unveils world’s first Stone Age hashtag

Gibraltar unveils world’s first Stone Age hashtag

Archaeologists working in a cave on the tiny British enclave have unearthed the world's earliest hashtag, engraved on a wall by Neanderthals some 40,000 years ago.

Is this really the best beach in Spain?

Is this really the best beach in Spain?

The best beach in Spain is not in Andalusia, or in Majorca, or even in Canary Islands, the results of a new poll published on Wednesday show. What do you think of the winner?

Scandal-hit ex Catalan boss hurts separatist bid

Scandal-hit ex Catalan boss hurts separatist bid

Disgraced former Catalan leader Jordi Pujol has asked the region's parliament to delay his parliamentary appearance until after Catalonia’s national day and the passing of a bill which would allow the November 9th independence referendum to take place.

Votes for expats: Plan to end UK’s 15-year rule

Votes for expats: Plan to end UK’s 15-year rule

The UK's Conservative Party has made a bid to woo expat voters by pledging to end the controversial "15-year rule" that prevents millions of Brits abroad from being able to vote, but one Spain-based campaigner told The Local the move doesn't go far enough.

Spanish man wanted over Tokyo sex assualt

Spanish man wanted over Tokyo sex assualt

Japanese police have obtained an arrest warrant for the Spanish former general manager of the Grand Hyatt Tokyo on suspicion of sexually assaulting a female customer, reports said on Wednesday.