Many Catalans are fighting hard for the right to decide on whether to split from the rest of Spain. But what would an independent Catalonia actually look like? The Local gazes into the crystal ball.
A former Guatemalan police chief went on trial on Wednesday accused of ordering a 1980 Spanish embassy fire that killed 37 people, including the father of Nobel Peace Prize winner Rigoberta Menchú.
The former head of the International Monetary Fund Rodrigo Rato is one of 86 top executives at Spain's Caja Madrid and Bankia banks accused of using company credit cards to buy over millions of euros worth of luxury items for personal use.
One of the world's earliest representations of Christ has been unearthed in southern Spain by a team of archaeologists, a glass plate which shines new light on the arrival of Christianity in Spain.
Spain is one of the worst offenders when it comes to incorrectly adopting and applying European Union laws, with only Italy ranking higher in the disobedience stakes, a new European Commission report reveals.
A 25-year-old wine expert from northern Spain has died after inhaling grape fermentation fumes and falling into a vat of wine she was standing above.
Limited use of English could help explain why only one Spanish university, Barcelona's Pompeu Fabra, is among the top 200 in the world, the editor of the newly published Times Higher Education rankings has told The Local.
Updated: Controversial Spanish politician Miguel Arias Cañete will now have to wait until next week to find out if he will be confirmed as the European Commission's new Climate Action and Energy commissioner, Spanish press reported on Thursday.
Spain saw its unemployment rate rise by 19,720 people in September, the lowest increase in joblessness the country has recorded for that month in the past eight years.
Spanish coastguards on Wednesday pulled the bodies of two African migrants from the sea off Morocco and six others were missing after a dinghy carrying them sank, rescuers said.
The Catalan parliament on Wednesday took a step towards setting up a supervisory body for a referendum on independence from Spain, despite a Spanish court's order that the plan be suspended.