Spanish nurse with Ebola beats virus

Spanish nurse with Ebola beats virus

Updated: A Spanish nurse who was the first person to catch Ebola outside Africa is now free of the deadly virus, doctors confirmed on Tuesday, easing fears of it spreading in Europe.

Spain can’t use force to stop migrants: EU

Spain can’t use force to stop migrants: EU

The EU has warned Spain it can not use violence to stop migrants from trying to enter the country after video footage emerged of a young African being beaten by Spanish border guards recently.

Gallery: Hits and misses of Antonio Banderas

Gallery: Hits and misses of Antonio Banderas

The Málaga-born actor who cut his teeth with Pedro Almodóvar before conquering Hollywood is to be awarded the Goya (or Spanish Oscar) of Honour for lifetime achievement by Spain's Film Academy. Here The Local casts an eye over some of the best and worst films he's starred in.

Big vocabulary could help fight Alzheimer’s

Big vocabulary could help fight Alzheimer’s

People with more words at their disposal might be at lower risk of developing Alzheimer's, a surprising new study by Spanish scientists shows.

Spain swelters in autumn ‘heatwave’

Spain swelters in autumn ‘heatwave’

Weather warnings have been issued for parts of eastern Spain including Valencia and Alicante on Tuesday with temperatures expected to reach highs nearly ten degrees above average for this time of year.

Madrid museum honours Hepburn’s style guru

Madrid museum honours Hepburn’s style guru

Madrid's Thyssen Museum opens on Wednesday the first major retrospective of designs by French fashion designer Hubert de Givenchy, who worked for such famous clients as Audrey Hepburn and Jacqueline Kennedy.

Family-friendly official ‘sorry’ he sacked mum

Family-friendly official ‘sorry’ he sacked mum

The mayor of Madrid mayor has ordered a councillor to reinstate a legal official he sacked after complaining she wasn't showing "complete dedication" to her job because she was a mother.

Calatrava to ‘rebuild’ Ground Zero church

Calatrava to ‘rebuild’ Ground Zero church

Controversial Spanish architect Santiago Calatrava has been given the brief to design a Greek Orthodox Church to be built on the site of New York's World Trade Centre, destroyed in terrorist attacks in 2001.

Morocco oil find shakes up Canary Islands vote

Morocco oil find shakes up Canary Islands vote

Drillers say have found oil in Moroccan waters just 200 kilometres (125 miles) from Spain's Canary Islands, a possible game changer as Canarians prepare to vote on whether Spanish energy giant Repsol should be allowed to search for oil in the waters off the archipelago.

Spain vows to crush ‘still alive’ terror group Eta

Spain vows to crush ‘still alive’ terror group Eta

Spain's government vowed on Monday that it would smash the Basque separatist group Eta after claiming that it was still "alive" three years after it ended its violence.