Doctors ‘cure’ HIV patient with blood transplant

Doctors ‘cure’ HIV patient with blood transplant

Spanish scientists are hopeful blood transplants from the umbilical cord of people with genetic resistance to HIV could provide a future treatment option in the battle against the Aids-causing virus after managing to 'cure' a patient in just three months.

Catalan cops to stop vote if ordered: security chief

Catalan cops to stop vote if ordered: security chief

A leading Catalan government official has admitted that the security forces would have to be deployed against Sunday’s consultation on independence if they were told to do so by the courts.

The Dummies’ Guide to Spain’s Podemos Party

The Dummies’ Guide to Spain’s Podemos Party

Seven months ago almost nobody had heard of them. Now Podemos is the hottest political property in Spain. But just who are they, what do they want, and could they win the country's next elections? The Local takes a look behind the curtains.

Revealed: Spain’s most expensive addresses

Revealed: Spain’s most expensive addresses

A new study reveals the location of some of the priciest — and cheapest — real estate in Spain. Read on to find out if your neighbourhood makes the grade.

Volunteers drive Catalan vote on independence

Volunteers drive Catalan vote on independence

People in Spain's Catalonia region will be going to the poll on Sunday to cast their ballot in a symbolic vote on the issue of independence from the rest of Spain, but who are the army of volunteers behind the controversial ballet?

‘I’ll be one of the best ever’: Cristiano Ronaldo

‘I’ll be one of the best ever’: Cristiano Ronaldo

World Player of the Year Cristiano Ronaldo believes he will be considered one of the greatest footballers to have ever played the game by the time he retires.

Spain to put asylum offices on African border

Spain to put asylum offices on African border

In an apparent change of tune on immigration, the government has announced that it will make it easier for refugees to ask for asylum in Spain's North African enclaves.

Cybercrime: Ten arrested for glorifying terrorism

Cybercrime: Ten arrested for glorifying terrorism

Spanish police on Thursday have arrested at least ten people on charges of glorifying terrorism and denigrating its victims on social media platforms including Facebook and Twitter.