Forgotten mummy found on Madrid university roof

Forgotten mummy found on Madrid university roof

A routine inspection at Madrid's Complutense University has turned up an unusual find — a mummy and two skeletons. Nobody knows how they got there, or who they belong to.

David Moyes hired as Real Sociedad coach

David Moyes hired as Real Sociedad coach

David Moyes has returned to football with Spanish strugglers Real Sociedad following his disastrous 10-month spell as Manchester United manager, the Basque club announced late on Monday.

Prosecutor won’t ‘rush’ suit against Catalan boss

Prosecutor won’t ‘rush’ suit against Catalan boss

Updated: Spain's public prosecutor on Tuesday denied that his counterpart in Catalonia would shortly launch legal action against the Catalan government over Sunday's symbolic vote on independence, saying the process would take place "without haste".

Workers sacked by SMS win €120,000 payout

Workers sacked by SMS win €120,000 payout

Two drivers with the government of Spain's Castilla-La Mancha region who were told by SMS that they no longer had a job have been awarded €120,000 ($150,000) in unfair dismissal compensation.

Catalonia votes: the strangest ballot papers

Catalonia votes: the strangest ballot papers

Some of those who voted on Sunday in Catalonia's symbolic poll on independence from Spain weren't satisfied with the three official options and took the opportunity to add a personal touch to their ballot papers.

Slow start for Spain’s golden visa scheme

Slow start for Spain’s golden visa scheme

Updated: Interest in Spain's controversial 'golden visa' scheme which grants Spanish residency to people who spend at least €500,000 ($620,000) on property in the country is still below expectations, real estate experts have told The Local.

Man attacks ex-girlfriend with headrest bomb

Man attacks ex-girlfriend with headrest bomb

Spanish police in Elche have arrested the 36-year-old ex-partner of a woman who was hospitalized on Monday when a homemade bomb detonated in the headrest of her car seat.

Cocaine seizures up 29 percent in 2013

Cocaine seizures up 29 percent in 2013

Police seizures of cocaine in Spain, the main country of entry for drug-smuggling into Europe, surged by more than a quarter in 2013 to 27 tonnes, the government said on Monday.