If you thought Spanish food was all paella and pinchos then think again. Get ready as The Local takes you on a mouth-watering tour of some of the country's lesser known but equally fabulous culinary highlights.
Spain is continuing to see big gains in its English language skills, with the country reaping the rewards of increased investment into language education, a new study shows.
Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy on Wednesday warned that he would not consider the option of a definitive independence referendum in Catalonia during his first public appearance since the region held an unofficial poll on self-rule on Sunday.
'Jimmy Jump', the Spanish pitch invader who famously tried to place a traditional Catalan hat on the football World Cup trophy in 2010, has sworn to return to action despite being bankrupt after years of paying fines.
A former executive with Spain's main copyright organization has been sentenced to prison for spending €40,000 ($50,000) in brothels using a corporate credit card, with a judge describing as "nonsense" the man's claims that the visits were work-related.
A lack of funds for staff has left Spain with five new prisons, built at a cost of over €1.1 billion ($1.4 billion) standing empty, including the world's largest vacant prison near Malaga which features a solar heating plant and a football pitch.
The parents of a baby found dead next to an empty suitcase in Spain's Asturias province have been arrested in the city of León.
Updated: Thirty-two people including politicians and public officials were arrested in anti-corruption raids in Spain on Tuesday as another graft scandal rocked the country.
Spanish police on Tuesday said they had seized nearly 600 kilos (1323 pounds) of cocaine from a Czech-registered sailboat sailing in the Atlantic.
BBVA, Spain's second-largest bank by market value, will close half of its branches in Portugal and lay off a quarter of its staff in the country, a source familiar with the plan said on Tuesday.
Catalan authorities suffered a massive cyberattack while the region was voting in an independence ballot outlawed by Madrid, the region's president said on Tuesday during a press conference outlining his future strategy on Catlan independence.