Doctor to sue Ebola survivor for defamation

Doctor to sue Ebola survivor for defamation

The doctor is angered by Spanish nursing assistant Teresa Romero's public statements to the effect that she had ignored an obvious Ebola infection risk.

Lure of UK ‘wearing off’ for Spanish workers

Lure of UK ‘wearing off’ for Spanish workers

The number of Spaniards signing on to the UK's national insurance scheme fell nine percent in the year to September, a sign that people from Spain may be turning their backs on the dream of a better life in Britain, UK-based property expert Borja Mateo told The Local.

Carlos Slim to control Spain’s struggling FCC

Carlos Slim to control Spain’s struggling FCC

Mexican telecoms magnate Carlos Slim, the world's second-richest man, has agreed to become the main shareholder in Spain's debt-laden builder FCC as part of a capital increase, FCC said on Thursday.

Spanish PM under fire over corruption plans

Spanish PM under fire over corruption plans

Updated: the Spanish government's new plans to clean up politics in the country have been mocked by opposition parties the day after a scandal-hit minister was forced to resign over her links to a high-profile kickbacks scheme.

Spain to keep prehistoric Altamira cave open

Spain to keep prehistoric Altamira cave open

The Spanish government has assured Unesco that the reintroduction of controlled visits hasn't damaged the famous rock paintings at the country's important Altamira cave site.

Video: ‘fascist’ bulldog’s salute goes viral

Video: ‘fascist’ bulldog’s salute goes viral

The left-wing leader of Spain's Podemos party says he is amused by the antics of Benito, a French bulldog who plays dead when his owner mentions the politician's name.

Spanish shops embrace Black Friday sales

Spanish shops embrace Black Friday sales

Customers will get a chance to do some early Christmas shopping on the cheap in the coming days as Spanish stores copy the US tradition of post-Thanksgiving sales.

Seized Greenpeace ship leaves Canary Islands

Seized Greenpeace ship leaves Canary Islands

A Greenpeace ship impounded by Spain earlier this month as it protested oil exploration off the Canary Islands was allowed to leave on Wednesday after payment of a €50,000 ($63,000) bond, a sum they expect to see refunded, the group told The Local.

Catalan self-rule plans ‘road to nowhere’: PM

Catalan self-rule plans ‘road to nowhere’: PM

Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy on Wednesday called plans by the Catalan government to hold early elections as part of a push to gain independence from Spain "a step to nowhere".