Police bust Spanish coin forgers

Police bust Spanish coin forgers

Spanish police arrested three people on Tuesday for allegedly producing up to 12,000 fake €2 coins a month then using them in Madrid's public transport ticket machines.

Abortion numbers continue to fall in Spain

Abortion numbers continue to fall in Spain

The number of abortions carried out in Spain fell to its lowest level in seven years in 2013 despite the introduction of more liberal laws in 2010, new figures reveal.

Named: Spanish word of the year for 2014

Named: Spanish word of the year for 2014

Spain's Fundéu BBVA language foundation on Tuesday named its word of the year. The winner is a Spanish take on a term allegedly invented by a drunk Australian over a decade ago.

Barcelona to appeal transfer ban

Barcelona to appeal transfer ban

Barcelona said it "totally disagrees" with the "disproportionate" one year transfer ban ordered by Fifa to a Swiss court and could appeal against the decision.

What’s on in Spain: Top ideas for New Year’s Eve

What’s on in Spain: Top ideas for New Year’s Eve

Still not sure where to spend New Year's Eve? Then check out The Local's guide to the best places in Spain to usher in 2015 in style.

Iraq suicide bomber was treated in Spain

Iraq suicide bomber was treated in Spain

A Libyan suicide bomber who carried out an attack in the name of Isis in October in Iraq received medical treatment in Spain, prompting fears that others who were radicalized after being treated in the country could carry out attacks on Spanish soil.

Ten ways to spice up your Spanish life in 2015

Ten ways to spice up your Spanish life in 2015

Stuck in a Spain-sized rut? Need to add some sparkle to your life in 2015? Here The Local offers you ten easy-to-achieve resolutions that will make the coming year in Spain one to remember.

‘Madrid nightlife has lost a bit of its magic’

‘Madrid nightlife has lost a bit of its magic’

Madrid is world famous for its wild nightlife but locals say the recession, unemployment and higher sales tax are all acting as serious party poopers.

Austrian hiker’s body found in Sierra Nevada

Austrian hiker’s body found in Sierra Nevada

Rescuers in Spain on Monday found the body of an Austrian woman who went missing while hiking in the Sierra Nevada mountains, police said.