An electrician at the famous cathedral of Santiago de Compostela is in court charged with stealing a priceless 12th century Codex Calixtinus, the first guidebook for pilgrims undertaking the famous religious pilgrimage to the northern Spanish city.
Spanish police on Monday arrested a former head of the armed Basque separatist group ETA who was behind its deadliest attack, just weeks after his early release from jail angered victims.
Spain has brought the world musical greats including Placido Domingo and Paco de Lucía. But it has also been home to a whole lot of lesser lights whose moments on the world stage were a little briefer. Here the Local highlights some of Spain's best-one-hit wonders.
Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy revised up his 2014–2015 jobs growth forecast on Sunday as the country heads deeper into election territory.
Winter definitely arrived in Spain over the weekend as temperatures plummeted, prompting the national weather agency to issue weather alerts across the country.
Sections of two of Barcelona's most important thoroughfares — La Diagonal and the Passeig de Gràcia — are set to become car-free on Sundays as part of new pedestrian-friendly plans for the city.
People on the Spanish Canary island of Fuerteventura lit up over the weekend to celebrate Saint Canuto's day; the patron saint of Denmark who also lends his name to the Spanish word for joint.
The head of Spain's ascendant anti-austerity party Podemos said in an interview published on Sunday he believes his movement can replace the Socialists as the country's main opposition group.