Spain has most cyber-attacks after USA and UK

Spain has most cyber-attacks after USA and UK

Spain was the victim of over 70,000 cyber-attacks in the past year alone, according to the country’s foreign ministry.

Princess to sell mansion to pay court bond

Princess to sell mansion to pay court bond

A Spanish court on Thursday authorised Princess Cristina, the sister of Spain's King Felipe VI, and her husband to sell their seven-bedroom Barcelona mansion for just under €7 million ($8 million) to pay a court bond.

Mayor’s wife sings cringeworthy tribute

Mayor’s wife sings cringeworthy tribute

It might not be something likely to catch on with Michelle Obama or Samantha Cameron anytime soon, but one politician’s wife in Spain decided to show support, during a local council meeting, through the medium of song.

Fancy an affair? Matador is cheaters’ choice

Fancy an affair? Matador is cheaters’ choice

A bullfighter has been voted the man unfaithful wives in Spain would most like to have an affair with, beating Hollywood actors George Clooney and Brad Pitt.

Shiver me timbers! Bardem in Pirates 5

Shiver me timbers! Bardem in Pirates 5

Javier Bardem has been confirmed as the latest addition to the fifth outing of Pirates of the Caribbean. The Local takes a look at five essential films to reacquaint you with one of the most acclaimed Spanish actors of all time.

Spain well on road to recovery, says EU

Spain well on road to recovery, says EU

Spain´s economy is set to improve this year, with a better than expected growth predicted by the European Commission.

Hundreds stranded as snow cripples Spain

Hundreds stranded as snow cripples Spain

Various rescue operations have taken place in northern Spain to free people trapped in their vehicles in the snowy weather while 28 provinces remain on alert for freezing temperatures.

Refugee centres ‘too overcrowded’: Amnesty

Refugee centres ‘too overcrowded’: Amnesty

Amnesty International slammed Spain on Wednesday over conditions in overcrowded refugee centres where it says hundreds of Syrians fleeing war are awaiting asylum.

Six Somali pirates jailed in Spain

Six Somali pirates jailed in Spain

A Spanish court on Wednesday convicted six Somalis for piracy and sentenced them each to 16 and a half years in jail for attacking a Spanish tuna trawler off the coast of Somalia in 2012.