Arrested: Man attacked woman for ‘fun video’

Arrested: Man attacked woman for ‘fun video’

A man who attacked a woman in Barcelona so his friend could film the "prank" and post it on social networks has been arrested.

Greece heading towards third bailout: Spain

Greece heading towards third bailout: Spain

Spain's economy minister on Wednesday again raised the prospect of Greece heading for a third bailout, as it is unlikely to regain access to capital markets before its current programme expires in June.

What country is Catalonia most like?

What country is Catalonia most like?

In an interview with CNBC, Catalan president Artur Mas proudly claimed that an independent Catalonia would be similar to Denmark or Austria. The Local has done some number-crunching to see how it truly measures up to other European nations.

Grim economic times for 80 percent of Spaniards

Grim economic times for 80 percent of Spaniards

The latest figures from Spain’s CIS research centre released on Wednesday, show that over 80 percent think that the country's economic situation is 'the same' as or 'worse' than last year.

‘Spain’s crisis not over,’ Juncker warns

‘Spain’s crisis not over,’ Juncker warns

Spain cannot say it has left behind its economic crisis until the sky-high unemployment rate returns to "normal levels", EU chief Jean-Claude Juncker said in an interview published Wednesday.

‘I could be PM of Spain’: Venezuelan leader

‘I could be PM of Spain’: Venezuelan leader

Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro has urged Spanish politicians to keep Venezuela out of their election campaigns, joking that he is in the news so much, he might as well run for office there himself.

Brits: Polite, prudish, poor personal hygiene.

Brits: Polite, prudish, poor personal hygiene.

The British are polite, prudish and have poor personal hygiene, to say nothing of their binge drinking culture and tendency to hooliganism, according to a new book by Spanish author.

Tokers outnumber smokers in Spain

Tokers outnumber smokers in Spain

The number of Spaniards who said they started using cannabis in 2013 outnumbered those who said they took up smoking cigarettes, according to a government study released Tuesday.