Rise in opposition to Catalan independence

Rise in opposition to Catalan independence

A poll released on Friday shows that the number of Catalonians opposing independence rose to nearly 50 percent.

Spain’s Giggler goes global in Macbook spoof

Spain’s Giggler goes global in Macbook spoof

A Spanish man has leapt to worldwide fame after a spoof about the new Apple Macbook went viral. The Local introduces you to the real Juan Joya Borja, aka Giggles.

Policeman urinates on Catalan separatist flag

Policeman urinates on Catalan separatist flag

An off-duty police officer in the Catalonian town of Calella has been criticized for urinating on an 'estelada' flag, often flown by Catalonian separatists, after denouncing the independence movement.

Strait of Gibraltar was ‘Serengeti of the Med’

Strait of Gibraltar was ‘Serengeti of the Med’

The Strait of Gibraltar was the 'Mediterranean Serengeti' of its time and the last refuge on the planet for hominids before their complete extinction.

Paternity suit filed against Salvador Dalí

Paternity suit filed against Salvador Dalí

Spain’s former King Juan Carlos might have just got out of a paternity suit, but another Spanish icon is now facing a paternity challenge, 26 years after he died.

Caver finds 20,000 year-old drawings

Caver finds 20,000 year-old drawings

Prehistoric cave drawings have been discovered in the northern region of Cantabria, dating back about 20,000 years, making the area "the European capital of rock art".

Eight terrorist suspects arrested across Spain

Eight terrorist suspects arrested across Spain

Police arrested eight people as part of an anti-terrorism operation in different areas of Spain early on Friday morning.

Crisis-hit Madrid need pre-Clasico boost

Crisis-hit Madrid need pre-Clasico boost

Real Madrid go into Sunday's clash at home to Levante with little room for error ahead of next weekend's El Clasico away to Barcelona after a three-game winless streak.