Jihadi cell threat to Spanish royal family

Jihadi cell threat to Spanish royal family

A jihadist cell that was ready to launch an attack on Spain before being dismantled by police last week had plans to target King Felipe VI, it has emerged.

Rajoy: ‘Greece must honour its commitments’

Rajoy: ‘Greece must honour its commitments’

Spain raised the pressure on Greece on Monday to "honour its commitments" to its European partners to end its debt crisis and prevent its dropping out of the eurozone.

‘Spaniards would go to opening of an umbrella’

‘Spaniards would go to opening of an umbrella’

The Local talks to Brendan Murphy, Irishman, actor, sausage-maker and sometime pub landlord about why the Spanish go crazy for St. Patrick's Day.

‘World’s most dangerous footpath’ reopens

‘World’s most dangerous footpath’ reopens

El Caminito del Rey, dubbed "the world's most dangerous walkway", is set to reopen on March 28th after extensive repairs.

Now Madrid slammed as ‘miserable’ in Edurne row

Now Madrid slammed as ‘miserable’ in Edurne row

Following Edurne's slur on the city of Manchester, the Manchester Evening News printed an editorial calling Madrid "miserable" and "one of the worst cities" ever visited.

‘Podemos is like Hitler’, says Merkel advisor

‘Podemos is like Hitler’, says Merkel advisor

An advisor to German Chancellor Angela Merkel has compared the leader of Podemos to Hitler, expressing his concern over the rise of the left-wing political party in Spain.

Spain Eurovision hopeful in Manchester ‘ugly’ slur

Spain Eurovision hopeful in Manchester ‘ugly’ slur

A Manchester councillor has offered to show Spain's Eurovision entry, Edurne, around the city after she called it "uglier than the back of a fridge".

Breaking: Banco Madrid files for bankruptcy

Breaking: Banco Madrid files for bankruptcy

Banco Madrid is to enter insolvency proceedings, announced administrators on Monday, just days after the striken bank was taken over by Banco de España.

Ex-hostage reveals torture by Isis jihadists

Ex-hostage reveals torture by Isis jihadists

Islamic State extremists staged mock executions of Western captives held in a Syrian compound intended to be the jihadist answer to Guantanamo, former hostage Javier Espinosa revealed Sunday