Seven reasons why Ibiza will be good for Miliband

Seven reasons why Ibiza will be good for Miliband

After Labour's serious election defeat and his resignation as party leader, Ed Miliband is jetting off to Ibiza to get away from it all. Here is The Local's guide of what to do on Ibiza to get over election defeat.

Police catch ‘Swedish church plunderer’

Police catch ‘Swedish church plunderer’

The Spanish National Police said on Monday that they had nabbed a man accused of snatching dozens of religious objects from Swedish churches.

Hospital visitors charged €5 for bedside armchair

Hospital visitors charged €5 for bedside armchair

Seven hospitals in Catalonia have been charging relatives of sick people five euros to use reclining armchairs, provoking complaints that it discriminates against those who don't have cash to spare.

‘Have fun, smile and let’s play some rugby’

‘Have fun, smile and let’s play some rugby’

In the latest installment of My Spanish career, The Local talks to Darren Fisher, an English rugby league player turned coach who came to Spain to establish the Spanish rugby league. Quite a task in a country where football is the national obsession.

Get ready for summer: Heatwave hits Spain

Get ready for summer: Heatwave hits Spain

Spain is set to sizzle this week as the mercury rises to the high thirties across the country.

Parents face 8 years for giving cocaine to baby

Parents face 8 years for giving cocaine to baby

Two Spaniards will appear in court on Wednesday charged with repeatedly giving cocaine to their baby.

Father kills daughter’s alleged sexual abuser

Father kills daughter’s alleged sexual abuser

A father in Écija near Sevilla got into a fight with the alleged sexual abuser of his disabled daughter on Friday, but the confrontation soon became deadly.

Heroes of military plane crash hailed by PM

Heroes of military plane crash hailed by PM

The Spanish Prime Minister has praised the agricultural workers who dragged the survivors from the burning wreckage as military transport planes were temporarily grounded.

Murray stuns Nadal to win Madrid Open

Murray stuns Nadal to win Madrid Open

Andy Murray claimed his first Masters series title on clay with a stunning demolition of defending champion Rafael Nadal 6-3, 6-2 at the Madrid Open on Sunday.