Spain rejects EU migrant quota plan

Spain rejects EU migrant quota plan

Spain rejected on Monday an EU quota system to share the migrant burden among member states, saying it had already done more than its fair share to help asylum seekers.

Honest Malaga cabbie hands in €6,000 cash

Honest Malaga cabbie hands in €6,000 cash

A taxi driver in Malaga has been hailed as "cabbie of the year" after returning a bag containing $7,200 in cash that was left in the taxi's trunk by an American tourist.

EU President apologizes for Catalan ‘error’

EU President apologizes for Catalan ‘error’

European Parliament President Martin Schulz has apologized for mistakenly adding Catalonia to official documents as if it were its own country after complaints from a Spanish unity politician.

Gang arrested trying to buy kidney of immigrant

Gang arrested trying to buy kidney of immigrant

Five people have been arrested for attempting to buy the organ from a penniless immigrant for €6,000. It was to transplant into the son of a criminal gang boss suffering from kidney disease.

Eggsellent! Giant tortilla fiesta is cracking day out

Eggsellent! Giant tortilla fiesta is cracking day out

They had to break a few eggs to make this omelette - 6,000 to be precise. The townsfolk of Carcacía celebrated their annual fiesta by cooking up a giant tortilla and they had a cracking day out.

Rampaging bull injures 11 at fiesta in Spain

Rampaging bull injures 11 at fiesta in Spain

An escaped bull has injured 11 people, including a young wheelchair user, after escaping from a festival in the Spanish town of Talavera de la Reina.

7 reasons for Spain’s newfound love of English

7 reasons for Spain’s newfound love of English

As one of the only industries in Spain that has not only weathered the crisis, but positively flourished during it, it is boom time for English in Spain. So why are Spaniards finally embracing the language that for so long was held at arm's length?

‘More people need to communicate in English’

‘More people need to communicate in English’

This week for My Spanish Career, The Local chats to Englishman John Pare, who is head of the British Council's Young Learners Centre in Madrid.

Barca win La Liga in turnaround season

Barca win La Liga in turnaround season

Messi has led Barcelona FC from crisis to take the league crown. But can the club repeat the victory in the Copa del Rey and Champions League finals to come?