Spain records first case of diphtheria for 30 years

Spain records first case of diphtheria for 30 years

A six-year-old-child, resident in Olot, near the Catalan city of Girona, has been admitted into hospital after contracting diphtheria.

Five hits (and misses) of King Felipe’s first year

Five hits (and misses) of King Felipe’s first year

To mark the one year anniversary of the coronation of King Felipe, The Local takes a look at the high and low points of his first year on the throne.

Spaniards are not as healthy as they think

Spaniards are not as healthy as they think

Despite seldom eating breakfast, sleeping very little and eating too much red meat, seven out of ten Spaniards consider their habits to be totally healthy. New research begs to differ.

Spain has seven of the world’s best restaurants

Spain has seven of the world’s best restaurants

Spain is the country with the most restaurants appearing in this year's prestigious World’s 50 Best Restaurant list, with seven of its eateries achieving acclaim.

Scorchio! All of Spain is set to sizzle in heatwave

Scorchio! All of Spain is set to sizzle in heatwave

Temperatures across the entire country, even the usually cooler northern regions, are set to soar with unseasonably warm weather expected this week.

May marked record drop in Spain’s unemployed

May marked record drop in Spain’s unemployed

More good news on the economic front as government data showed that the number of people seeking unemployment benefit fell sharply during the month of May.

Red card for Ronaldo for urinating in street

Red card for Ronaldo for urinating in street

The Real Madrid striker received a warning from police after being caught relieving himself between parked cars after leaving a club on the French Riviera.

Spanish restaurant recrowned world’s best

Spanish restaurant recrowned world’s best

El Celler de Can Roca, the Catalan restaurant owned by three brothers, was crowned the world's best restaurant knocking Denmark's Noma off the top spot.