‘No theory ruled out’ over journos missing in Syria

‘No theory ruled out’ over journos missing in Syria

Spain's Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy said on Wednesday "no theory is being ruled out" about what has happened to the three Spanish journalists missing for 10 days in war-torn Syria.

Gazpacho: Spaniards are going crazy for cold soup

Gazpacho: Spaniards are going crazy for cold soup

Sales of the summery soup have skyrocketed by over 50 percent thanks to Spain’s long-running heatwave. The Local takes a look at the craze for gazpacho.

Ten things Spaniards do better than anyone else

Ten things Spaniards do better than anyone else

We're not saying Spaniards are perfect, but there are certain things they just seem to do better in Spain than anywhere else. The Local gives you a rundown of the top ten.

Madrid plaza renamed to honour gay rights hero

Madrid plaza renamed to honour gay rights hero

A square in the heart of Madrid’s gay district of Chueca is to be renamed and dedicated to Pedro Zerolo, a Spanish lawyer, politician and gay rights activist who died in June 2015.

Londoner dies in bungee jump after hitting bridge

Londoner dies in bungee jump after hitting bridge

A British woman has died after bungee jumping from a bridge in southern Spain. It was her second jump of the afternoon and police are puzzled as to why the cord was too long.

Madrid’s Ritz to get more glitz in Saudi makeover

Madrid’s Ritz to get more glitz in Saudi makeover

From a cocktail inspired by Salvador Dali to a piano Frank Sinatra once played for Ava Gardner, Madrid's Ritz hotel has a century's worth of classy artefacts and anecdotes. But its gilded taps and Baroque facade are showing their age. Could new investment from Saudi Arabia return the hotel to its former glory?

Syria kidnap fears for three Spanish journalists

Syria kidnap fears for three Spanish journalists

Three Spanish freelance journalists have gone missing in Syria where they were reporting from the northwestern Aleppo region, the head of a Spanish press federation said on Tuesday.