Tourist lies on speeding car in latest stupid stunt

Tourist lies on speeding car in latest stupid stunt

Footage showing a half-naked tourist spread-eagled across the back of a car speeding along a busy motorway outside Marbella is being investigated by police.

Recovering Spanish banks see profits rise

Recovering Spanish banks see profits rise

Major Spanish banks reported a surge in quarterly net profits on Friday as earnings soared in a sector that just three years ago had to be bailed out.

Childhood memory helps to locate Civil War grave

Childhood memory helps to locate Civil War grave

A man who witnessed the execution of a Republican soldier as a ten-year-old boy in 1939 has led investigators to the unmarked grave.

Barcelona shooting victim was Dutch fugitive

Barcelona shooting victim was Dutch fugitive

Police have discovered that the man shot outside a hotel in the tourist heart of Barcelona was a Dutch member of an illegal biker gang wanted by Interpol. He has been arrested in his hospital bed.

Hundreds flee floods at music festival campsite

Hundreds flee floods at music festival campsite

Around a thousand people camping at the Arenal Sound festival on Spain’s eastern coast had to be evacuated from the site in the early hours of Friday morning after heavy rains caused major flooding.

What’s on in Spain: August 2015

What’s on in Spain: August 2015

It's holiday season and towns and cities are preparing to host some of the best parties of the year. The Local gives you a round up of all the most interesting events around the country in August.

Row threatens Spain’s first nuclear graveyard

Row threatens Spain’s first nuclear graveyard

Spain's conservative government and the central region of Castilla-La Mancha locked horns Thursday over plans to build the nation's first-ever temporary storage facility for highly radioactive waste.