Spanish skies to see best meteor shower in years

Spanish skies to see best meteor shower in years

Look up to the night skies as this year’s Perseid meteor shower promises to be quite a show. Here’s everything you need to know for a night of stargazing.

Dog dumped over fence sparks outrage in Spain

Dog dumped over fence sparks outrage in Spain

Police are searching for two men who were caught on CCTV throwing a dog over the fence of an animal shelter before making a quick getaway.

Parents of missing US pilgrim appeal to Rajoy

Parents of missing US pilgrim appeal to Rajoy

The parents of Denise Thiem, an American woman who disappeared while walking the Camino de Santiago, have called on Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy to help locate their missing daughter.

Killer whales spotted in waters off Canary Islands

Killer whales spotted in waters off Canary Islands

A pod of killer whales has been filmed mere miles off the Canary Islands, the first such observation in over three years.

Michelin-starred Indian chef opens up new restaurant in Madrid

Michelin-starred Indian chef opens up new restaurant in Madrid

He became the first Indian chef to earn a Michelin star and is widely regarded as one of the best chefs in London. The Local talks to Atul Kochhar as he prepares to launch his new restaurant Benares in Madrid.

Spain ‘violates’ Gibraltar territory in drug chase

Spain ‘violates’ Gibraltar territory in drug chase

A Spanish customs vessel and helicopter chased suspected drug smugglers onto a beach in Gibraltar early on Sunday, in what the British government said was "clear violation of UK sovereignty."

Man gored on bull run while filming on mobile

Man gored on bull run while filming on mobile

A Spanish man died on Sunday after being gored in the neck while filming a bull run through the streets of a town in central Spain with his mobile phone.