Spain wins landmark legal battle over ‘discriminatory’ EU job advert

Spain wins landmark legal battle over ‘discriminatory’ EU job advert

Spain and Italy have won a legal case after claiming EU employment adverts requiring candidates to speak English, French or German discriminated against their monolingual jobseekers.

Politicans squabble over flags flying at Barcelona City Hall ceremony

Politicans squabble over flags flying at Barcelona City Hall ceremony

A childish spat broke out on the balcony of Barcelona City Hall on Thursday as politicians from the left and the right competed to unfurl their flags.

Double the budget and five years late La Pepa Bridge opens in Cádiz

Double the budget and five years late La Pepa Bridge opens in Cádiz

It cost over half a billion euros and has taken more than eight years to build but finally the bridge linking Cádiz to Puerto Real has been inaugurated.

Spanish primary school kids rank top of the class for learning English

Spanish primary school kids rank top of the class for learning English

Nearly 100 percent of Spanish primary school students are studying English, ranking Spain among the top European Union countries for multilingual learning.

Catalonia elections: The key players

Catalonia elections: The key players

As Catalonia prepares to go to the polls on Sunday, The Local takes a look at the key players standing ready to shape Catalonia's future.

VW emissions cheating scandal threatens Spanish subsidiary Seat

VW emissions cheating scandal threatens Spanish subsidiary Seat

Spain's Industry Ministry has launched an investigation into affected vehicles sold on the Spanish market as Seat admitted that some of its cars were installed with tampered engines.

Legendary Spanish crooner Julio Iglesias to release ‘last ever’ album

Legendary Spanish crooner Julio Iglesias to release ‘last ever’ album

Julio Iglesias announced on his 72nd birthday on Wednesday that "Mexico" will be his last studio album, but the iconic Spanish crooner insisted he would keep singing "until I'm 150."

EU leaders commit fresh billions at emergency summit on refugee crisis

EU leaders commit fresh billions at emergency summit on refugee crisis

At a hastily-convened summit in Brussels that continued late into the night on Wednesday, EU leaders agreed on spending and strategy for the coming months to try and lighten the load on countries most heavily burdened by the refugee crisis.