Spain's prime minister made a rare declaration in Catalan on Friday as campaigning wrapped up for a vote that nationalists hope will set Catalonia on the road to independence from Spain.
Catalonia goes to the polls on Sunday September 27th in what has been billed a "plebiscitary election" to determine whether the northeastern region should breakaway from Spain.
In this week's instalment of My Spanish Career, The Local talks to Robert Shultz, an American English teacher and now head of the quirky Lactic Acid Junkies running group in Madrid.
San Sebastián International Film Festival is honouring the British actress on Friday with its most prestigious award.
Gary Hutch was killed by a balaclava-wearing gunman in Mijas on the Costa del Sol on Thursday in what police believe was a revenge killing.
A school in the Spanish city of León has been chosen by fashion bible Vogue as having one of the most stylish uniforms in the world.
The Local takes a look at some of the more well known personalities, both home and abroad, who have spoken out to give their view on whether Catalonia should be an independence state.
Many Catalans are fighting hard for the right to decide on whether to split from the rest of Spain. But what would an independent Catalonia actually look like? The Local gazes into the crystal ball.
Spanish air traffic controllers will stage a 12 hour strike on September 26th in protest at disciplinary actions by authorities.
The issue of whether the northeastern region should breakaway from Spain is provoking fierce debate and creating tensions even among families ahead of the regional election on Sunday.
Spanish police found an unconscious migrant squashed into a hidden compartment under the dashboard of car that was attempting to enter Spain's North African enclave of Melilla from Morocco.