Passengers on zig-zagging airport bus force drunk driver to pull over

Passengers on zig-zagging airport bus force drunk driver to pull over

A bus driver with a blood alcohol level four times the legal limit had to be stopped by his own passengers, who feared for their lives along the highway to Barcelona's airport.

PM Rajoy rules out negotiating with Catalonia over independence split

PM Rajoy rules out negotiating with Catalonia over independence split

Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy said on Monday he would not discuss the "end of unity of Spain" after Catalan separatists claimed victory in crucial regional elections and vowed to press ahead with secession.

Artur Mas: How a technocrat was transformed into a patriotic leader

Artur Mas: How a technocrat was transformed into a patriotic leader

Catalonia's leader Artur Mas admits that he was not always a nationalist. But now he is pledging his political life to the cause of making his region independent from Spain.

Ikea investment will see number of stores double across Spain by 2025

Ikea investment will see number of stores double across Spain by 2025

The head of Ikea Iberia has revealed big expansion plans across Spain bringing €1billion in investment and jobs to the region.

Q&A: Six things you need to know about the Catalan election results

Q&A: Six things you need to know about the Catalan election results

The election billed as a de facto referendum on independence for Catalonia has produced some interesting results. Here's what you need to know.

Arnie wannabes compete for first prize in Madrid bodybuilding fest

Arnie wannabes compete for first prize in Madrid bodybuilding fest

Movie star and former governor of California, Arnold Schwarzenegger, is saying "hasta la vista" to Madrid after a weekend contest of bodybuilding, pole-dancing and Speedo-strutting.

Catalan elections press review: Victory or failure for separatists?

Catalan elections press review: Victory or failure for separatists?

A bitter victory for the separatists or a resounding 'No' to independence? The Local takes a look at how the Spanish newspapers saw the election results.

How the internet reacted to results of Catalonia’s historic election

How the internet reacted to results of Catalonia’s historic election

The internet wasn't all serious political analysis during Sunday's Catalan elections...

Catalan separatist win pressures Spain ahead of general election

Catalan separatist win pressures Spain ahead of general election

Catalan separatists dealt a bitter blow to Spain's government by winning control of their regional parliament, sparking uncertainty and political manoeuvring on Monday, three months ahead of a general election.