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.
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.
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.
The head of Ikea Iberia has revealed big expansion plans across Spain bringing €1billion in investment and jobs to the region.
The election billed as a de facto referendum on independence for Catalonia has produced some interesting results. Here's what you need to know.
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.
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.
The internet wasn't all serious political analysis during Sunday's Catalan elections...
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.