It’s official: These are Spain’s most beautiful and charming small towns

It’s official: These are Spain’s most beautiful and charming small towns

From white-washed hilltop villages in Andalusia to medieval walled towns in the foothills of the Pyrenees, The Local takes a look at Spain's prettiest places.

Judge withdraws passport of ex-IMF chief Rato in corruption case

Judge withdraws passport of ex-IMF chief Rato in corruption case

The former IMF chief Rodrigo Rato has had his passport confiscated while he awaits trial for tax fraud and money laundering.

Spain at risk of EU reprimand for overspending ahead of the election

Spain at risk of EU reprimand for overspending ahead of the election

The European Commission has warned Spain to scale back government overspending that is in violation of EU budget rules or risk an embarrassing reprimand ahead of December elections.

January court date set for Infanta Cristina and husband in fraud case

January court date set for Infanta Cristina and husband in fraud case

The King’s sister will sit in the dock accused of tax evasion in a trial set to start on January 11th, 2016, the court announced on Tuesday.

12-year-old girl dies, four days after parents won ‘dignified death’ plea

12-year-old girl dies, four days after parents won ‘dignified death’ plea

Updated: Andrea passed away at 12.30pm on Friday, four days after her parents won their fight with doctors to turn off life support machines to allow their daughter 'a dignified death'.

British murder fugitive arrested in Mallorca after skipping parole

British murder fugitive arrested in Mallorca after skipping parole

Spanish police said on Monday they had arrested a British man on the resort island of Mallorca who went missing after being granted parole while serving a murder sentence in Britain.

Spanish lesbian couple win artificial insemination case against hospital

Spanish lesbian couple win artificial insemination case against hospital

A Spanish court has ruled in favour of a lesbian couple who sued local authorities and a hospital who refused them the right to artificial insemination because of their sexual orientation.