PM Rajoy is ‘the greatest dancer’ insists his ‘dancing queen’ deputy

PM Rajoy is ‘the greatest dancer’ insists his ‘dancing queen’ deputy

Spain’s Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy is a "fun guy" who loves nothing more than busting some moves on the dance floor to "naff eighties music", claims his right hand woman.

Politician fired for claiming costs of council meeting commute from US

Politician fired for claiming costs of council meeting commute from US

Carmen López was expelled from the Ciudadanos party after claiming expenses for the 4,000 miles commute from Chicago to attend council meetings.

Spain’s King Felipe VI pleads with Europe to be ‘generous’ to refugees

Spain’s King Felipe VI pleads with Europe to be ‘generous’ to refugees

Spain's King Felipe VI on Wednesday pleaded with Europe not to let down the waves of refugees seeking peace and prosperity in the EU.

Julio Iglesias dumps Trump: ‘He’s a clown! And my apologies to clowns’

Julio Iglesias dumps Trump: ‘He’s a clown! And my apologies to clowns’

Spanish singing legend Julio Iglesias has said he will no longer perform in casinos belonging to US presidential hopeful Donald Trump because of his anti-immigrant comments.

Catalan patient goes on hunger strike in bid for free hospital Wi-Fi

Catalan patient goes on hunger strike in bid for free hospital Wi-Fi

Carles Colomer Cotta is refusing to eat until hospital authorities agree to give him free internet access. He tells The Local about his unusual protest.

Amazing new study reveals unborn babies ‘sing and dance’ to music

Amazing new study reveals unborn babies ‘sing and dance’ to music

New research in Spain proves that unborn babies can hear and respond to music at just 16 weeks, ten weeks earlier than previously thought, but only if played through a 'musical tampon'.

Pragmatic Podemos vows to fight on to end political corruption

Pragmatic Podemos vows to fight on to end political corruption

The head of Spain's radical left party Podemos, Pablo Iglesias, vowed on Tuesday to implement a pragmatic programme if he wins a year-end general election.

Messi tax fraud charges dropped but father faces 18 month sentence

Messi tax fraud charges dropped but father faces 18 month sentence

The father of Argentina star Lionel Messi could face 18 months in prison for fiscal fraud following a request by the Barcelona public prosecutor on Tuesday.