Messi will stand trial for tax fraud alongside father and faces jail term

Messi will stand trial for tax fraud alongside father and faces jail term

Barcelona star Lionel Messi and his father Jorge are to stand trial on three counts of tax fraud that could carry prison sentences, a Spanish court confirmed on Thursday.

Video shows ‘too close for comfort’ Costa Rica landing of Iberia plane

Video shows ‘too close for comfort’ Costa Rica landing of Iberia plane

Footage captured a Spanish aircraft flying nail-bitingly close to cars as it came into land at Costa Rica’s Juan Santamaría airport on Sunday.

Rebel editor launches crowdfunded digital newspaper El Español

Rebel editor launches crowdfunded digital newspaper El Español

Spain's newest media venture, El Español broke records before it even launched thanks to crowdfunding, and now promises to be a thorn in the side of the establishment.

The surprising Spanish startup that is playing Google at its own game

The surprising Spanish startup that is playing Google at its own game

The Local chats with Uptodown creator Luis Hernández about how a company started by two university friends became Google Play's biggest worldwide competitor.

Train network stalled in Catalonia in a suspected act of sabotage

Train network stalled in Catalonia in a suspected act of sabotage

UPDATE: Service resumed around 11am after the network was shut down leaving nearly 10,000 passengers stranded on Thursday morning following a suspected act of sabotage.

Santander tried to delay news of fine over money laundering breach

Santander tried to delay news of fine over money laundering breach

The Spanish bank was fined €1m ($1.1m) for breaching laws against money laundering and terrorism financing and tried to delay authorities from reporting the sanction.

Train driver ‘on phone’ will be only defendant in Spanish disaster probe

Train driver ‘on phone’ will be only defendant in Spanish disaster probe

A train driver will be the only suspect charged over one of Spain's worst rail disasters, which killed 80 people in 2013, a court said on Wednesday as its probe ended.