It has emerged that the 17-year-old who punched the Prime Minister in the face during a campaign walkabout in Galicia, breaking his glasses, is actually a relative of Mariano Rajoy's wife.
Spaniards love their Christmas nativity scenes, but there is nothing traditional about these quirky versions. The Local takes a look at seven of the most unusual 'Beléns' on display in Spain this year.
Spanish police have arrested a suspected member of Italy's Camorra mafia who has been on the run since 2007 in the Mediterranean port of Valencia where he owned a pizzeria.
Ahead of Spain's general election, The Local takes a look at the main players in what is being touted as the closest election in living memory.
A jazz musician played his saxophone during an operation to remove a tumour to enable brain surgeons to monitor the neurological activity.
People making their way home for Christmas on Friday are breathing a sigh of relief after Spain's train workers called off a propsed 23-hour strike.
Paleontologists in Spain have unearthed the partial skeleton of a previously unknown dinosaur, which carried a tall, sail-like appendage on its back.