Suspense as Spain’s most eventful election campaign draws to a close

Suspense as Spain’s most eventful election campaign draws to a close

Marked by an acrimonious debate, a punch in the face, star turns on TV and four very different main candidates, Spain's election campaign comes to an official close on Friday.

Post election scenarios: Who will be Spain’s next Prime Minister?

Post election scenarios: Who will be Spain’s next Prime Minister?

Will Sunday's general election herald in a new era of pact-making? The Local's editor Fiona Govan takes a look at what might lie ahead.

Spain sets world record for most organ donations made in one day

Spain sets world record for most organ donations made in one day

Spain has broken its own world record for the number of organs donated in one single day, cementing its postition as global transplant leader.

Spanish banks vow to keep stricken energy firm Abengoa afloat, for now

Spanish banks vow to keep stricken energy firm Abengoa afloat, for now

The creditor banks of Spain's troubled flagship renewable energy giant Abengoa are ready to inject new funds to keep it going over the next month or so, a source close the negotiations said on Friday.

Podemos brings ‘indignados’ to the doors of Spain’s parliament

Podemos brings ‘indignados’ to the doors of Spain’s parliament

Spain's protest party is poised to enter parliament as the nation goes to the polls on Sunday in the most unpredictable general election in decades.

Six months in junior jail for teenager who punched PM in face

Six months in junior jail for teenager who punched PM in face

A Spanish court on Thursday sent the 17-year-old youth who punched Spain's prime minister in the face and broke his glasses to a juvenile detention centre for up to six months.