Podemos insists ‘Spain will never again be subordinate to Germany’

Podemos insists ‘Spain will never again be subordinate to Germany’

The head of far-left party Podemos, which came third in a general election, said Monday his priority is to defend Spain's sovereignty, saying the country will never again be subordinate to Germany.

The weird and wonderful Christmas traditions celebrated across Spain

The weird and wonderful Christmas traditions celebrated across Spain

From Catalonia's 'crapping log' to the Basque Country's very own version of Santa Claus, The Local guides you through the weird and wonderful world of Spanish Christmas.

Seven reasons why forming a new government is mission impossible

Seven reasons why forming a new government is mission impossible

Spain woke up on Monday to a new political era, one that promises uncertainty, possible parliamentary deadlock and even new elections.

And the real winners of the Spanish general election are…women

And the real winners of the Spanish general election are…women

Spain's parliament now has the most women in its history, after a record number of female candidates won seats on Sunday.

Spanish beauty queen claims crown at Miss World pageant in China

Spanish beauty queen claims crown at Miss World pageant in China

Spanish model Mireia Lalaguna was crowned Miss World 2015 after beating out 113 contestants from across the globe on Saturday night at a coastal resort city in south China's Hainan Province.

Surf’s up: Dozens of Santas take to the waves in Barcelona

Surf’s up: Dozens of Santas take to the waves in Barcelona

A fundraiser this weekend saw dozens of Father Christmas's take to the waves with their boards in Barcelona - all in aid of a good cause.

Children of Spain’s ‘Red Duchess’ win claim over disputed inheritance

Children of Spain’s ‘Red Duchess’ win claim over disputed inheritance

The multi-million-euro fortune of Spain's "Red Duchess", which includes an Andalusian palace, has been divided between her three children and her widow after a legal wrangle.

Rajoy will first try to form govt but deadlock could see new elections

Rajoy will first try to form govt but deadlock could see new elections

Outgoing Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy said he will try to form a new government after his conservative Popular Party won the most seats in a general election on Sunday but lost its absolute majority.

Spanish voters give old guard a kicking as leftists ride high

Spanish voters give old guard a kicking as leftists ride high

Spain dealt a blow to two party politics on Sunday in historic elections that saw the incumbent conservatives score an uneasy win tailed by the long-established Socialists and upstart, far-left Syriza ally Podemos.