Abengoa shares soar as creditors said to throw lifeline

Abengoa shares soar as creditors said to throw lifeline

Shares in Spain's stricken renewable energy giant suddenly took a turn for the better.

Woman judge asks rape victim if she ‘tried closing her legs’

Woman judge asks rape victim if she ‘tried closing her legs’

A female judge is facing calls to be suspended over her 'offensive' questioning.

Seven great ways to celebrate 400 years of Cervantes

Seven great ways to celebrate 400 years of Cervantes

The Local takes a look at some of the best ways to celebrate 400 years of Spain's most famous writer.

Spain still doesn’t have a govt. So what happens now?

Spain still doesn’t have a govt. So what happens now?

Will the country's politicans display a capacity for compromise that has so far evaded them?

Woman bus driver in Spain faces sack over toilet breaks

Woman bus driver in Spain faces sack over toilet breaks

A bus company has launched an investigation into one of its drivers for taking her bus off route... to answer a call of nature.

Are these Spain’s ten most powerful women?

Are these Spain’s ten most powerful women?

To mark International Women's Day The Local celebrates Spain's most powerful women.

Highway patrol: Police deliver baby on Spanish roadside

Highway patrol: Police deliver baby on Spanish roadside

These Spanish police officers were on hand for some unusual roadside assistance.

Spanish fizzy pop trumps French Champagne in court

Spanish fizzy pop trumps French Champagne in court

Spain's supreme court has thrown out a claim by the Champagne industry that a Spanish soft drink is too similar to the famous French bubbly.

Third Catholic teacher admits to sexual abuse in Barcelona

Third Catholic teacher admits to sexual abuse in Barcelona

A school run by a Roman Catholic order in Barcelona is at the centre of Spain's biggest paedophile scandals.