International Women’s Day: Women in Spain urged to strike, march…  and dance the merengue

International Women’s Day: Women in Spain urged to strike, march… and dance the merengue

Women across Spain are being urged to down tools and strike at midday on Wednesday March 8th to mark International Women’s Day and make a stand for equal rights.

French air traffic control strike causes cancellations and flight delays in Spain

French air traffic control strike causes cancellations and flight delays in Spain

The strike by French air traffic controllers entered its second day on Tuesday causing delays and the cancellation of at least 28 flights to and from Spain.

Father of famously large family dies in Barcelona (leaving behind 15 children)

Father of famously large family dies in Barcelona (leaving behind 15 children)

The head of Spain's largest family has died, leaving behind a widow and 15 children.

Ten Spanish ‘false friends’ you need to watch out for

Ten Spanish ‘false friends’ you need to watch out for

Spanish is full of false friends and can sometimes be a linguistic minefield. The Local takes a look at some of the worst (and most amusing) offenders.

Rajoy backs ‘multi-speed’ Europe idea at EU ‘Big Four’ meeting

Rajoy backs ‘multi-speed’ Europe idea at EU ‘Big Four’ meeting

The heads of continental Europe's biggest economies, in a joint view of the European Union's future at a troubled time, on Monday endorsed the idea of a "multi-speed" EU in which some members could deepen their integration faster than others.