The Local : Spain (36)

'They're our neighbours': Hometown of Spain attack suspects in shock

In the Spanish border town of Ripoll, everyone knows each other -- making it all the more shocking to residents that jihadists believed responsible for this week's deadly twin attacks lived among them.

Barcelona: What we know about the attackers

The suspected jihadists behind Spain's twin terror attacks are thought to have formed a cell in the foothills of the Pyrenees mountains where they allegedly planned large-scale assaults.

Terrorist cell planned to attack Sagrada Familia with van of explosives

Police believe that the jihadist cell responsible for the attacks in Barcelona and Cambrils that left 14 dead and more than 100 injured were originally planning something much bigger involving Barcelona's most emblematic tourist sites.

Spain attacker showed 'no sign of radicalisation': father

Residents of Melouiya, a village high in Morocco's Atlas Mountains, are in shock at the news two of their sons were implicated in terror attacks in Spain.

Barcelona attack latest: Manhunt continues for final member of terrorist cell

Spanish police are searching for a 22-year-old Moroccan man named Younes Abouyaaqoub, the lone remaining member of a terrorist cell thought to be behind the massacre on Las Ramblas.

Police name three Moroccans suspected of Catalonia attacks

Police on Friday released the names of three Moroccans suspected of deadly terror attacks and who were shot dead overnight by security forces in the seaside resort of Cambrils.

Families torn apart after Spain's twin attacks

"Missing in Barcelona," reads a Facebook message posted by Tony Cadman, asking users to share a picture of his seven-year-old grandson who disappeared after a van ploughed into crowds in the Spanish seaside city.

'Islamic terrorism' must stop, Trump says after Spain attacks

US President Donald Trump on Friday said the world must use "whatever means necessary" to stop "radical Islamic terrorism," after twin attacks in Spain killed at least 14 people.

'Barcelona is a city of peace and will continue to be': Spain reacts with defiance to Barcelona terror attack

Spain's King, political leaders and media have reacted with defiance in response to the terror attack in Barcelona which killed at least 14 and left around 100 injured.

This is how the world reacted to the terror attack in Barcelona

14 people are dead after a van ploughed into crowds of people on a popular Barcelona street on Thursday. United against terrorism, newspapers across the globe have condemned the attack.

Barcelona: Terrorists acted 'out of desperation' after plan to use explosives failed

Police believe a jihadi cell was planning to stage a 'much bigger' attack on Barcelona using explosives but panicked after accidentally blowing up the house.

Barcelona victims: People from 34 countries are listed among dead and injured

Several foreigners have been identified among the 34 killed in a terror attack on Barcelona's Las Ramblas.

Five terrorists dead after second attack in resort south of Barcelona injures seven

Seven people were hurt and one eventually died of her injuries when "alleged terrorists" drove into pedestrians in the Spanish seaside resort of Cambrils early Friday before being shot dead by security forces, just hours after a similar attack in nearby Barcelona.

'Barcelona is a city of peace and will continue to be': Spain reacts with defiance to Barcelona terror attack

Spain's King, political leaders and media have reacted with defiance in response to the terror attack in Barcelona which killed at least 13 and left around 100 injured.

This is how the world reacted to the terror attack in Barcelona

13 people are dead after a van ploughed into crowds of people on a popular Barcelona street on Thursday. United against terrorism, newspapers across the globe have condemned the attack.

LIVE Barcelona: Terrorists acted 'out of desperation' after plan to use explosives failed

Police are still working to identify the driver of the van that killed 14 people in Barcelona, after arresting four people thought to be connected to the same cell.

Barcelona victims: People from 24 countries are listed among dead and injured

Several foreigners have been identified among the 13 killed in a terror attack on Barcelona's Las Ramblas.

Five terrorists dead after second attack in resort south of Barcelona injures seven

Seven people were hurt when "alleged terrorists" drove into pedestrians in the Spanish seaside resort of Cambrils early Friday before being shot dead by security forces, just hours after a similar attack in nearby Barcelona.

'Screams and a bit of a crash and then the crowd parted and this van going full pelt down the middle of the Ramblas'

Eyewitnesses describe the horrifying moments of the terror attack in Barcelona that has killed at least 13 people and left dozens injured.

Barcelona terror attack: What we know so far

A driver deliberately rammed a white van into pedestrians on one of Barcelona's most popular boulevards on Thursday, killing 13 people in what Spanish police called a "terrorist attack"

IN PICTURES: Aftermath of terror attack on Barcelona's Las Ramblas

Multiple fatalities and injuries were reported on Thursday after a van ploughed into one of Barcelona's busiest shopping streets.

Driver targets pedestrians in Barcelona 'terrorist attack'

A driver deliberately ploughed a van into pedestrians on one of Spain's busiest streets on Thursday, wounding a number of people in what police said was a "terrorist attack".

Two arrested and one suspect dead after 13 killed in terror attack on Barcelona's Las Ramblas

Two suspects have been arrested and another killed at a police checkpoint after the attack which killed 13 people.

Twelve weird things that surprise Spaniards about the UK

The UK is one of the most popular destinations for Spaniards who move abroad, but there are some things about their new home that are just impossible to get used to...

Tourism: The problem with Ibiza

Gabriel Alberto Andrade has lived in a van for a year, unable to pay for a home in Spain's Ibiza where rental prices have shot up as mass tourism takes its toll on locals.

Spain rescues 600 migrants at sea in just one day

Spanish coastguards rescued nearly 600 people from 15 boats and a jet ski on Wednesday in the waters between Morocco and Spain, a route increasingly used by migrants trying to reach Europe.

Spanish airport strike horror looms from September

Travellers passing through Barcelona's El Prat airport have already suffered long queues and delays during August when security staff took industrial action during some of the busiest travel days of the year.

Baby dolphin dies after being mobbed by selfie-seeking beachgoers

Marine rescuers have slammed misguided bathers after the death of a stranded infant dolphin off a beach in southern Spain, blaming them for hastening its death with their quest for the ultimate holiday snap.

Ten things NEVER to do when dining in Spain

The Spanish are a pretty tolerant, care-free bunch most of the time. But when it comes to the dining table, there are a few taboos. Here's what not to do when eating in Spain.

Spain poised to top Greece in migrant sea arrivals this year

Spain could overtake Greece this year in the number of migrants arriving by sea, the International Organization for Migration said last Thursday, coming shore on boats and even jet-skis.

Spanish migrant aid ship threatened near Libya

A Spanish migrant aid group reports tTuesday that one of its rescue boats had been effectively detained by Libyan coastguard for nearly two hours in international waters.

Transsexuals from Venezuela forced into prostitution in Spain

Spanish police said Monday that they had broken up a network that was forcing transsexuals into prostitution, after luring most of them to Spain from Venezuela.

Ronaldo gets five-match ban after pushing referee

Cristiano Ronaldo was hit with a five-match ban by the Spanish football federation on Monday for pushing the referee after being sent-off in Real Madrid's 3-1 Spanish Super Cup, first leg win over Barcelona.

Spain rushes to Portugal's aid as forest fires rage

Spanish firefighters and water-dumping aircraft have bolstered Portuguese efforts to gain control of forest fires raging in the centre of the country, the European Commission said Monday.

Basques march in solidarity with Catalonia independence vote

Hundreds of Basques turned out on the streets on Saturday in support of Catalonia and its planned referendum on independence from Madrid, an ambition long fought for by Basque separatists.

Europe's tainted egg scare reaches Spain

Liquid egg products tainted by fipronil were discovered at a food company in northern Spain, authorities said Saturday, the first time the chemical that has caused a Europe-wide crisis has been detected in the country.