Barcelona

Dream Ending For Afghan Boy Pictured Wearing Messi Plastic Bag 'Shirt'

The Huffington Post UK | Tahira Mirza | Posted 01.02.2016 | UK Sport

Lionel Messi is set to meet five-year-old Murtaza Ahmadi, the Afghan boy who captured people's hearts after a picture of him wearing a plastic bag foo...

Barcelona Star Sentenced To Year In Prison

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 21.01.2016 | UK Sport

Former Liverpool midfielder Javier Mascherano was sentenced to a year in prison and fined €815,000 (£625,000) on Thursday for tax offences. Howe...

Accessible Skiing in Catalonia

Martyn Sibley | Posted 14.12.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Martyn Sibley

It's not so surprising to hear that Kasia and I visited Barcelona again last week. We do love a little trip there! What is less known, however, are the reasons why we went this time and what we got up to.

Five Things to Do in Barcelona... and One to Miss

Sally Pemble | Posted 11.12.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Sally Pemble

Barcelona is the city with it all. Culture at every turn, glorious food and a fantastic beach, for when you've had enough of the sight-seeing and just want to flop on the sand and catch some rays. Here's my top five things to do whilst visiting Barcelona. Plus I've thrown in one place that's a dud, so best to give this a miss.

Pictures Capture Final Phase Of Construction On La Sagrada Familia Basilica

The Huffington Post UK/AP | Elliot Wagland | Posted 28.10.2015 | UK

Work on Barcelona's breathtaking La Sagrada Familia Basilica, designed by visionary architect Antoni Gaudi, has entered its final phase of raising six...

Is This The Transfer Of The Century?

The Huffington Post UK | Tahira Mirza | Posted 28.08.2015 | UK Sport

Did Limerick FC just make the transfer of the century and sign NEYMAR? The answer is obviously no. U17s: Barry Cotter knows he has been handed a &...

There's A Naked Guy Crawling Around Barcelona Pretending To Be A Dog

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 11.08.2015 | UK

Josep Ivan Argelaga - or as he's more commonly known, "dogman" - is exploring the boundaries of provocative art. In doing so, he is performing as ...

Barcelo Raval, Barcelona - Review

Beth Brookfield | Posted 23.07.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Beth Brookfield

With little windy streets of cafes, bars and shops and open squares of lush greenery and outdoor bars, El Raval definitely has a laid back and local vibe to it. It is one of the lesser known areas of Barcelona for tourists but we were immediately fond of it and liked the fact it was less touristy and busy.

Enoteca, Barcelona - Review

Beth Brookfield | Posted 09.07.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Beth Brookfield

Whilst staying at Hotel Arts, we were lucky enough to be able to dine in their two Michelin Star restaurant, Enoteca, overseen by renowned Catalan chef Paco Pérez, who holds five Michelin Stars to his name.

Hotel Arts, Barcelona - Review

Beth Brookfield | Posted 09.07.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Beth Brookfield

We were really excited about where we were staying for the night on the fourth day of our Barcelona trip as we were booked into the infamous Hotel Arts. Situated on the beach front at Port Olimpic, Hotel Arts is a tall white skyscraper with a big gold fish sculpture at the front of the hotel, which can't be missed.

B Hotel, Barcelona - Review

Beth Brookfield | Posted 01.07.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Beth Brookfield

Since the weather was so nice, we decided to head up to the roof and sunbathe for the afternoon and spent a lovely afternoon relaxing reading our books and even braved a dip (it was May!) in the infinity pool as it looked too nice not to try.

My Travel Buddy Is Cooler Than Yours. Fact.

Rachel Moss | Posted 27.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Rachel Moss

When I told my friends I was going on holiday with my mum, reactions ranged from the slightly mocking "God I couldn't think of anything worse", to the downright envious "wow I wish I had that kind of relationship with my mum".

Dos Cielos, Barcelona - Review

Beth Brookfield | Posted 10.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Beth Brookfield

As we were shown to our table, we walked through the open plan kitchen and saw the chefs at work before being seated at a table at the end of the room with great views of the city and the mountains. Dos Cielos is surprisingly small and intimate and with every table occupied, we definitely felt very lucky to be dining there.

Melia Barcelona Sky, Barcelona - Review

Beth Brookfield | Posted 09.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Beth Brookfield

For our second night in Barcelona, we caught the Metro over to the other side of the city arriving at Poble Nou. For those who haven't been to Barcelona before, the Metro is extremely easy to use and is a quick and cheap way to get around the city.

European Football's Elite Three

Jack Target | Posted 05.06.2015 | UK Sport
Jack Target

On Saturday Barcelona and Juventus will battle it out for Europe's top price at the Olympic Stadium in Berlin. It almost seems too good to be true. It's what some people would call 'a proper European Cup final'.

Sporting Genius

Jonathan Deakin | Posted 05.06.2015 | UK Sport
Jonathan Deakin

Over the past weekend we have witnessed the best footballer in the world, Lionel Messi, once again showing us what he is capable of with another wonde...

Rooms Mates Pau Hotel, Barcelona - Review

Beth Brookfield | Posted 04.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Beth Brookfield

We arrived in Barcelona for five nights last month on a sunny Monday afternoon, after spending three days in Girona at a friends wedding. The drive was around an hour and a half and we dropped the rental car at Barcelona-El Prat airport before catching the Airport Bus into one of the main squares, Placa de Catalunya.

Beautiful Barcelona

Martyn Sibley | Posted 21.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Martyn Sibley

It's been 3 weeks since we began the Accessible Tourism Roadtrip. So far we've had an amazing boatride to Santander, saw old friends in Aviles, made t...

Notes From a Housesit: Barcelona, Part Two

Roberta Verdant | Posted 01.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Roberta Verdant

Last week, I fell in love with Barcelona. Some cities just make beautiful sense. Barcelona is one of them. Long, straight Roman roads to follow, squares thronged by palm trees. Great architecture, café culture, the beach.

'Travel Man' in Barcelona: Channel 4 Sacrifices a Great Idea on the Altar of Cheap Laughs

Rob Atkinson | Posted 01.06.2015 | UK Entertainment
Rob Atkinson

The two presenters - Richard Ayoade and Kathy Burke - promised much initially, but fell woefully short of their supposed brief. This was, ostensibly, to sum up the attractions of a vibrant and wonderful city and maybe have a few laughs along the way.

Mystery Grows Over Final 8-Minutes As Investigators Probe Damaged Black Box

The Huffington Post UK/AP | Jack Sommers | Posted 26.03.2015 | UK

UPDATE: Germanwings Pilot 'Was Locked Out Of Cockpit' During Crash Speculation has continued to grow about the Germanwings plane crash that killed ...

Notes From a Housesit: Barcelona

Roberta Verdant | Posted 24.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Roberta Verdant

I didn't know Barcelona before I came. In total I have nine days here. I picked people's brains for Barcelona recommendations before I arrived; it's such a much-loved city. Still, though, one of my housesitting pleasures is moving to my own rhythms.

British Nationals 'Likely' On Board Crashed Alps Flight

PA/Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 26.03.2015 | UK

"It is likely that there were some British nationals" on board the Germanwings flight that crashed on Tuesday in the French Alps, with 150 people on b...

Airbus A320 From Barcelona To Düsseldorf Crashes In France

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 26.03.2015 | UK

• Germanwings Airbus A320 crashed in southern French Alps • All 144 passengers and six crew feared dead • Confusion over distress call •...

Angry Fans Kick Gareth Bale's Bentley After El Clásico Loss

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 24.03.2015 | UK Sport

A pair of angry Real Madrid fans have been recorded attacking players' cars as they drove home after losing 2-1 to Barcelona in this weekend's El Clá...