Barcelona

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 07.04.2015 | 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 02.04.2015 | 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 25.03.2015 | 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...

The Ultimate Foodie Weekend In Barcelona, Spain

Chloe Gunning | Posted 19.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Chloe Gunning

The history and culture of a place is best told through its cuisine. So, what better way to get to know Barcelona inside and out, than with a long weekend of food-based adventures? From Willy Wonka style treats, to a neighbourhood tour with a difference, to the most exciting, theatrical meal of my life... these are my top tips to satisfy your inner foodie!

Dreaming, Uncertainty and Dreaming Your Way Through Uncertainty. (What Do You Dream About?)

Roberta Verdant | Posted 18.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Roberta Verdant

Winter is for the dreaming, as far as I am concerned. As the darkness sets in I begin to long for storytelling, for deep talk by candlelight, for open fire to stoke my spirit, for dreaming deeply.

Cristiano Ronaldo Is So Angry He Did This...

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 17.03.2015 | UK Sport

It's just five days until El Clasico, and Cristiano Ronaldo seems to be unhappy with his own form and his fans. Spanish football coverage appears t...

Disfrutar, Barcelona - An Evening of Magic and Theatre From Former elBulli Michelin-Starred Chefs

Chloe Gunning | Posted 01.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Chloe Gunning

There was plenty of magic in the process of receiving and tasting each course. However, this was just the first stage. It was heightened further by watching others receive their food, and gauging their delight and surprise.

Angry Arda Turan Thinks A Flying Boot Is An Appropriate Form Of Protest

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 29.01.2015 | UK Sport

Wednesday's Atletico - Barcelona match saw five goals, a fight, a penalty and two red cards, but perhaps the most interesting part was when Madrid mid...

Ronaldo: The Debate Ends Here

Wasim Mahmood | Posted 16.03.2015 | UK Sport
Wasim Mahmood

Having mastered every challenge his sport has placed before him, Ronaldo no longer competes with his peers but has transcended to higher plane to seek measure against the likes of Ali, Nicklaus, Federer, Phelps and Bolt, to name but a few. For in Ronaldo there is no doubt he deserves his place among such stellar company.

Ronaldo Roars..Twitter Explodes!

The Huffington Post UK | Tahira Mirza & Elliot Wagland | Posted 13.01.2015 | UK Sport

Cristiano Ronaldo's bizarre Ballon d'Or acceptance ROAR sent Twitter into meltdown on Monday night. As far as acceptance speeches go this may be th...

Why Tourists and Technology Aren't Always the Perfect Harmony

Jessica Pitocchi | Posted 07.03.2015 | UK Tech
Jessica Pitocchi

I closed my eyes and spent a moment trying to just listen to the soothing sound of the choir and block out all the clicking and flashing, but it was genuinely difficult and it made me quite sad.

Man City Face Barcelona In Champions League Last 16

Huffington Post UK | Toby Gladwin | Posted 15.12.2014 | UK Sport

There were mixed results for the three remaining Premier League sides after the last-16 Champions League draw. Manchester City have drawn Barcelona...

'Neo-Nazi' Mauled By Lion

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 12.12.2014 | UK

A man - reported to be a neo-Nazi demonstrator - has been seriously injured after climbing into lion enclosure at Barcelona Zoo. Dressed in an army...

This Could Be The Most Ridiculous Over-Reaction All Year

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 01.12.2014 | UK Sport

Barcelona's Neymar Jr. is at the centre of a headbutt storm after a 20th minute incident during Sunday's La Liga fixture against Valencia. The Barc...

Player Focus: Neymar Discovering His Goalscoring Touch in Spain

Ben McAleer | Posted 16.01.2015 | UK Sport
Ben McAleer

Four goals for Brazil at the 2014 World Cup convinced the world that Neymar can carry the goalscoring burden for his country and it's evident that his absence in the eventual 7-1 defeat to Germany affected his teammates. The pressure that comes with shouldering such a responsibility is enough to see any player crumble, but Neymar did so effortlessly...

Forgotten Stories From Spain: 1984 and the Spanish Civil War by Paul Read, a Review

Matthew Hirtes | Posted 06.01.2015 | UK Entertainment
Matthew Hirtes

Where does a free society end and a police state begin? It's a question which vexed one of the world's finest political commentators, George Orwell, during his six months' service in the Spanish Civil War. And a question which remains just as relevant today, a whole millennium later.

Why Pep Guardiola Is Not the Only Candidate to Replace Manuel Pellegrini

Steven Allweis | Posted 27.12.2014 | UK Sport
Steven Allweis

Guardiola will be in high demand whenever he decides to move on from Bayern Munich, but the irony is that for precisely the same reasons he was given the opportunity to manage Barcelona, he may well end up getting overlooked for the job at City.

'The Biggest Fuck-Up Of My Life' - The Best Quotes From Guardiola's Biography

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 16.10.2014 | UK Sport

Spanish journalist Marti Perarnau was granted enviable access to Pep Guardiola during his first year in charge of Bayern Munich and the result is a fa...

Guardiola Wants To Manage United, But Could City Beat Them To Him?

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 16.10.2014 | UK Sport

Pep Guardiola has revealed he envisages managing Manchester United in the near future in a new book documenting his first year managing Bayern Munich....

Who Still Scares Piqué?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.10.2014 | UK Sport

Barcelona defender Gerard Piqué admits he is still scared of Roy Keane and even tried to hide from him during a Champions League game last season. ...