Spain

Three Retreats to Change Your Life

Caroline Sylger Jones | Posted 24.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Caroline Sylger Jones

Got a niggling feeling that something isn't quite right? Most people who go on an intensive retreat do too. It might be your job, your health, your relationship, your stress levels... Whatever you feel like changing, here's my pick of three retreats that have helped others turn their lives around.

WATCH: Statue Of Virgin Mary Falls Over During Spanish Easter Parade

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.04.2014 | UK Comedy

Easter parades are something of a big deal in Alicante, Spain. In fact, during Holy Week, there are 28 of them. But things got a little hairy durin...

Atletico Madrid: A Side Made In Their Manager's Image

Tony Jimenez | Posted 21.04.2014 | UK Sport
Tony Jimenez

It took 70 long minutes, via a missed penalty from David Villa and a few hairy defensive moments, for Diego Simeone's side to finally edge ahead of their opponents on Friday evening - and those three points leave the hosts sitting pretty atop the table at Easter.

David And SamCam Go To 'Yoga Retreat', But How Relaxing Can It Be?

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.04.2014 | UK

Prime Minister David Cameron and wife Samantha have taken an Easter break to the Spanish island of Lanzarote. The couple are staying in a hotel on ...

Women's Rights: The March Backwards

Thilde Knudsen | Posted 10.04.2014 | UK
Thilde Knudsen

Spain is about to criminalise abortion; politicians in the UK repeatedly attempt to reduce the 24-week limit and today in Brussels, a Parliamentary hearing is discussing a European Citizens' Initiative that if successful would block European Commission (EC) development funding for maternal health.

British Millionaire Shot Dead In Spain

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.04.2014 | UK

A British millionaire has been shot dead at his villa in the Costa del Sol, with police actively seeking the gold dealer's ex-girlfriend, it has been ...

Spanish Ship Stages Incursion Into British Gibraltar Waters

PA/The Huffington Post | Posted 02.04.2014 | UK Politics

The Spanish ambassador has been summoned to the Foreign Office following an incursion into British Gibraltar territorial waters by a Spanish state res...

Spain Desperately Needs to Embrace the Pro-Choice Movement

Isabel López Ruiz | Posted 01.04.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Isabel López Ruiz

Being pro-choice is the best choice. It respects a woman's agency over her own body and treats her as a fully autonomous individual with the ability to decide for herself. For many of you, this understanding of women and their autonomy is something you may take for granted. Unfortunately, however, many people still seem to believe the contrary - especially in Spain.

A Foodie's Guide to Spain's Ultimate Dining Hotspots

Adam Bown | Posted 14.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Adam Bown

Spain is a gastronomic Nirvana for foodies, with towns, cities and regions all boasting delicious local specialities. However, we've tasted our way through España to give you the inside scoop on the best places to taste tantalising tapas and other Spanish delicacies! From cosy and obscure to super chic and incredibly sleek, these Spanish hotspots are not to be missed.

In Search of Enlightenment: Destinations to Revive a Weary Soul

HomeAway.co.uk | Posted 10.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
HomeAway.co.uk

When the chaos of everyday life gets a bit much, it's time to take a break that will revive your body and soul. While holidays lounging on the beach may be restorative, some of us look for an experience that will leave us with more than just beautiful photographs and happy memories.

What Happened When Gibraltar Was Drawn Against Spain In The Euro Qualifiers?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.02.2014 | UK Sport

Gibraltar was drawn in the same Euro 2016 football tournament qualifying group as Spain - only to be moved to another for political reasons. The bl...

Under the Tourist Radar: Spain's Best-Kept Secrets

HomeAway.co.uk | Posted 22.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
HomeAway.co.uk

It's not hard to see why Spain is one of the most popular destinations for British holidaymakers. There are many beautiful places in Spain where you'll find plenty of sunshine, good food, good wine, and beautiful beaches, but beyond these destinations we know and love, there are some Spanish gems that have been blissfully unaffected by mass tourism.

That One Time at BootCamp

Natasha Chowdory | Posted 18.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Natasha Chowdory

I won't detail every.single.day. for you but I will try an capture what exactly the bootcamp did do for me. Let it be known, that I didn't go to lose weight (although that was a happy side benefit), I went for the following reasons:

18 Pictures Of Savage Weather Battering Central Europe

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.02.2014 | UK

As Britain continues to be battered by storms, leaving many areas at risk of further flooding, extreme weather is also causing chaos across Europe. Th...

Player Focus: Gareth Bale Living Up to Expectations Despite Ronaldo's Dominance

Alistair Tweedale | Posted 31.03.2014 | UK Sport
Alistair Tweedale

There will be pressure on the manager to incorporate the club's record signing, superstar Ronaldo and fans favourite Di María into a single starting eleven, but Bale has proven himself worthy of the place with his performances.

In-Form Griezmann the Catalyst in Sociedad's Recent Run

Ben McAleer | Posted 09.03.2014 | UK Sport
Ben McAleer

Sunday's Basque derby between Real Sociedad and Athletic Bilbao was in the 133rd league meeting between the two teams. As anticipated, the encounter was an entertaining affair, full of attacking flair and verve...

Brits Injured In Explosion On Tenerife

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.12.2013 | UK

An explosion in a hotel on Tenerife has injured three British people, including an eight-year-old girl and her mother. The woman was taken to hospi...

Dear Santa, Please Make the EU More Competitive

Terence Tse | Posted 22.02.2014 | UK
Terence Tse

2014 will be a crucial year for the EU. The European elections are going to take place in May and we certainly hope that they will attract more attention and interest than in the past.

Europe's Recession-Hit Economies Must Say 'Si' to Creativity

Johan Fourie | Posted 17.02.2014 | UK
Johan Fourie

It is a truism that creativity can create something special from nothing; just look at the "starving artist" ideal made popular by Picasso and Modigliani, Orwell's Road to Wigan Pier, or today's recession-busting artists such as Banksy...

Planet Appetite: Wine, Cheese and César Manrique in Lanzarote, Canary Islands, Spain

Rupert Parker | Posted 16.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Rupert Parker

Architect César Manrique championed, and helped preserve, Lanzarote's unique landscape and farmers are now producing distinctive wines and cheeses from its volcanic soil.

Planet Appetite: Tourism and Gastronomy in Mallorca, Spain

Rupert Parker | Posted 15.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Rupert Parker

Mallorca was one of the first destinations for package tourists and has been serving up sun, sand and sea for generations. In the quest to please international visitors, local food traditions tended to be ignored but tourists are now demanding more from their holidays.

The Costa Del Sol - Not Far From Spain - Not Far Enough!

Davy Johnston | Posted 10.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Davy Johnston

Those Spaniards who live within Andalucia, not included in the figures, visit other parts of their own region some 20 million times. Why? Because Andalucia is amazing! If it was a country it would be the 25th most popular, to visit, in the world.

Planet Appetite: Restaurant Week in Valencia, Spain

Rupert Parker | Posted 09.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Rupert Parker

Valencia is rightly famous for its Paella but, for one week only, many of the city's restaurants offer menus at just €20 for lunch and €30 for dinner, using the best of local ingredients.

Scotland Would Be 'Outside The EU', Warns Spanish PM

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.12.2013 | UK Politics

An independent Scotland would not automatically become a member of the European Union, the Spanish prime minister has said. The comments by Mariano...

Simeone's Atlético Madrid Mirroring His Playing Style

Ben McAleer | Posted 26.01.2014 | UK Sport
Ben McAleer

As Diego Simeone was thrust into the air by his players at the Estadio Santiago Bernabeu following Atlético Madrid's 2-1 Copa Del Rey win over rivals Real Madrid last May, it marked a remarkable turn in fortunes for Los Rojiblancos...