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What Is Happening In Catalonia?

Editorial Director, HuffPost Spain | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 23.09.2017 | UK

Recipe for this Autumn’s cocktail: in a glass, mix powerful emotional concepts like rebellion, democracy, disobedience, independence, and “we want...

Nine British School Children Taken To Hospital After Gas Leak At Spanish Hotel

The Huffington Post | Graeme Demianyk | Posted 21.09.2017 | UK
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Nine British children on a school trip have been taken to hospital after a suspected carbon monoxide leak at a hotel in northern Spain. The gas leak a...

Barcelona Terror Cell 'Planned Attacks At Targets Including Sagrada Família', Court Told

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 23.08.2017 | UK

The Barcelona terror cell behind two attacks in Spain last week that killed 15 people planned attacks on a much larger scale, including reportedly bom...

Barcelona Terror Attack Could Lead To Extra UK Vehicle Rental Checks

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 20.08.2017 | UK

British drivers could face extra checks when renting cars and vans to ensure they are not extremists who are hiring vehicles to carry out terror attac...

Julian Cadman's Dad Arrives In Barcelona As Hopes Fade Boy Survived Attack

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 20.08.2017 | UK

The father of seven-year-old Julian Cadman is said to have arrived in Barcelona as hopes fade that his British-born son survived the Las Ramblas terro...

Everything We Know So Far About The Barcelona And Cambrils Attacks

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 19.08.2017 | UK

UPDATE: The man suspected of driving the van has been named as 22-year-old Moroccan national, Younes Abouyaaqoub, who is thought to be on the run. T...

8 Brilliant Ways People Are Showing Kindness In The Wake Of The Barcelona Attack

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 18.08.2017 | UK

The world watched horrified as Spain was hit by a string of terror attacks on Thursday - but the best of humanity was also on display as people tried ...

Eiffel Tower Plunges Into Darkness In Solidarity With Victims Of Barcelona Attack

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 18.08.2017 | UK

The Eiffel Tower was plunged into darkness this morning in solidarity with the victims of the Barcelona van attack as iconic landmarks around the worl...

Terror In Barcelona: At Least 13 Dead, 100 Injured After Van Strikes Las Ramblas

The Huffington Post | George Bowden | Posted 20.08.2017 | UK

UPDATE: Barcelona reels from latest vehicle terror attack What we know so far: Incident happened around 5pm local time on Las Ramblas, ​​a busy t...

Baby Dolphin Dies After Tourists Pose For Selfies With Frightened Animal

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 16.08.2017 | UK

A baby dolphin has died after tourists surrounded the distressed animal in order to pose with her for photographs off the coast of Spain. The small fe...

The Wildfires Of Tourism

Frank Brehany | Posted 14.08.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Frank Brehany

For several years, local people throughout Majorca have been protesting about the lack of attention the authorities have paid to these very real problems, made even more difficult by a major influx of tourists whose choice of destinations have been limited by acts of terror.

How We As Individuals Can Tackle Climate Change

Phillip Othen | Posted 08.08.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Sometimes the challenge of climate change seems so enormous the natural response is to throw up our hands in despair and assume there’s nothing we c...

Freelance Life (AKA Doing Everything)

Lisa Francesca Nand | Posted 21.07.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Lisa Francesca Nand

Working for yourself from home, in charge of your time, no daily commute, answering to no-one, jetting off abroad as often as possible... sounds good doesn't it? But what we don't advertise about freelance life is the amount of work that goes into, well, generating work in the first place.

Brexit And The High Cost Of Promises

Dr Ioannis Glinavos | Posted 20.07.2017 | UK Politics
Dr Ioannis Glinavos

The message for those thinking of pursuing claims against the British government in international tribunals for losses caused by a probable hard or no-deal Brexit is clear: Find out what Toyota and Nissan got and ask for the same. Evidence of government promises added to wholesale changes brought about by Brexit could lead to hefty compensation pay-outs. Brexit could spawn a legal morass and economic disaster in more ways than you think.

British Expat Teacher Living In Spain Fears She May Be Forced Out Over Brexit

The Huffington Post | Kate Forrester | Posted 27.06.2017 | UK Politics

A British expat in Spain says she fears she will be forced to leave and has ‘no confidence’ in the ability of the Government to look after the int...

Teen Plunged To Death In Bungee Jump Because Of Instructor's 'Poor English', Court Rules

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 28.06.2017 | UK Universities & Education

A 17-year-old who was killed in a horrifying bungee-jumping accident in Spain died because of her instructor’s “poor English”, a court has ruled...

Spanish Matador Dies After Being Gored In Chest By Bull During Fight

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 18.06.2017 | UK

A matador has died after being gored in the chest by a bull, becoming the second Spanish bullfighter to die in the bullring in the past year. Ivan Fan...

Costa Brava Holidays: Sun-Drenched Beaches, Music, Art... And Fantastic Food

David Leigh | Posted 09.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle
David Leigh

Many people immediately think of beaches of golden sand, but that is only part of the story. The coastline is immensely varied and while there are several long stretches of sand, the coast gets its name from the rugged stretches of coastline full of small rocky coves.

Transparency On Spain's Stolen Baby Outrage is Essential For The Mothers And Children Involved

Jude Kirton-Darling | Posted 15.05.2017 | UK Politics
Jude Kirton-Darling

In the Petitions Committee we see that time and time again, people come with nowhere else to turn. As a member of the committee we cannot always 'solve' problems or right wrongs immediately but we can sometimes offer hope to people where previously there might have been none and help them take a step towards the justice they seek. In Madrid, I'll be standing with Ruth and the other petitioners in their struggle.

Brexit: Only The First Week And The Madness Has Started

Bob Morgan | Posted 05.04.2017 | UK Politics
Bob Morgan

Only a week has gone by since the UK officially notified the EU that we wanted to leave. It is hard to believe how things have deteriorated so badly in that short time.

7 Things Theresa May Wouldn't Criticise After Outspoken Attack On Easter Egg Hunt

The Huffington Post | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 04.04.2017 | UK

Theresa May on Tuesday broke from her notoriously default no-comment position to launch a scathing attack on two British institutions for their promot...

People Are Losing Their Sh*t Over The Spain-Sized Irony On This Sun Front Page

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 04.04.2017 | UK

You’d be forgiven if The Sun’s front page on Tuesday left you a little confused about how precisely we are supposed to be feeling about Spain. So ...

This Vote Leave Pledge On Gibraltar Is The Latest Brexit Promise To 'Hit The Dust'

The Huffington Post | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 03.04.2017 | UK

A Vote Leave pledge that Brexit would “protect” Gibraltar is being derided after diplomatic tensions with Spain spiked over the disputed territory...

'We Will Not Send A Taskforce To Gibraltar' Downing Street Calms Talk Of War With Spain

The Huffington Post | Owen Bennett | Posted 03.04.2017 | UK Politics

Downing Street today confirmed it would not be sending a military taskforce to Gibraltar amid suggestions of war with Spain over the British territory...

Spain Would Not Block An Independent Scotland's Bid To Rejoin EU

The Huffington Post | Graeme Demianyk | Posted 02.04.2017 | UK

Spain would not vote to block Scotland’s bid to rejoin the European Union if it votes for independence, the country’s foreign minister has said de...