Spain

EU Election Results: A Symptom of a Less Peaceful Europe?

Barry Navarro | Posted 28.05.2014 | UK Politics
Barry Navarro

Since the last European elections were held in 2009, five EU countries - Greece, Ireland, Spain, Portugal and Cyprus - have required bailouts, and unemployment across the continent has remained persistently high, particularly among young people.

This Is The Moment More Than 1,000 Migrants Stormed A Razor-Wire Wall

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 28.05.2014 | UK

It could be a scene from an action movie, but this is the moment hundreds of Sub-Saharan refugees stormed Spain's North African exclave of Melilla. ...

Six Nations That Lurched Left, Not Right, At The EU Elections

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.05.2014 | UK Politics

Coverage of the European election results has been dominated by the sight of triumphant Nigel Farage celebrating Ukip coming top of the poll in the UK...

Player Focus: Ramos' Real Performances Show He's Matching Ancelotti's Needs

Ben McAleer | Posted 20.07.2014 | UK Sport
Ben McAleer

Prior to Real Madrid's 4-0 thumping of Osasuna last month, Sergio Ramos had netted just 1 goal in 43 appearances in all competitions this season. Fast-forward to the present day and the defender has 5 in his last 6, including a brace against Bayern to cement Los Blancos' place in the Champions League final...

Traversing Pilgrim Paths: The Latest Brit Holiday Trend

Vicky Dean | Posted 21.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Vicky Dean

One type of holiday growing in popularity is the pilgrim walk - and despite the name, it is not just the religious who are lacing up their hiking boots. This type of walk follows in the footsteps of pilgrims in the Middle Ages who would travel near and far to visit holy cities and shrines.

Spanish Bulls Injure Three Matadors Ending Bullfight

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 22.05.2014 | UK

It’s a victory for the bulls. Three matadors at Madrid's prestigious yet controversial Las Ventas ring were injured on Tuesday, forcing the organise...

Top Spanish Politician Gunned Down In 'Revenge Killing'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.05.2014 | UK

A top politician has been shot dead in the street in the northern city of Leon. Police have detained two women, a mother and daughter, after Isabel...

May Day 'MangaTuna' Festival

Martyn Sibley | Posted 06.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Martyn Sibley

During the recent UK bank holiday weekend, I've been experiencing a very new Spanish cultural education. I knew from my time in Asturias that they also celebrated this weekend. I didn't know that L'Ametlla de Mar would be so different.

Students Fight Spanish College's Rules Which BAN Males From Doing Their Laundry

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.05.2014 | UK Universities & Education

Students at a college in Spain are fighting outdated rules which ban males from entering the laundry room, and are instead instructed to pass their wa...

Living La Dreamy Vida

Martyn Sibley | Posted 21.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Martyn Sibley

Over the Easter weekend most people were enjoying great moments and chocolate with their family. Having gone through education to Masters level, and worked in London for the disability charity Scope; I spent the weekend living a lifelong dream of mine. I enjoyed this Easter weekend with my beautiful Kasia in Spain.

Three Retreats to Change Your Life

Caroline Sylger Jones | Posted 23.06.2014 | 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 20.06.2014 | 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 09.06.2014 | 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 30.05.2014 | 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 13.05.2014 | 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 10.05.2014 | 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.