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The Rain in Spain

Jake Dennis | Posted 18.05.2016 | UK Sport
Jake Dennis

This weekend saw me head to Barcelona to tackle the Catalunya circuit for my first race with Arden. You never know what to expect at the start of the season but I was excited nonetheless ahead of the race, the same feeling I had when I made my JOTA debut last week.

Music Festivals in Barcelona

David Leigh | Posted 14.05.2016 | UK Entertainment
David Leigh

While Barcelona is perhaps most associated with architecture, football and warm weather, as one of the hippest cities in Europe it is also a great destination for live music.

Students At This University Are Being Forced To Study Exorcism

The Huffington Post | George Bowden | Posted 09.05.2016 | UK Universities & Education

Students in Spain have been enrolled on a compulsory course about exorcism. The University College of Barberan and Collan has invited a priest to prov...

The History of Barcelona Street Art

Gia Marie Barbera | Posted 22.04.2016 | UK Entertainment
Gia Marie Barbera

After Francisco Franco's death on 20 November 1975 a new sense of freedom was born in Barcelona. Artists came to Barcelona from all over the world, st...

Holiday Tragedy As Four-Year-Old British Boy Drowns In Spain

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 07.04.2016 | UK
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A four-year-old boy from Britain has died in Spain after drowning in a swimming pool. The child, who has not been named, is believed to have fallen in...

A Wave Of Un-migration

Nick Abbot | Posted 05.04.2016 | UK Politics
Nick Abbot

There is an interminable wait until the nation gets to choose whether they like the lies that the "Better off Out" or "Stronger In" sides are using to...

My Visit to the Thermal Waters of Archena Spa in Spain

Martyn Sibley | Posted 29.03.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Martyn Sibley

Nearly a week has passed since landing back in the UK from Spain. Unfortunately we were delayed for 3 hours, but with other flights being cancelled, we were actually lucky to get home. This week took me to Virgin Atlantic HQ near Gatwick and a Holiday Inn hotel around Birmingham for filming. All for the imminent launch of Accessible Travel Week. More on this in my next post.

Accessible Murcia

Martyn Sibley | Posted 21.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Martyn Sibley

For a few months Kasia, her brothers crew in Peterborough and her parents in Poland were planning a 2 week holiday in the sun. With access, finances and children to consider - it proved tricky to arrange.

Injured British Student Describes Horror Of Spanish Bus Crash

The Huffington Post | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 30.03.2016 | UK

A British student on a bus which crashed in Spain, killing 13 women, has described trying to crawl out of the vehicle after waking up and seeing peopl...

13 Dead As Student Bus Overturns In Spain

The Huffington Post | Louise Ridley | Posted 20.03.2016 | UK

A bus carrying university students, including British travellers, has crashed in north-east Spain, killing 13 and injuring 30. The Press Association i...

How I Found Freedom, Quit My Job and Moved to Spain

Hanni Melnicenko | Posted 06.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Hanni Melnicenko

In 2013, my husband and I took a holiday in Southern Spain. It was a very belated 'cash-in' of a week in a timeshare that my sister had gifted us for our wedding.

The United Kingdom Should Declare Its Own Independence From The Overseas Territories

David Lindsay | Posted 07.03.2017 | UK Politics
David Lindsay

Gibraltar wants to remain in the European Union even if the United Kingdom voted to leave. Gibraltar can please itself. Nowhere is compelled to be a B...

Now Is the Time to Buy a Holiday Home In Spain

Stephen Maunder | Posted 27.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Stephen Maunder

As the British winter rages on, it's natural that thoughts start to turn to sun, sea and sand. The laid-back lifestyle on offer in Spain has always appealed to Brits, but it's fair to say the property market there has had its fair share of problems.

Six Ways to Plan a Family Holiday in Spain - and Avoid the Crowded Costas

William Gray | Posted 24.02.2017 | UK Parents
William Gray

Mainstream media were quick to focus on the proposal that women should have a £3000 budget and a choice of birth places and carers. The Times describes this as women being "handed £3000 by the NHS," a scenario which seems as unlikely as its tone seems dismissive of women's abilities to think straight if presented with such quantities of money.

Majorcan Retreats: Castell Son Claret

The Luxury Spa Edit | Posted 21.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle
The Luxury Spa Edit

Peace and tranquility embrace you as soon as you enter the opulent iron gates to Castell Son Claret. A serene tree lined drive leads to the stunning 18th Century castle set in 132 acres of woodland, manicured lavender gardens, olive and fruit groves.

Five Top Tips for Buying a Home In Spain

Stephen Maunder | Posted 04.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Stephen Maunder

It's no secret that the Spanish property market has had some problems in recent years, but it's now turned the corner, and there are still some great property deals to be had, whether you're buying a holiday home or an investment property.

Why I Decided to Spend My Life Savings on Travelling

Rosie Duffield | Posted 07.01.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Rosie Duffield

As I thought back to the last few days I'd had in Spain, I realised one thing: I didn't want to go back to the UK. I could feel the heat rising up my body and my palms were becoming clammy. What was it that was making my pulse race so much? The thought of returning to work? The weather? The lack of adventure ahead?

It Will Only Be a Happy New Year If the Money Drowns Before We Do

Pippa Bartolotti | Posted 29.12.2016 | UK Politics
Pippa Bartolotti

It's very hard to wish you all a happy new year when so many are experiencing hardship. Whether you are trying to get muddy water out of what used to be your home, digging your children out of the rubble of an air strike in Syria, fighting forest fires in drought ridden Spain, or contemplating the failed COP 21 agreement, I am thinking of you.

'The GR1: Spain's Sendero Histórico' by John Hayes, a Review

Matthew Hirtes | Posted 27.12.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Matthew Hirtes

Photograph by Cicerone Guides/schmuides. In the digital age we live in, do we really need to reserve space in our luggage for a book? If the title in...

Refugee Travels To Europe With €5 On Boat, Wins Christmas Lottery

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 24.12.2015 | UK

A Christmas miracle has struck a Senegalese refugee who travelled to Europe on a migrant boat with just €5. The 35-year-old, identified only as N...

Bullfighting in Spain: Still in the Political Arena

Lucy Bell | Posted 18.12.2016 | UK
Lucy Bell

Debates surrounding bullfighting are inextricably linked with the territorial and political reality of a nation-state comprised of seventeen autonomous regions, and the personal and ideological idiosyncrasies of 8,000 mayors.

Watch The Moment Spanish PM Was Sucker Punched By Teenager

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 17.12.2015 | UK

The prime minister of Spain has been sucker punched in the head by a teenager while out on the campaign trail. Mariano Rajoy was campaign in the ...

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

Sally Pemble | Posted 10.12.2016 | 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.

How Long Before the European Pressure Cooker Explodes?

Andy Langenkamp | Posted 02.12.2016 | UK Politics
Andy Langenkamp

Turbulent December Only a few more weeks to go in 2015 but there are still various risks and challenges remaining for Europe. There will be elections...

Spain Issues Arrest Warrant For Israeli Prime Minister Over Gaza Attack

The Huffington Post UK | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 17.11.2015 | UK

The Israeli prime minister and six other government officials could face arrest should they enter Spain, after a judge from the country issued warrant...