Spain

'Tiki-taka' - A Spanish Education

Tony Jimenez | Posted 26.01.2014 | UK Sport
Tony Jimenez

Spending much of my time in Spain, I've seen first-hand the differences between the way both nations approach the game, particularly player development - and the English system is long overdue a radical overhaul.

New Gilbraltar Row Sparked By Diplomatic Bag Incident

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 26.11.2013 | UK

The Foreign Office is furious after Spanish police opened and search a British diplomatic bag heading for Gibraltar. Diplomatic bags, which are use...

Is Valencia the New Barcelona?

Lorenzo Belenguer | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Lorenzo Belenguer

Valencia, the third most important city in Spain, used to be the best-kept secret. Not anymore. Valencia has been selected on several occasions by the prestigious travel guide Lonely Planet as one of the coolest top five cities and with one of the top ten urban beaches on Earth.

Is This England Side Playing Without an Identity Under Roy Hodgson?

Ashley Khossousi | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Sport
Ashley Khossousi

The amount of players that Hodgson has used in his England sides has been well documented and the number is now a staggering 53 since he took charge in May 2012. It is clear that like Moyes at United or Mourinho at Chelsea, Hodgson doesn't know what his best eleven is at the moment.

Spanish Ambassador Summoned Over Gibraltar Row

PA | Posted 19.11.2013 | UK

The Spanish Ambassador is to be summoned to the Foreign Office after a Spanish research vessel entered the port of Gibraltar, the Foreign and Commonwe...

Spanish Border Checks In Gibraltar Dispute 'Not Illegal'

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

Spain has been cleared by the European Commission of accusations the government broke EU rules by stepping up checks on people passing between the Spa...

Police Arrest First Of 'Unlucky 13' Criminals

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 14.11.2013 | UK

On Thursday morning Michael McCartney was dubbed one of the 'unlucky 13'. A hard-nosed criminal who was put in a rogues' gallery of offenders police w...

Tour and Tasting at Arzak

Antony Bennett | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Antony Bennett

In the development kitchen, the boys are working three months ahead for a dish (yes that's per dish) and they are currently working on about ten dishes before they will be ready to go downstairs to the restaurant, this is tapioca and lobster...

Revealed: Most Wanted Crims On The Run In Spain

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

Britain's most wanted criminals, including murder, drug smuggling and child abuse suspects, who are thought to be on the run in Spain have been reveal...

Are the Media Waiting for Gareth Bale to Fail?

Tim Hearn | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Sport
Tim Hearn

Ever since the 24 year old Welshman signed for Real Madrid in a record transfer deal of £85 million, his every movement has been scrutinised by the world's media. As with most successful or expensive sports personalities, the media circle like vultures waiting for that chink in the armour as they clamour for the story that will fill column inches and sell papers.

Five Hilarious Blunders NOT to Make When You Learn Spanish!

Dr Michelle K. Nielsen | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Comedy
Dr Michelle K. Nielsen

5 Horrid yet Hilarious Blunders NOT to Make When You are Learning Spanish! (WARNING: If you actually SPEAK SPANISH, this article may contain offensiv...

Going to School in Spain - What's It Really Like?

Kate Gunn | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Kate Gunn

Just 5 weeks ago I wrote about how hard it was to watch them struggling each day. Since then they have moved with unexpected ease from a 9 - 1.30pm day (summer hours) to a 9 - 4.30pm day. Even the 5 year old who had only ever been to playschool in Ireland until 12.30 has been thrown in the deep end. But they have coped admirably.

Trend: Ten Cube Hotels

Trivago.co.uk | Posted 23.12.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Trivago.co.uk

The concept of the cube hotel first emerged in Spain, and has grown in popularity in recent years to spread to many diverse corners of the world, from the Swedish Lapland to the Australian Outback and the coast of Thailand.

The Ley of the Land: How Spanish Tax Review Dull Expat Dream of Life on the Costas

Susana Lajusticia | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK
Susana Lajusticia

Fewer and cheaper sales are not only bad news for owners and vendors but are a cause for concern on the part of Spain's authorities, which have seen income from taxation on property deals fall as the market has stalled.

Antony Bennett Interviews Acclaimed Chefs Juan Mari Arzak and Elena Arzak: Part Two

Antony Bennett | Posted 17.12.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Antony Bennett

This was the beginning of modern cuisine in Spain; there was a round table in Madrid where they invited the most important chefs in Spain to get together with food journalists. They invited myself, Bocousse and Raymond Olivier from Paris.

England Can Thrive on New Underdog Status

Isaac Leigh | Posted 17.12.2013 | UK Sport
Isaac Leigh

The news that England will not be among the top seeds for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil is a blessing in disguise... No more excuses, no more confusion. England are not one of the top seeds because they are not one of the top sides. If humility and diligence reign, Hodgson's men could do themselves proud.

The World's Top Chef and His Unpaid Army

Judy Jackson | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Judy Jackson

On display there should also have been copies of a book that goes to the heart of Adria's operation, describing the life of the apprentices who worked for him each year, without pay, producing the plates that drew gasps from the diners in the restaurant, and spawned millions of words of praise for the man who created the 'Martian type' food.

Antony Bennett Interviews Acclaimed Chefs Juan Mari Arzak and Elena Arzak: Part One

Antony Bennett | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Antony Bennett

The excitement level in me is at 100% - I'm about to burst as I pull up to a restaurant ranked number eight in the world with no fewer than three Michelin stars. Armed with my whites neatly folded into my bag and my note pad, I'm ready to lean straight into my next culinary learning curve.

EasyJet Apologises To Passengers It Left Behind In Spain

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.12.2013 | UK

Budget airline EasyJet has apologised after a flight from Spain took off without 29 passengers, who say they were locked in a corridor. Flight EZY6...

Barcelona - A City That Could Teach London a Thing or Two About Access

Mik Scarlet | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Mik Scarlet

I have just returned from a holiday in the city of Barcelona. It is a wonderful holiday destination, and my wife and I love it so much we are looking into possibly relocating there. Part of the attraction for me is the wheelchair access.

"Live Like a Tourist, Travel Like a Local..."

Gina Lyons | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Gina Lyons

My boyfriend's Dad has travelled the world and recently gave us the best piece of advice. He said we should "live in our own cities like tourists, and travel the globe like we are locals". I loved the suggestion the minute he told me I vowed to put it into practice when I went to Madrid

Pregnant Woman Collapses And Dies At Spanish Airport

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 02.10.2013 | UK

A young pregnant Briton has died at an airport in Spain as she prepared to board a flight home after a family celebration. A spokeswoman for Catalo...

'All My Certificates Aren't Worth The S*** I Clean From Toilets'

The Huffington Post UK | Charlotte Meredith | Posted 02.10.2013 | UK

The harsh reality facing Spain's lost generation has been painfully showcased after an online rant by a young Spaniard with three degrees went viral. ...

Jessica Elgot

Shocking Spanish Play Shows Gibraltar Brits Killed By Soldiers

HuffingtonPost.com | Jessica Elgot | Posted 28.11.2013 | UK

Competitors in a fancy dress competition at a Spanish village fete put together a shocking play showing a Spanish tank opening fire on socks-and-sanda...

Five Years On, Financial Crisis Has Transformed China's Reputation as a Global Power

Andrew Hammond | Posted 19.11.2013 | UK
Andrew Hammond

Five years on, the dust is still settling but it is clear that the consequences have been more than financial. In terms of perceptions, many international publics believe the economic balance of power has swung sharply toward China.