Spain

Ritz-Carlton Abama review: a tantalising taste of Tenerife
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Ritz-Carlton Abama review: a tantalising taste of Tenerife

As a Marriott Bonvoy member, you can see (and taste) how Michelin-starred chefs create their magic
5 Mar 2020
Santa Catalina, a Royal Hideaway Hotel review
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Santa Catalina, a Royal Hideaway Hotel review

3 Mar 2020
What is an Earth sandwich?
In Brief

What is an Earth sandwich?

Two men create planet-sized snack by placing slices of bread on exact opposite sides of the planet
21 Jan 2020
Spain led by a coalition for the first time in 80 years
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Spain led by a coalition for the first time in 80 years

Pedro Sanchez has agreed historic deal with anti-austerity group
8 Jan 2020
Barcelona vs. Real Madrid: El Clasico becomes El Politico
Tvboy’s artwork of Gerard Pique and Sergio Ramos kissing calls for dialogue between Catalonia and Spain
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Barcelona vs. Real Madrid: El Clasico becomes El Politico

It’s not just a game between the top two teams in La Liga
18 Dec 2019
The countries hit by major protests in 2019
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The countries hit by major protests in 2019

Millions have taken to the streets across the globe this year demanding change
19 Nov 2019
Spanish election yields another hung parliament - what next?
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Spanish election yields another hung parliament - what next?

Polling fails to break the country's impasse and sets up months of negotiations
11 Nov 2019
What to expect in this weekend’s Spanish elections
Pedro Sanchez
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What to expect in this weekend’s Spanish elections

All indications are that Spain is heading down another political dead end - can anything change the political dynamic?
7 Nov 2019
Franco’s remains expose Spain’s modern-day divisions
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Franco’s remains expose Spain’s modern-day divisions

Long-running battle to rebury dictator ‘undeniable triumph’ for ruling Socialists amid accusations of political opportunism
25 Oct 2019
What happened at the Battle of Trafalgar?
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What happened at the Battle of Trafalgar?

Monday marks the 214th anniversary of Britain’s most famous naval victory
18 Oct 2019
How safe is it to visit Spain?
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How safe is it to visit Spain?

Barcelona hit by second night of violence as Catalan activists and police clash
16 Oct 2019
Will Catalonia ever gain independence?
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Will Catalonia ever gain independence?

Spanish PM says independence bid has ‘failed’ after conviction of 12 Catalan leaders
15 Oct 2019
How democracies are becoming harder to govern
Spanish acting Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez
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How democracies are becoming harder to govern

Experts say Spain is ‘paradigm’ for growing fragmentation and political division
18 Sep 2019
Spain flooding: UK Foreign Office issues travel warning
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Spain flooding: UK Foreign Office issues travel warning

‘Extreme risk’ alert as two people die in storm sweeping across Valencia, Alicante, Murcia and Almeria
13 Sep 2019
Is Spain heading to the polls again?
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Is Spain heading to the polls again?

Country could be set for fourth vote in four years after prime ministers fails to agree government
26 Jul 2019
Trampled in Pamplona: surviving the running of the bulls
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Trampled in Pamplona: surviving the running of the bulls

Comedian and author Andy Smart has run with the bulls 61 times - here is his advice on how to come out unscathed
5 Jul 2019
Jumeirah Port Sóller Hotel: understated luxury in Mallorca
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Jumeirah Port Sóller Hotel: understated luxury in Mallorca

Discover Dubai-style opulence hidden amidst the rugged Mediterranean landscapes
30 May 2019
Hotel Torralbenc Menorca review: unassumingly chic
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Hotel Torralbenc Menorca review: unassumingly chic

Exclusivity and seclusion just 11 minutes from the stunning island’s only airport
12 Apr 2019
Video: Real’s new Bernabeu will be ‘world’s best stadium’
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Video: Real’s new Bernabeu will be ‘world’s best stadium’

President Florentino Perez reveals plans for the Bernabeu redevelopment
3 Apr 2019
Video: Messi’s Getafe goal voted Barcelona’s best ever
Lionel Messi’s goal against Getafe in 2007 was voted Barcelona’s best ever by supporters
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Video: Messi’s Getafe goal voted Barcelona’s best ever

Argentine takes No.1, No.2 and No.3 spots in poll of 500,000 Barca supporters
29 Mar 2019
Woman dies after food poisoning outbreak at top restaurant
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Woman dies after food poisoning outbreak at top restaurant

The 46-year-old mother and 28 other people fell ill after eating at Riff in Valencia
22 Feb 2019
Spanish warship orders boats to leave Gibraltar waters
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Spanish warship orders boats to leave Gibraltar waters

Royal Navy sends boats to the Rock following threat to ships anchored off UK territory
18 Feb 2019
Catalan separatists begin ‘trial of the century’ in Madrid
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Catalan separatists begin ‘trial of the century’ in Madrid

Twelve people appear before Supreme Court charged with rebellion
13 Feb 2019
Barcelona vs. Real Madrid: team news and live stream details
Barcelona’s Lionel Messi in action against Real Madrid in a La Liga match in May 2018
In Review

Barcelona vs. Real Madrid: team news and live stream details

Will Barca star Lionel Messi be fit for the Copa del Rey semi-final first leg?
6 Feb 2019
Is Spain the next populist domino to fall?
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Is Spain the next populist domino to fall?

Far-right party wins seats in regional election for first time since the death of Francisco Franco
4 Dec 2018
Camp Nou to host Catalans Dragons vs. Wigan Warriors
FC Barcelona’s Camp Nou stadium has a 99,354-seat capacity
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Camp Nou to host Catalans Dragons vs. Wigan Warriors

It will be the first ever rugby league match at FC Barcelona’s stadium
30 Nov 2018
Gibraltar and Brexit: what are the main issues?
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Gibraltar and Brexit: what are the main issues?

The Rock faces a number of hurdles once the UK leaves the EU
21 Nov 2018
Brexit divisions appear between the EU27
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In Brief

Brexit divisions appear between the EU27

Spain threatens to veto deal over Gibraltar as infighting erupts ahead of Sunday’s summit
20 Nov 2018
Puente Romano review: Roman indulgence meets relaxation
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Puente Romano review: Roman indulgence meets relaxation

Regarded as one of the finest resorts in Spain, this special hideaway is a vibrant cornucopia of food, nature and history
7 Nov 2018
Real Madrid: Martinez a contender as Conte is ruled out
Spaniard Roberto Martinez has been head coach of Belgium since August 2016
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Real Madrid: Martinez a contender as Conte is ruled out

Pochettino could be offered a double-your-money deal to leave Tottenham
31 Oct 2018
Spanish drug lord caught after music video cameo
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Spanish drug lord caught after music video cameo

Francisco Tejon surrendered to police after starring role in reggaeton video
18 Oct 2018
Spain 2 England 3: reactions, headlines and best tweets
Raheem Sterling scores England’s first goal in their 3-2 win in Spain
In Brief

Spain 2 England 3: reactions, headlines and best tweets

Raheem Sterling ends his goal drought as the young Three Lions win in Seville
16 Oct 2018
Spain vs. England team news, starting XIs, TV channel
Spain captain Sergio Ramos will go up against England striker Harry Kane
In Review

Spain vs. England team news, starting XIs, TV channel

Spain star Sergio Ramos is impressed by England captain Harry Kane
15 Oct 2018
Spain thrash World Cup finalists Croatia 6-0
Spain 6 Croatia 0 Uefa Nations League
In Brief

Spain thrash World Cup finalists Croatia 6-0

Liberia President George Weah plays 79 minutes of friendly against Nigeria
12 Sep 2018
Why fewer tourists are visiting Spain
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Why fewer tourists are visiting Spain

Newly published figures reveal slump in international visitors in July
5 Sep 2018
La Bobadilla review: Spanish sighs in Granada
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La Bobadilla review: Spanish sighs in Granada

Get away from it all with a hotel that brings Moorish Spain back to life
22 Aug 2018
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