Spain reports first case of Omicron Covid variant

Spain reports first case of Omicron Covid variant

Spain said Monday it had detected its first case of the new Omicron strain of Covid-19 in a man who had recently arrived from South Africa.

The ultimate guide to buying a leg of ‘jamón’ in Spain at Christmas
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The ultimate guide to buying a leg of ‘jamón’ in Spain at Christmas

Why Spain’s Catalonia celebrates Christmas with someone having a poo

Why Spain’s Catalonia celebrates Christmas with someone having a poo

KEY POINTS: What are the new Covid travel rules between Spain and the UK?
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KEY POINTS: What are the new Covid travel rules between Spain and the UK?

Spain’s inflation soars to 29-year high

Spain’s inflation soars to 29-year high

What are the new international rules for travel to and from Spain this Christmas?
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What are the new international rules for travel to and from Spain this Christmas?

European healthcare: how does your country rank?

European healthcare: how does your country rank?

Most healthcare systems in Europe offer a good level of care. But which countries spend the most money on healthcare? Which do well in independent ratings? And which regions have the best life expectancy?

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How to become a Lord or Lady (and help save the Scottish Highlands)

How to become a Lord or Lady (and help save the Scottish Highlands)

Imagine it: You’re standing on a gently sloping hillside, looking out on a majestic snow-capped mountain ridge. The morning air is crisp, the subtle scent of heather mixing with the earthy peat. These are the Scottish Highlands - and you own a part of it, as a laird (lord) or lady.

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Is Spain proving facts rather than force can convince the unvaccinated?
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Is Spain proving facts rather than force can convince the unvaccinated?

While the more forceful approach of some governments is failing to convince many unvaccinated and making some even more uncompromising, vaccine champion Spain is giving them the facts and letting them decide. So far, it appears to be working.

Spain’s Catalonia suspends Covid health pass as website crashes

Spain’s Catalonia suspends Covid health pass as website crashes

MAP: Which regions in Spain now require a Covid health pass for daily affairs?
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MAP: Which regions in Spain now require a Covid health pass for daily affairs?

How many people in Spain have died after getting the Covid-19 vaccine?

How many people in Spain have died after getting the Covid-19 vaccine?

BREXIT: Can Spain legally offer more than 90 days to Britons?
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BREXIT: Can Spain legally offer more than 90 days to Britons?

Does Spain have to abide by the Schengen Area’s 90-day rule for third countries or can a deal be struck between Spanish and UK authorities which extends the current time limit?

Christmas travel between Spain and the UK: What can I not pack in my suitcase?
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Christmas travel between Spain and the UK: What can I not pack in my suitcase?

BREXIT: Spain scraps work visa requirement for UK touring artists 

BREXIT: Spain scraps work visa requirement for UK touring artists 

How to import a vehicle to Spain from outside of the EU
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How to import a vehicle to Spain from outside of the EU

Why you should move to this region in Spain if you want to pay less tax
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Why you should move to this region in Spain if you want to pay less tax

There's a region in Spain where residents pay less tax on their income, assets, inheritance and property transactions, with conditions that are especially beneficial for high-income earners.

EXPLAINED: The visas Americans need to live and work in Spain 
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EXPLAINED: The visas Americans need to live and work in Spain 

Driving in Spain: What are the extra costs of owning a car?
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Driving in Spain: What are the extra costs of owning a car?

RANKED: The regions in Spain with the best and worst quality of life
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RANKED: The regions in Spain with the best and worst quality of life

¡Madre mía! Ten ways to express surprise or shock in Spanish
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¡Madre mía! Ten ways to express surprise or shock in Spanish

Bart Simpson may say ‘¡Ay caramba!’ but in truth Spanish people have other more colourful ways of letting it be known that they are befuddled or flabbergasted by something.

Wet the doughnut: Ten hilarious Spanish expressions to refer to sex 
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Wet the doughnut: Ten hilarious Spanish expressions to refer to sex 

Why is Spain called Spain?
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Why is Spain called Spain?

Oysters, not hostias! How to ‘swear’ politely in Spanish

Oysters, not hostias! How to ‘swear’ politely in Spanish

KEY POINTS: What to know before buying a property at auction in Spain
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KEY POINTS: What to know before buying a property at auction in Spain

There are real bargains available when buying a property at auction in Spain, but you need to be pretty savvy in order to make a success of it. Here are nine important points to keep in mind if you're considering buying a house this way.

Property in Spain: price rises, rural homes struggle and plusvalía dates
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Property in Spain: price rises, rural homes struggle and plusvalía dates

EXPLAINED: What are Spain’s rules and taxes for Airbnb rentals?
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EXPLAINED: What are Spain’s rules and taxes for Airbnb rentals?

Plusvalía: The changes to Spain’s property tax that home owners should know about
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Plusvalía: The changes to Spain’s property tax that home owners should know about