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Tourism: The problem with Ibiza

Tourism: The problem with Ibiza

Ever increasing numbers of tourists are visiting the party island of Ibiza. And it's taking its toll on locals.

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Baby dolphin dies after being mobbed by selfie-seeking beachgoers

Baby dolphin dies after being mobbed by selfie-seeking beachgoers

Marine rescuers have slammed misguided bathers after the death of a stranded infant dolphin off a beach in southern Spain, blaming them for hastening its death with their quest for the ultimate holiday snap.

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Top 10 Spanish treats to keep you cool in summer

Top 10 Spanish treats to keep you cool in summer

As Spain starts to swelter The Local brings you our list of the best Spanish treats to cool you down as the mercury rises.

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Spain won't seek to recover Gibraltar in Brexit talks: minister

Spain won't seek to recover Gibraltar in Brexit talks: minister

Spain will not set as a condition in Brexit talks that it recovers Gibraltar, its foreign minister said in a Sunday interview that could ease tensions over the disputed British territory.

Franco's summer palace to offer guided tours that 'glorify the dictator'

Franco's summer palace to offer guided tours that 'glorify the dictator'

The Francisco Franco Foundation has chosen to run guided tours of the palatial retreat in Galicia where Spain’s dictator and his family spent their summer holidays claiming it’s “an excellent opportunity to show the general public the greatness of the figure of Francisco Franco”.

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Anarchists are targeting tourists in Spain’s busiest resorts. This is why:

Anarchists are targeting tourists in Spain’s busiest resorts. This is why:

A group of young anarchists are carrying out protests against mass tourism in Barcelona and Palma. Who are they and what are they so angry about?

Spaniards find El Dorado in Germany, but only temporarily

Spaniards find El Dorado in Germany, but only temporarily

Germany's solid job market has attracted tens of thousands of southern Europeans seeking an El Dorado while crisis strangles their home economies, but few view Europe's biggest economy as a permanent home.

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Spain files legal challenge to Catalan referendum move

Spain files legal challenge to Catalan referendum move

The Spanish government has filed an appeal with the country's constitutional court against a reform passed by the Catalan parliament to fast-track bills through the regional parliament, Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy said on Friday.

US gives up on extraditing 'London Whale' traders from France and Spain

US gives up on extraditing 'London Whale' traders from France and Spain

US prosecutors formally abandoned a four-year old case against two traders implicated in the "London Whale" scandal Friday, citing an inability to extradite the defendants to appear in an American court.

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Opinion: The fakers' little lies are eating our brains

Opinion: The fakers' little lies are eating our brains

As fake news sites lose their power, real news organizations risk being hijacked by the spread of little lies, writes The Local's co-founder James Savage.

Basques march in solidarity with Catalonia independence vote

Basques march in solidarity with Catalonia independence vote

Hundreds of Basques turned out on the streets on Saturday in support of Catalonia and its planned referendum on independence from Madrid, an ambition long fought for by Basque separatists.

'If I wasn't called Cristiano Ronaldo I wouldn't be here’: Real Madrid star in court

'If I wasn't called Cristiano Ronaldo I wouldn't be here’: Real Madrid star in court

Cristiano Ronaldo is so frustrated by his tax troubles he told a Spanish court he "would like to return to England", radio station Cadena Ser reported on Saturday.

The intern's guide to surviving a summer in Spain

The intern's guide to surviving a summer in Spain

This is everything you need to know about doing an internship in Spain.

Meet Blat: The Barcelona dog that can detect lung cancer from sniffing a person’s breath

Meet Blat: The Barcelona dog that can detect lung cancer from sniffing a person’s breath

Every dog owner will tell you that their four-legged friend is brimming with special qualities. But in the case of this labrador-cross, it wouldn’t be an empty boast.

Recipe: How to make Andalusian Ajo Blanco soup

Recipe: How to make Andalusian Ajo Blanco soup

Ice cold, refreshing and a delicious alternative to gazpacho. Here is how to make Andalusian white garlic soup.

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Migrants found hidden in fairground rides in Spain's Ceuta

Migrants found hidden in fairground rides in Spain's Ceuta

Spanish police have found 30 Moroccan and Algerian migrants, 10 of them minors, hidden in fairground vehicles leaving the Spanish territory of Ceuta after an annual festival, they said Tuesday.