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Balaeric Islands ban blood and death in the bullring

Balaeric Islands ban blood and death in the bullring

The Balearic regional parliament has voted in a raft of new measures that overhaul bullfights and ensure that no animals are hurt in the spectacle.

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Kickstart your coding career in tech-savvy Berlin

Kickstart your coding career in tech-savvy Berlin

Who says you need to have a programming background to be a part of Berlin’s booming tech startup scene?

 
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Football: England sink Spain to close in on quarters

Football: England sink Spain to close in on quarters

Fran Kirby and Jodie Taylor handed England a 2-0 win over Spain in a game marred by heavy rain in Breda on Sunday, to make it back-to-back victories at the women's Euro tournament.

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Why you are paying too much to send money abroad

Why you are paying too much to send money abroad

In a globalised world, transferring money abroad doesn't have to be costly and complicated.

 
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What international health plan best suits you?

What international health plan best suits you?

No two people and no two expat stories are the same – so why should health plans be?

 
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Top ten naughty Spanish expressions for sex

Top ten naughty Spanish expressions for sex

In this week's The Local List, we offer you a round-up of ten of the best naughty but nice Spanish expressions for sex guaranteed to leave you choking on your churros.

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WATCH: Spain's King Felipe VI calls for Gibraltar dialogue in speech to UK parliament

WATCH: Spain's King Felipe VI calls for Gibraltar dialogue in speech to UK parliament

King Felipe also called for a Brexit deal that would provide "stable living conditions" and "certainty" for hundreds of thousands of Spanish nationals living in Britain and Britons living in Spain.

Treasure hunters wanted: to retrieve sunken gold from 18thC Spanish galleon

Treasure hunters wanted: to retrieve sunken gold from 18thC Spanish galleon

Colombia is looking for investors willing to retrieve billions of dollars in Spanish gold and silver from an 18th century ship wreck off the country's Caribbean coast.

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GALLERY: Spain's most charming undiscovered towns

GALLERY: Spain's most charming undiscovered towns

We all know Seville is stunning, Barcelona's beautiful and Oviedo's awesome but Spain has dozens of small towns that are just waiting to be discovered.

Spain says it would not block general Brexit agreement over Gibraltar

Spain says it would not block general Brexit agreement over Gibraltar

Spain's Foreign Minister on Monday dismissed the idea that his country would block a general Brexit agreement over possible disagreements about Gibraltar.

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Italian missing for six years found barefoot and speechless in Madrid

Italian missing for six years found barefoot and speechless in Madrid

A man who disappeared in Palermo, Italy – and has been sought by Interpol since 2011 – has been found by police in Madrid.

Catalonia govt hit by resignations in pre-referendum crisis

Catalonia govt hit by resignations in pre-referendum crisis

Three prominent members of the government of Spain's northeastern region of Catalonia have resigned, just months before a planned independence referendum opposed by Madrid.

Autopsy confirms convicted Spanish banker committed suicide

Autopsy confirms convicted Spanish banker committed suicide

An autopsy on the body of the former head of Spanish bank Caja Madrid, who was sentenced to six years in prison for graft, confirms he committed suicide.

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Protesters wall off access to French migrant shelter

Protesters wall off access to French migrant shelter

Tensions around migrants are rising in south west France.

 

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Two dead in ‘igloo-sauna’ collapse at Spanish hippy commune

Two dead in ‘igloo-sauna’ collapse at Spanish hippy commune

Two people died and one was seriously injured after the roof collapsed in a hut made of reeds and mud where 15 people were taking a sauna.

Spanish prosecutors propose replacing Messi jail term with fine

Spanish prosecutors propose replacing Messi jail term with fine

Prosecutors in Barcelona say they are not against replacing football star Lionel Messi's 21-month jail sentence for tax fraud with a fine, a spokeswoman announced on Friday.

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.

Barcelona and Airbnb reach deal after months of conflict

Barcelona and Airbnb reach deal after months of conflict

Homesharing website Airbnb will remove adverts for lodgings in Barcelona that lack permits to host tourists under a deal reached Wednesday with city authorities after months of dispute.

How to avoid heatstroke when Spain starts to sizzle

How to avoid heatstroke when Spain starts to sizzle

Don't let the Spanish summer get the better of you. Here's how to avoid heatstroke.

DNA test confirms Julio Iglesias has secret son

DNA test confirms Julio Iglesias has secret son

A DNA test has confirmed that singer Julio Iglesias is the father of a 40-year-old man from Valencia.

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