In the Spanish enclave of Melilla in northern Morocco, 19-year-old Issam crouches near the port after hopping over a fence across one of the only land borders bridging Europe and Africa.
Moving is never easy. Even a move across town requires significant planning, preparation and, of course, packing! Here are our tips for how to make your international relocation as smooth and stress-free as possible.
Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez said Thursday his government was aiming to reach an agreement with the UK over the post-Brexit future of the territory of Gibraltar by the middle of next month.
Two recent graduates of EMLYON in Lyon explain why both the business school and the city are perfect for ambitious students seeking international careers.
A new academy is shaking up traditional distance learning with a combined approach that strikes the perfect balance for expat families.
Graham Hunt is a Brit who has spent more than half his life living in Spain. Here he takes a cheeky look at what we all hate about living here.
Malta’s up-and-coming capital took centre stage when it was crowned 2018’s Capital of Culture, but there’s much more to the enigmatic island than Valletta. The Local’s Commercial Editor took a whirlwind tour of the Mediterranean’s best-kept secret.
Pedro Sanchez has defended his government's controversial decision to go ahead with the delivery of 400 laser-guided bombs to Saudi Arabia.
Anyone who says learning a foreign language is easy is pulling your leg. But if you commit to learning every day, find the right combination of teachers (and technology), you can speak a new tongue in just three months.
They may have been freed to walk the streets despite a conviction for sexually abusing a teenager during San Fermin festivities in Pamplona, but having fun is proving easy against the strength of public opinion against them.
An MBA could be what you need to take the elusive next step in your career.
The exhibitions assemble photographs by both internationally renowned artists and homegrown Spanish favourites.
More than one million Catalans took to the streets of Barcelona to demand independence on their national day.
Andy Pardy, who grew up in Germany, has carved an ‘O’ in the Arctic Circle, an ‘S’ that starts in a Scottish loch and wraps around Ireland, and slept amidst wild dogs in Romania.
Explicitly erotic sculptures inspired by ancient Greek ceramic art are making waves at a marina in the Spanish city of Valencia.
Barcelona is one of the most popular city destinations in Europe attracting millions of tourists each year, but the city still has a host of hidden gems just waiting to be discovered.
Our Spanish word of today is truly magical!
Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez vowed Monday to reform the constitution to end judicial privileges enjoyed by politicians, judges, royals and other top officials which can shield them from corruption charges.
More than 40 years after his death, dictator General Francisco Franco is about to be exhumed from his tomb.
An entire village with mountain views to die for offer the potential for a thriving rural holiday business
A Spanish court ruled Tuesday against extraditing Herve Falciani, a former HSBC analyst who leaked documents alleging widespread tax evasion, to Switzerland.
Latvian and Lithuanian neo-pagans have called on Pope Francis to end local Catholic opposition to their quest for religious recognition in the Baltic states, ahead of the pontiff's visit to the region Saturday.
Spain's jobless queue shortened in 2017 thanks to a record year for tourism, even if many posts created remain unstable and salaries are still low.
The closure of an iconic pastry store in Barcelona prompts James Blick to reflect on how tourism must work to prevent cities from becoming wastelands of sameness.
One worker died and 11 others were injured after scaffolding collapsed during renovation work at Madrid's Ritz hotel Tuesday, emergency services said.
Police have charged a man with the premeditated murder of a Spanish golfer, Celia Barquin Arozamena, who investigators say was assaulted and killed on a golf course in the US state of Iowa.
A Spanish university chancellor has been accused of being a little too keen on "copy and paste".
If the prospect of crowded beaches and noisy hotel pools is putting you off your summer holidays in Spain, The Local has rounded up ten amazing natural pools where you can chill out in peace.
Don't let the Spanish summer get the better of you. Here's how to avoid heatstroke.
Spain is a brilliant place to spend all or part of a Gap Year.
Manchester City midfielder David Silva on Monday called time on his distinguished 12-year international career with Spain.