After Spain ordered Catalonia to remove pro-independence symbols from public buildings, Catalan president Quim Torra responded Thursday by replacing a banner with a yellow ribbon outside the regional government's headquarters with another one.
Moving abroad can be daunting, especially if you’re used to regularly seeing close friends and family. It might not be as easy to drop in for a cup of coffee but with a bit of effort you can maintain and even strengthen your relationships.
This means rooftop and it's a crucial word to know as we get into the warmer weather
Frankfurt isn’t as diverse as Berlin? It’s too sleepy to rival Hamburg’s raucous nightlife? It can’t rival Munich’s great outdoors? The German finance capital is often characterized as provincial. But a closer look shows that it has great things to offer.
London has always had a certain allure that pulls in entrepreneurs from near and far. As one of the world’s most connected cities, a top financial centre and a multicultural melting pot, countless professionals from Europe and beyond are drawn to London like moths to a flame.
How many English-speaking folk live in Spain and where all they all?
Writer Paul Connolly explains why Sweden’s High Coast is home to the ‘Swedish dream’ and how moving there can help you to find life’s Swede spot.
Britons across Europe will be anxiously watching events in London on Tuesday and will no doubt have mixed feelings about whether they want the deal to pass.
Some costumes weigh more than 80 kg, stand more than five metres high and are wheeled onto stage in the battle to be crowned 2019 Santa Cruz de Tenerife Carnival Queen.
Imagine a destination that delights your every sense. One that presents a beautiful array of natural landscapes, where life's stresses and strains melt away in the heat of the golden sun.
Today's word of the day is 'acuerdo'. This means a variety of things but is most commonly used to agree to something.
Spanish PM Pedro Sanchez has called a snap national election for April. Matthew Bennett explores what the possible outcomes could be for Spain and the impact that Brexit could have on the election campaign.
The former chief of Catalonia' police force said Thursday his officers were ready to arrest the region's ex-president Carles Puigdemont during the failed 2017 independence bid, if they had been asked to do so by judicial authorities.
The Local gives you the run down on where to see some of Spain's wackiest carnivals.
Adventurer Kade Krichko shares some insider knowledge on the Spanish winter resort of Formigal.
Most EU member states have passed legislation or intend to, aimed at safeguarding the rights of Britons living there. However certain countries are more generous and more accommodating than others. Here's a look at how they square up.
Friday March 8th is the day that women across Spain will take action to demand equality.
A brutal rape at Pamplona's 2016 running of the bulls outraged Spain. Then came #MeToo. With ever more Spaniards taking up the feminist mantle, schools – many of which are not coed – lag behind.
This is essential reading for anyone letting out or renting a property in Spain from March 2019.
Have you conquered Spanish yet?
Denmark has once again been rated one of the world's happiest countries.
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There's 68 days until the General Election in Spain and politicians are already mixing Biblical metaphors with Civil War rhetoric. The gloves are most definitely off, writes Matthew Bennett.
From sunset strolls to fireside cosiness Spain offers the perfect setting to woo your sweetheart. Here are some of our favourites.
Ex-Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has avoided jail for tax fraud as part of a deal with Spanish prosecutors revealed Tuesday but will pay a fine of close to two million euros.
A Spanish university already accused of gifting degrees to high-profile politicians is also being probed for allegedly giving away diplomas.
Between Gaudi’s park and Barceloneta beach, Barcelona is a sea-and-city double threat. We’ve got the lowdown on the best low-cost hotels in the area, which will let you experience life in the Catalan capital – and still have euros left over for a glass of sangria or two.
What is it about the land of churros and sangria that makes life in Spain so healthy?
Are you a fatty, half an orange or just somebody's darling? The Local gives you the most affectionate names to call your Valentine.
A shadowy dissident group dedicated to overthrowing Kim Jong Un was behind a raid on Madrid's North Korean embassy last month, the Washington Post has reported, offering the latest explanation for the mysterious event.