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Six injured after drunk driver ploughs through pedestrians in Marbella

Six injured after drunk driver ploughs through pedestrians in Marbella

At least six people, including a baby, were injured after the driver of a 4x4 tried to evade police in the resort of Puerto Banos.

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6 reasons you should study a foreign language abroad

6 reasons you should study a foreign language abroad

If you’ve ever thought about learning a foreign language or exploring a new country, you should probably read this.

 
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Messi magic inspires Barça to retain Copa del Rey

Messi magic inspires Barça to retain Copa del Rey

A Lionel Messi masterclass salvaged some silverware to end Barcelona's season and gave coach Luis Enrique a victorious send-off as the Catalans retained the Copa del Rey with a 3-1 win over Deportivo Alavés on Saturday.

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'I didn't consider anywhere else': studying at top culinary school Ferrandi Paris

'I didn't consider anywhere else': studying at top culinary school Ferrandi Paris

A career in the culinary world is a pipe dream for many. But for those with the passion and determination to make it a reality, Ferrandi Paris is a clear choice.

 
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How to get the dream tech job you always wanted

How to get the dream tech job you always wanted

Europe’s tech industry is booming, giving rise to a range of programming ‘bootcamps’ that offer tech literacy more quickly and affordably than traditional degree programs. The Local finds out more.

 
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How to sound cool on a night out in Spain

How to sound cool on a night out in Spain

Ever wondered how to shout out 'what a rip-off' when a Spanish waiter overcharges you? The Local lists some of Spain's essential bar culture slang.

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Why Lucerne is a summer paradise for career discovery

Why Lucerne is a summer paradise for career discovery

You may think Switzerland is all about winter holidays. But it’s also a summer paradise with the power to transform your career thanks to outstanding programmes from Swiss Education Group.

 
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Overseas voters urged to have their say in the UK general election

Overseas voters urged to have their say in the UK general election

With the UK general election just six weeks away on June 8th, it’s important to remember to register to vote if you can and want to have your say.

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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DJ Robert Miles dies in Ibiza aged just 47

DJ Robert Miles dies in Ibiza aged just 47

The trance DJ and producer, Robert Miles died in Ibiza on Tuesday evening after a battle with cancer.

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Online auctions 2017: design trends and insights from Barnebys

Online auctions 2017: design trends and insights from Barnebys

How has global demand for the most sought-after designers changed in last decade? A new report from leading art and auction search engine Barnebys reveals some surprising trends.

 
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Spain's hotels clampdown on holidaymakers' bogus food poisoning claims

Spain's hotels clampdown on holidaymakers' bogus food poisoning claims

Spanish hoteliers have launched measures to protect themselves against fraudulent food poisoning claims that cost the industry more than €60 million last year alone.

'Keep calm' over Gibraltar, EU's Brexit negotiator tells Britain

'Keep calm' over Gibraltar, EU's Brexit negotiator tells Britain

The EU's Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier urged Britain on Tuesday to "keep calm and negotiate" after a row broke out over the fate of the rocky outcrop of Gibraltar.

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Spain steps up roadside tests to crack down on drunk drivers

Spain steps up roadside tests to crack down on drunk drivers

Spanish traffic authorities are cracking down on drunk driving after a spate of recent accidents resulting in the death of cyclists on the road.

Spain's Socialist Pedro Sanchez just made a stunning comeback

Spain's Socialist Pedro Sanchez just made a stunning comeback

Spain's opposition Socialists re-elected Pedro Sanchez, a fierce critic of the ruling conservatives, as their leader Sunday, in a political revival likely to threaten the country's shaky minority government.

La Liga brings boost to Spanish economy

La Liga brings boost to Spanish economy

La Liga is so lucrative it is set to double its contribution to Spain's economy, reaching almost two per cent of the country's GDP by 2019.

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Berlin man taken to hospital after homophobic attack by family with kids: police

Berlin man taken to hospital after homophobic attack by family with kids: police

A man in Berlin reported being insulted and attacked by a family, including by children, due to his sexuality, according to police.

 

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80 years on from the Guernica bombing and Spain is still struggling to honour historical memory

80 years on from the Guernica bombing and Spain is still struggling to honour historical memory

Spain has specific laws on protecting historical memory, and yet some would rather forget about them altogether.

Elderly couple devoured by own pet dogs in Mallorca

Elderly couple devoured by own pet dogs in Mallorca

An elderly couple were discovered to have been eaten by their own dogs after dying at their home in Mallorca at least two months ago.

Football: Atletico comeback falls short as Real Madrid reach final

Football: Atletico comeback falls short as Real Madrid reach final

Real Madrid inflicted a fourth Champions League elimination on Atletico Madrid in as many years on Wednesday, losing their semi-final second leg 2-1 but progressing to the final 4-2 on aggregate.

Madrid school in sexism row over knitting for girls and football for boys

Madrid school in sexism row over knitting for girls and football for boys

A school in the Madrid suburb of Alcorcón is being investigated after it emerged that while boys were sent on an extracurricular trip to the Real Madrid stadium, female pupils were offered crochet classes.

Seven marvellous things to do in May in Spain

Seven marvellous things to do in May in Spain

With longer and warmer days, May is the month when Spaniards take to the streets to throw fiesta after fiesta.

Spain's healthcare ranks among top ten in world

Spain's healthcare ranks among top ten in world

Spain is ranked eighth in the world for its standard of healthcare, according to new research, above that of France, Germany and the UK.

12 signs you have cracked the Spanish language

12 signs you have cracked the Spanish language

How do you know when you've really mastered the Spanish language? If you can tick off most of the signs on this list, then you'll be well on your way.

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Spanish climber sets new record for Everest climb

Spanish climber sets new record for Everest climb

Spanish mountaineer Kilian Jornet has set a record for the fastest ascent of Mount Everest without fixed ropes or supplementary oxygen, climbing the world's highest peak in just 26 hours, his team said Tuesday.