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Spain threatens to cut Catalonia funds over referendum

Spain threatens to cut Catalonia funds over referendum

Spain's central government on Friday threatened to cut off funds for Catalonia unless the region's administration can prove it is not using state money to prepare a referendum on independence.

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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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Top ten: Spain's best natural swimming spots

Top ten: Spain's best natural swimming spots

The best place to bathe isn't always at the seaside!

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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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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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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.

Are you my surreal dad? Dalí to be exhumed in paternity case

Are you my surreal dad? Dalí to be exhumed in paternity case

Salvador Dalí's remains are to be exhumed today in a bid to test a fortune teller's claims the renowned surrealist is her father.

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Ten top tips to avoid being pickpocketed in Spain

Ten top tips to avoid being pickpocketed in Spain

Don't let pickpockets ruin your day. Here is a run down of the most common scams used in Spain to help you avoid becoming a victim.

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.

Disgraced banker found dead on country estate after shooting himself with hunting rifle

Disgraced banker found dead on country estate after shooting himself with hunting rifle

Miguel Blesa, the disgraced former chairman of Spanish savings bank Caja Madrid was found dead at his country estate on Wednesday, where he reportedly shot himself in the chest.

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Italy hits back at neighbours' 'threats' on border security

Italy hits back at neighbours' 'threats' on border security

Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni has warned Rome will not accept either "lessons" or "threats" from neighbours on border security amid tension over Europe's migrant crisis.

 

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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.

Spain's La Liga draw postponed after fraud arrests

Spain's La Liga draw postponed after fraud arrests

The Spanish football federation has pushed back a draw for the upcoming football league calendar until Friday following the arrest of its president.

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.

Spanish party islands call for ban on booze on flights

Spanish party islands call for ban on booze on flights

Authorities in the Balearic Islands have appealed to the European Union to impose a ban on alcohol at airports and on flights in a bid to stop 'anti-social' drunken antics.

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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Trump administration goes after Spanish olive imports

Trump administration goes after Spanish olive imports

In Washington's latest move against what it considers unfair trade, authorities have launched an investigation into whether Spanish olive imports are improperly subsidized, hurting American companies.