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Woman gets jail term for tweets as critics worry about free speech in Spain

Woman gets jail term for tweets as critics worry about free speech in Spain

A Spanish court on Wednesday sentenced a young woman to jail for posting jokes on Twitter about the 1973 assassination of a senior figure in the Franco dictatorship.

How to help your child adjust to life abroad

How to help your child adjust to life abroad

Moving abroad can be a big adjustment for anyone - and it's even harder when the move wasn't your choice. So how do you help your children settle in when your family makes the move? One Swedish startup is helping to answer this question.

 
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US expats: don't let the IRS put you in a bad mood this tax season

US expats: don't let the IRS put you in a bad mood this tax season

Check out these simple ways to avoid the US taxpayer blues while living abroad.

 
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Seven aspects of learning Spanish that really baffle English speakers

Seven aspects of learning Spanish that really baffle English speakers

Learning a language is a minefield of embarrassment, frustration and potential rudeness – heaven forbid! Matt Mills, a Barcelona-based Briton, examines the perils.

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How a unique International MBA helps women shatter the glass ceiling

How a unique International MBA helps women shatter the glass ceiling

Increasingly, the leaders of the international business world are female. And as more and more women are becoming entrepreneurs, one unique MBA programme is helping to give them the tools to succeed.

 
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Ten gorgeous undiscovered Spanish seaside towns

Ten gorgeous undiscovered Spanish seaside towns

You've heard of the partying capitals in Mallorca or the gastronomic hubs of San Sebastián - but what about the other lovable seaside towns in Spain?

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How to make expat money transfers cheaper and more efficient

How to make expat money transfers cheaper and more efficient

There are many ways to transfer money between countries – how do you choose? For Alicia, after trying several services, the answer was clear.

 
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7 reasons you should have international health insurance

7 reasons you should have international health insurance

Are you covered in your new country? And what happens if there's an emergency?

 
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Have you walked 'the world's most dangerous' footpath?

Have you walked 'the world's most dangerous' footpath?

Tickets go on sale this week for the Caminito del Rey.

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What a 'no deal' Brexit would mean for healthcare of British pensioners in Spain

What a 'no deal' Brexit would mean for healthcare of British pensioners in Spain

At the moment Brits in Spain enjoy free healthcare but that could change with Brexit.

Priest who dressed up as Hugh Hefner and simulated sex with male playboy bunnies seeks forgiveness

Priest who dressed up as Hugh Hefner and simulated sex with male playboy bunnies seeks forgiveness

The parish priest from the Galician town of Cuntis has apologised for his “misguided” carnival costume which saw him posing on a float as the Playboy founder along with men dressed as Playboy bunnies.

Race to lead Spain's Socialists heats up

Race to lead Spain's Socialists heats up

The race for the leadership of Spain's main opposition Socialists heated up Sunday as the president of the southern Andalusia region launched her bid to head the deeply-divided party.

After crisis, Spain textiles sector dons new colours

After crisis, Spain textiles sector dons new colours

In 2016, the number of textile firms stopped falling for the first time since 2008, stabilising at around 3,500 companies.

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Norway arrests 40 young people in organised crime raid

Norway arrests 40 young people in organised crime raid

Police have arrested dozens of people, mostly between the ages of 16-20, in a series of raids on schools and homes near Oslo.

 

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Seven reasons why Spain is failing on human rights

Seven reasons why Spain is failing on human rights

From police brutality, failure to meet refugee relocation quotas, and eroding the right to freedom speech, Spain still has a long way to go on human rights, according to a report by Amnesty International.

Two arrested in Spain for smuggling cocaine in fake bananas

Two arrested in Spain for smuggling cocaine in fake bananas

Spanish police have arrested two men suspected of smuggling cocaine hidden inside fake bananas made of resin.

Spanish police arrest 14 and seize massive doping stash

Spanish police arrest 14 and seize massive doping stash

Spain arrested 14 people and seized more than three million doses of banned growth hormones in a crackdown on trafficking of performance-enhancing drugs in sports, officials said on Thursday.

Schoolboy swipes gran's €10,000 life savings and shares it with classmates

Schoolboy swipes gran's €10,000 life savings and shares it with classmates

It could have been an incredible act of generosity or a misguided attempt to win friends but it certainly tested even the most doting of grandmother’s love.

'A man of 65 can have a child, and yet they question a woman: why?'

'A man of 65 can have a child, and yet they question a woman: why?'

Spain’s oldest new mother has spoken out to answer her critics and justify her decision to give birth to twins at the age of 64.

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Spain's economy minister rules himself out of the running for Eurogroup presidency

Spain's economy minister rules himself out of the running for Eurogroup presidency

Spain's Economy Minister Luis de Guindos said on Tuesday he was not in the running to head up the Eurogroup, whose current chief Jeroen Dijsselbloem is facing calls to resign.