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Ryanair cancels dozens of flights to Spain on Friday amid cabin crew strike

Ryanair cancels dozens of flights to Spain on Friday amid cabin crew strike

Ryanair has cancelled 190 of its 2,400 scheduled flights on Friday due to a strike by cabin crews in Belgium, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Portugal and Spain.

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Six things to think about before moving abroad with your family

Six things to think about before moving abroad with your family

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.

 
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Safety warning over tablets in cars after child’s death in Galicia

Safety warning over tablets in cars after child’s death in Galicia

A three-year-old girl died from cranial injuries suffered when she banged her head against the screen of the tablet she was playing on when the car she was travelling in collided with a school bus.

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Is an MBA the trick to launching your international career?

Is an MBA the trick to launching your international career?

An MBA could be what you need to take the elusive next step in your career.

 
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IN PICS: Spanish PM meets Canadian PM

IN PICS: Spanish PM meets Canadian PM

Pedro Sanchez met Canadian premier Justin Trudeau on Sunday in Toronto in the first official visit by a Spanish prime minister to Canada since 2002.

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What makes Lyon the perfect city for international MBA students?

What makes Lyon the perfect city for international MBA students?

Two recent graduates of EMLYON in Lyon explain why both the business school and the city are perfect for ambitious students seeking international careers.

 
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Seven habits you will never be able to truly master like a Spaniard

Seven habits you will never be able to truly master like a Spaniard

It doesn't matter how long you live here or how hard you try there are just some things that you will never be able to do as well as a Spaniard.

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Six reasons expat parents should consider distance learning or boarding school

Six reasons expat parents should consider distance learning or boarding school

A new academy is shaking up traditional distance learning with a combined approach that strikes the perfect balance for expat families.

 
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Spanish PM defends sending weapons to Saudis after U-turn

Spanish PM defends sending weapons to Saudis after U-turn

Pedro Sanchez has defended his government's controversial decision to go ahead with the delivery of 400 laser-guided bombs to Saudi Arabia.

Winter getaway: The Mediterranean island with 'the best climate in the world'

Winter getaway: The Mediterranean island with 'the best climate in the world'

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.

 
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La Manada sex attackers chased away from Seville public pool

La Manada sex attackers chased away from Seville public pool

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.

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IN PICS: The 10 best exhibitions at PHotoEspaña 2018

IN PICS: The 10 best exhibitions at PHotoEspaña 2018

The exhibitions assemble photographs by both internationally renowned artists and homegrown Spanish favourites.

IN PICS: One million protesters rally in Barcelona for Catalan independence

IN PICS: One million protesters rally in Barcelona for Catalan independence

More than one million Catalans took to the streets of Barcelona to demand independence on their national day.

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An open letter from the British ambassador to British citizens living in Spain

An open letter from the British ambassador to British citizens living in Spain

Simon Manley has written an open letter to all British residents in Spain regarding the latest Brexit developments.

IN PICS: Ancient Greece-inspired erotic art sparks debate in Valencia

IN PICS: Ancient Greece-inspired erotic art sparks debate in Valencia

Explicitly erotic sculptures inspired by ancient Greek ceramic art are making waves at a marina in the Spanish city of Valencia.

Off the beaten track: Ten of the best secrets to discover in Barcelona

Off the beaten track: Ten of the best secrets to discover in Barcelona

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.

Spanish Word of the Day: 'Sobremesa'

Spanish Word of the Day: 'Sobremesa'

Today we delve into a rather interesting cultural phenomenon in Spain.

Energy, EU, migration on the agenda as Macron heads to Spain

Energy, EU, migration on the agenda as Macron heads to Spain

France's Emmanuel Macron makes his first visit as president to Spain on Thursday, in his push to overhaul the EU.

Spain just passed a decree allowing exhumation of Franco

Spain just passed a decree allowing exhumation of Franco

More than 40 years after his death, dictator General Francisco Franco is about to be exhumed from his tomb.

10 point guide to buying property in Northern Spain
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10 point guide to buying property in Northern Spain

With it's mountains and valleys dotted with rural communities within easy reach of a wild Atlantic coast, Northern Spain couldn't be more different from the over-developed Mediterranean resorts.

Spain rejects extraditing 'Swiss Leaks' whistelblower, Herve Falciani

Spain rejects extraditing 'Swiss Leaks' whistelblower, Herve Falciani

A Spanish court ruled Tuesday against extraditing Herve Falciani, a former HSBC analyst who leaked documents alleging widespread tax evasion, to Switzerland.

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Frenchman gets first fine for street harassment

Frenchman gets first fine for street harassment

"This is the first conviction for sexist insults in the country."

 

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Freelancing in Madrid: A survivor's guide
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Freelancing in Madrid: A survivor's guide

Thinking of becoming freelance in Madrid? Then you need to know how to register as an autonomo and where to find the right working space to suit you.

OPINION: Tourism is a solution, not a problem

OPINION: Tourism is a solution, not a problem

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.

Spanish doctor charged with child sex abuse in Sweden

Spanish doctor charged with child sex abuse in Sweden

A Spanish doctor faces trial in Sweden, charged with sexually abusing 52 child patients, including several counts of aggravated rape, between 2015 and 2017.

Real Madrid's Santiago Bernabeu given green light for upgrade

Real Madrid's Santiago Bernabeu given green light for upgrade

Real Madrid's plan to upgrade the Santiago Bernabeu by 2022 at a cost of €525 million was given the green light on Sunday.

Spain 'mastergate' university faces new degree giveaway claims

Spain 'mastergate' university faces new degree giveaway claims

A Spanish university already accused of gifting degrees to high-profile politicians is also being probed for allegedly giving away diplomas.

Ten incredible natural swimming spots in Spain

Ten incredible natural swimming spots in Spain

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.

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.

Spanish farmers go nuts for almonds as demand booms

Spanish farmers go nuts for almonds as demand booms

Surging worldwide demand for almonds is pushing Spanish farmers to replace traditional wheat and sunflower fields with almond orchards, transforming the landscape in the south of the country.

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U-turn: Spain WILL deliver laser-guided bombs to Saudis

U-turn: Spain WILL deliver laser-guided bombs to Saudis

In a disappointing U-turn, Spain has said it will go ahead with the controversial delivery of 400 laser-guided bombs to Saudi Arabia, engaged in a bloody conflict in Yemen.