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Zara's billionaire boss now has a global real estate empire

Zara's billionaire boss now has a global real estate empire

Spain's Amancio Ortega has become the main real estate proprietor of London's Oxford Street, Europe's busiest shopping street.

How to negotiate a personalized expat health insurance plan

How to negotiate a personalized expat health insurance plan

A step-by-step guide for all expats with a health insurance.

 
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Exiled Catalan minister Clara Ponsati hands herself in to police in Scotland

Exiled Catalan minister Clara Ponsati hands herself in to police in Scotland

Former Catalan minister Clara Ponsati, wanted in Spain for her role in the region's unilateral bid for independence in 2017, was arrested by Scottish police on Thursday.

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Property in Spain: The six Spanish villages that cost less than a two-bedroom flat in Madrid or Barcelona
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Property in Spain: The six Spanish villages that cost less than a two-bedroom flat in Madrid or Barcelona

Have you always dreamed of a idyll retreat surrounded by countryside and with no noisy neighbours?

The European university turning student ideas into startups

The European university turning student ideas into startups

Has this university in southern Sweden found the recipe for innovation?

 
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Your views: 'It makes more sense for Brits to have the vote in Spain than the UK'

Your views: 'It makes more sense for Brits to have the vote in Spain than the UK'

As a Briton living in Spain would you rather vote in the Spanish parliamentary elections or in the UK general election? The question divided our readers with many supporting the view they should have the vote in the country where they pay taxes.

OPINION: Lucky? It takes a lot of effort to pursue the 'expat' dream in Spain

OPINION: Lucky? It takes a lot of effort to pursue the 'expat' dream in Spain

Sue Wilson explores how expats in Spain are viewed from back home and explains that it takes more than just luck to retire here.

Spanish Word of the Day: 'Boina'

Spanish Word of the Day: 'Boina'

Today's Spanish Word of the Day can be an item of clothing but also something in that's sometimes in the sky.

Top ten heartiest tapas to enjoy when it's cold outside

Top ten heartiest tapas to enjoy when it's cold outside

One of the best things about the cold months in Spain is that it's a perfect excuse to enjoy winter warming dishes.

GALLERY: Discover Spain's breathtaking national parks

GALLERY: Discover Spain's breathtaking national parks

Autumn is a really great time to explore Spain's amazing national parks.

PROFILE: Popular Party leader Pablo Casado

PROFILE: Popular Party leader Pablo Casado

The young leader of Spain's conservative Popular Party, Pablo Casado, has toned down his harsh rhetoric ahead of Sunday's repeat general election after leading the PP to its worst ever results with an aggressive campaign the last time around.

Debunking the myth: How true are Spanish stereotypes?
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Debunking the myth: How true are Spanish stereotypes?

Spaniards are loud, lazy and love a nice long siesta... don't they?

Group of friends buy entire abandoned Spanish village to fulfil retirement dream

Group of friends buy entire abandoned Spanish village to fulfil retirement dream

A group of friends have all chipped in their savings to buy up an entire abandoned village in Galicia to fulfil their retirement dreams.

OPINION: Franco's gone, now it's time to bury his ideas too

OPINION: Franco's gone, now it's time to bury his ideas too

Richard Torné reflects on the recent exhumation of the Spanish dictator and what it tells us about modern Spain.

La Tomatina: Everything you need to know about Spain's epic food fight fiesta

La Tomatina: Everything you need to know about Spain's epic food fight fiesta

Every year on the last Wednesday in August the town of Buñol prepares to get seriously messy when it stages what has become the world's biggest food fight.