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'It’s unstoppable': What you need to know about the Gran Canaria wildfire

'It’s unstoppable': What you need to know about the Gran Canaria wildfire

A wildfire is raging out of control on the Spanish island of Gran Canaria, forcing more evacuations as flames in some parts rose so high even water-dropping planes were unable to operate.

VIDEO: Three surprising facts that will make you want to visit Malta

VIDEO: Three surprising facts that will make you want to visit Malta

Game of Thrones has ended but it lives on in Malta! Find out how and learn two more unexpected facts about this little archipelago in the middle of the Med.

 
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IN PICS: 18 photos that prove Benidorm is beautiful

IN PICS: 18 photos that prove Benidorm is beautiful

Let's face it, Benidorm isn't everyone's cup of tea. But a photographer is revealing that true beauty can be found in the most unlikely of resorts.

Five mindfulness practices for expats

Five mindfulness practices for expats

Moving abroad offers an exciting opportunity to live a happier and healthier life. But how can you make sure that you’re enjoying the experience to its fullest? That’s where practising mindfulness can help.

 
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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.

Scorchio! Temperatures to exceed 40C across eastern Spain

Scorchio! Temperatures to exceed 40C across eastern Spain

Spain’s meteorological agency has warned of exceedingly hot temperatures on Friday across much of eastern Spain from Catalonia in the north to Murcia in the south.

OPINION:  There’s a reason that more Brits live in Spain than any other European country and it's not just the sunshine

OPINION: There’s a reason that more Brits live in Spain than any other European country and it's not just the sunshine

Sue Wilson of Bremain in Spain reveals what she loves about living in a small seaside village in Valencia and how looking at it through tourist eyes brings a new perspective.

How can Sanchez avoid fresh elections in Spain?

How can Sanchez avoid fresh elections in Spain?

Spain's caretaker prime minister has vowed not to "throw in the towel" after he lost a post-election vote of confidence in parliament on Thursday but his options to remain in power and avoid fresh elections are limited.

Daily dilemmas: Is Spanish tortilla better with onions or without?

Daily dilemmas: Is Spanish tortilla better with onions or without?

It is an issue that deeply divides Spain, pits brother against brother, and leaves even the rivalry between Real Madrid and Barcelona in the shade: Which is better? Tortilla with onions or without?

These are the weird and wonderful ways Spain celebrates midsummer

These are the weird and wonderful ways Spain celebrates midsummer

No-one celebrates midsummer with quite the same flair and diversity as Spain where every region has it’s distinct traditions.

Spanish word of the day: 'Comecocos'

Spanish word of the day: 'Comecocos'

Today's word of the day in Spanish is comecocos a compound noun or adjective which has a literal meaning of eat coconuts.

Spain demands Catalonia close its 'embassies' in Berlin, Geneva and London

Spain demands Catalonia close its 'embassies' in Berlin, Geneva and London

Spain's central government said Tuesday it has asked a court to order Catalonia to close three offices representing the separatist-minded region's interests abroad.

Spanish opera community jumps to Placido Domingo's defence in sexual harassment allegations

Spanish opera community jumps to Placido Domingo's defence in sexual harassment allegations

Several members of Spain's opera community have leapt to Spanish tenor Placido Domingo's defence after other performers accused him of sexual harassment.

Spain votes in 'second round' local, regional, EU polls

Spain votes in 'second round' local, regional, EU polls

Spain votes in local, regional and European elections on Sunday seen as a "second round" for acting Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez as he seeks to form a new government and gain influence in the EU.

EU votes to scrap clock changes: What that means for Spain

EU votes to scrap clock changes: What that means for Spain

For more than 75 years, Spain has been living in the wrong time-zone. Is all that about to change?

La Manada: Spain's Supreme Court finds five men GUILTY in infamous gang rape case

La Manada: Spain's Supreme Court finds five men GUILTY in infamous gang rape case

The Supreme Court refuted a previous aquittal and sentenced the five men involved in the Pamplona attack to 15 years jail time for rape.

Housing: Rents soar by 50 percent within six years in Spanish cities

Housing: Rents soar by 50 percent within six years in Spanish cities

A new report by the Bank of Spain has confirmed what anyone who has tried to rent an apartment in one of Spain’s big cities knew already: rental prices have soared.

Brits in Spain: 'We pay our taxes and we want to integrate'

Brits in Spain: 'We pay our taxes and we want to integrate'

The Spanish Costas might have a reputation for being "Little Britain" in the sun given the number of UK nationals living there but some British residents argue the stereotype is unfair and that many Brits are well integrated in the Spanish way of life.

EU countries offer to take in migrants stranded in Mediterranean

EU countries offer to take in migrants stranded in Mediterranean

Almost 150 migrants are currently stranded on a Spanish rescue ship near the Italian island of Lampedusa.

The Ultimate A to Z Guide to Teaching English in Spain

The Ultimate A to Z Guide to Teaching English in Spain

This is everything you need to know to mentally prepare you for the school year ahead!

Driving in Spain: Everything you need to know about Operación Salida
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Driving in Spain: Everything you need to know about Operación Salida

This weekend marks the start of the big summer exodus when people flee the cities and drive to the countryside or the coast for their holidays.

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.

17 of the most amazing Unesco World Heritage sites to visit in Spain

17 of the most amazing Unesco World Heritage sites to visit in Spain

Spain has an impressive 47 locations listed as Unesco World Heritage sites for their cultural significance or natural beauty, including some that are entire towns. Here's a look at some of the most stunning.