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Spain says no Gibraltar 'red lines' in Brexit

Spain says no Gibraltar 'red lines' in Brexit

Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy said Saturday that Spain had no "red lines" on Gibraltar after EU leaders granted Madrid a veto over any future deal with Britain that would involve the territory.

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How to get the dream tech job you always wanted

How to get the dream tech job you always wanted

Europe’s tech industry is booming, giving rise to a range of programming ‘bootcamps’ that offer tech literacy more quickly and affordably than traditional degree programs. The Local finds out more.

 
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Madrid on 'high risk' security alert for European derby

Madrid on 'high risk' security alert for European derby

More than 2,000 security officers will oversee Real Madrid's Champions League semi-final, first leg with Atletico Madrid on Tuesday.

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Why Lucerne is a summer paradise for career discovery

Why Lucerne is a summer paradise for career discovery

You may think Switzerland is all about winter holidays. But it’s also a summer paradise with the power to transform your career thanks to outstanding programmes from Swiss Education Group.

 
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'I didn't consider anywhere else': studying at top culinary school Ferrandi Paris

'I didn't consider anywhere else': studying at top culinary school Ferrandi Paris

A career in the culinary world is a pipe dream for many. But for those with the passion and determination to make it a reality, Ferrandi Paris is a clear choice.

 
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Overseas voters urged to have their say in the UK general election

Overseas voters urged to have their say in the UK general election

With the UK general election just six weeks away on June 8th, it’s important to remember to register to vote if you can and want to have your say.

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Expat depression: 7 tips for how to cope

Expat depression: 7 tips for how to cope

April 7th is World Health Day, and this year’s theme is depression – a problem more common among expats than many people realize. Luckily there are steps you can take to beat back the expat blues!

 
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Spain 'surprised' by Britain's belligerent tone on Gibraltar

Spain 'surprised' by Britain's belligerent tone on Gibraltar

Spain voiced surprise at Britain's tone on the future of Gibraltar on Monday after a former British political leader compared the dispute over the Rock with the Falklands conflict.

80 years on, Picasso's powerful anti-war Guernica still resonates

80 years on, Picasso's powerful anti-war Guernica still resonates

Exactly 80 years ago, in a crowded market square, the small Basque town of Guernica was bombed by Nazi aircraft at the behest of General Francisco Franco.

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Off the beaten track: 14 best kept travel secrets in Spain

Off the beaten track: 14 best kept travel secrets in Spain

Spain has so much to see off the beaten track so why not take the road less travelled and discover a few hidden gems?

 Gibraltar 'coming home' with new stadium deal

Gibraltar 'coming home' with new stadium deal

Gibraltar will finally host international matches on home soil by 2018 after an agreement was reached for an 8,000-seater stadium.

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Top ten naughty Spanish expressions for sex

Top ten naughty Spanish expressions for sex

In this week's The Local List, we offer you a round-up of ten of the best naughty but nice Spanish expressions for sex guaranteed to leave you choking on your churros.

Spain's ruling conservatives hit by yet more graft allegations

Spain's ruling conservatives hit by yet more graft allegations

Spain's ruling Popular Party was hit by yet more corruption allegations Wednesday as the former head of the Madrid region was arrested under a probe into embezzlement of public money.

Spain's unemployment rate rises for first time in a year

Spain's unemployment rate rises for first time in a year

Spain's first-quarter jobless rate rose for the first time in a year, official figures showed Thursday, mainly due to a lull in the tourism sector.

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French troops 'killed or captured' 20 jihadists in Mali

French troops 'killed or captured' 20 jihadists in Mali

French soldiers killed or captured about 20 jihadists in Mali's restive north where a French soldier was killed on April 5th, the French chief of staff said on Sunday.

 

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80 years on from the Guernica bombing and Spain is still struggling to honour historical memory

80 years on from the Guernica bombing and Spain is still struggling to honour historical memory

Spain has specific laws on protecting historical memory, and yet some would rather forget about them altogether.

Cautious optimism as Spain graft-busters gain ground

Cautious optimism as Spain graft-busters gain ground

For years, Spaniards watched angrily as corruption-hit politicians appeared to benefit from a get-out-of-jail-free card, but the mood is cautiously changing as the once-powerful find themselves behind bars.

Messi strikes at the death as Barcelona beat Real Madrid in five-goal thriller

Messi strikes at the death as Barcelona beat Real Madrid in five-goal thriller

Barcelona's coach celebrated the stoppage time win, calling Messi "the best player in history".

Madrid school in sexism row over knitting for girls and football for boys

Madrid school in sexism row over knitting for girls and football for boys

A school in the Madrid suburb of Alcorcón is being investigated after it emerged that while boys were sent on an extracurricular trip to the Real Madrid stadium, female pupils were offered crochet classes.

Check out the coolest places to visit in Spain this Easter

Check out the coolest places to visit in Spain this Easter

Want to do something over the Easter holidays but keen to avoid all the religious fervour? The Local gives you a rundown of the best alternative Easter travel plans.

How Spain became the world leader in organ transplants

How Spain became the world leader in organ transplants

Doctors performed 4,818 transplants last year making Spain the world leader in organ transplants.

115-year-old Spaniard claims title of oldest woman in Europe

115-year-old Spaniard claims title of oldest woman in Europe

A Spaniard has become the oldest woman in Europe, claiming the title from Italian Emma Morano who died on Saturday at the grand old age of 117.

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Two jihadists linked to Islamic State arrested in Spain

Two jihadists linked to Islamic State arrested in Spain

Spanish authorities said Wednesday that they had arrested an Egyptian suspected of facilitating the return of jihadists from Iraq and Syria and a Spaniard who allegedly recruited people for the Islamic State group.