Satellite TV: More misery for expats in Spain

Satellite TV: More misery for expats in Spain

Last week the BBC's channels disappeared and now expats across much of Europe have also lost reception of ITV and Channel 4. The problem is the result of broadcasters switching to a new satellite but experts say that there may be solutions, depending on where you live.

China angry over Spain’s Tibet genocide claims

China angry over Spain’s Tibet genocide claims

Beijing expressed anger on Tuesday after a Spanish judge sought arrest warrants for former Chinese president Jiang Zemin and four other senior officials as part of a probe into alleged genocide in Tibet.

Latin gang ‘Dominicans Don’t Play’ ruled illegal

Latin gang ‘Dominicans Don’t Play’ ruled illegal

Formed in New York in the 1990s, 'Dominicans don't play' made their way across the Atlantic to soon become Spain's "most dangerous" street gang. Spain's Supreme Court ruled on Tuesday that being a member is illegal.

Spain’s UK expats to lose free NHS health care

Spain’s UK expats to lose free NHS health care

Thousands of British expats who have taken early retirement in Spain will now have to get private health insurance following the UK government’s decision to scrap free access to their local Spanish health care system.

US Navy issues ‘How to live in Spain’ guidebook

US Navy issues ‘How to live in Spain’ guidebook

330 Marines on the guided missile destroyer 'USS Donald Cook', due to dock at the US military base in Rota, Andalusia, on Tuesday have been given tips to help them integrate in Spain, including advice against eating while walking and prior notice that beds are likely to be much smaller than those they are used to.

2014: The year of incessant rain in Spain

2014: The year of incessant rain in Spain

Several towns in northern Spain have had rainfall almost every single day of 2014, making it the wettest start to a year since 1969.

Police blame deaths on ‘violent’ migrants

Police blame deaths on ‘violent’ migrants

The Civil Guard in Spain's North African enclave in Ceuta have struck back at critics by releasing a video they say shows sub-Saharan would-be immigrants acting aggressively while attempting to cross the border during last Thursday's tragic events which led to the death of 14 people, but opponents claim that it leaves many questions about police conduct unanswered.

Spain orders arrest of China’s former president

Spain orders arrest of China’s former president

A Spanish judge on Monday sought international arrest warrants for former Chinese President Jiang Zemin and four other top Chinese officials as part of a probe into alleged genocide in Tibet.