Barcelona city proposes new tourist tax on ‘day trippers’

Barcelona city proposes new tourist tax on ‘day trippers’

Tourists not planning to stay overnight in Barcleona could soon have to pay a tax to visit the city...

Recipe: Pisto Manchego – a Spanish veggie delight

Recipe: Pisto Manchego – a Spanish veggie delight

Vegetarians sometimes struggle in meat-loving Spain, but this Spanish ratatouille is a hit for vegetarians and meat-eaters alike.

Ibiza bans drinking in street…  and that includes water

Ibiza bans drinking in street… and that includes water

This summer tourists in Ibiza risk dehydration or a fine under new measures that will see the drinking of all liquids banned from public areas.

What’s on in Spain: May 2016

What’s on in Spain: May 2016

Spaniards are eager to get out and enjoy the spring weather in May, taking to the streets to throw fiesta after fiesta.

Eurovision bans Basque flag alongside that of Isis terrorists

Eurovision bans Basque flag alongside that of Isis terrorists

The popular singing contest has banned the flag of the Basque Country, angering politicians who have demanded the "boycott" be lifted.

‘Troll’ wins payout from family of missing Spanish boy

‘Troll’ wins payout from family of missing Spanish boy

The parents of Yéremi Vargas named and shamed an internet troll after nasty comments about their missing son. And now they are being punished.

Brace yourself: Fierce storms to hit Spanish Med at weekend

Brace yourself: Fierce storms to hit Spanish Med at weekend

Spain's national weather agency is forecasting heavy rain on Friday and Saturday along the Mediterranean coast.

Spain in tug-of-war with Lorca family over poet’s archive

Spain in tug-of-war with Lorca family over poet’s archive

The Spanish authorities have banned the export of the poet's archive.

Paternity test ‘proves Spanish matadors are father and son’

Paternity test ‘proves Spanish matadors are father and son’

In the bullring it really is a case of like father, like son.

Expats didn’t ‘abandon’ UK so ALL Brits should get EU vote

Expats didn’t ‘abandon’ UK so ALL Brits should get EU vote

British expats did not turn their backs on the UK, they took advantage of Britain being in the EU and it's a travesty many of them won't get a say in whether it leaves.