Beach lifeguard ‘refused’ to help boy who spoke Catalan

Beach lifeguard ‘refused’ to help boy who spoke Catalan

A mother in Spain has complained that a lifeguard refused to help her son because the little boy was speaking in Catalan.

Barcelona restaurant at centre of money laundering probe

Barcelona restaurant at centre of money laundering probe

A Ukrainian crime ring suspected of laundering money through one of Barcelona's top restaurants has been broken up.

Zara goes green with cast-off clothing recycling bins

Zara goes green with cast-off clothing recycling bins

This season high street fashion brand Zara is going green.

Champion of expat property rights in Spain awarded gong

Champion of expat property rights in Spain awarded gong

Maura Hillen, who has campaigned tirelessly for expats affected by planning abuses in southern Spain, has been awarded an MBE.

Animal lovers face charges for gloating over matador’s death

Animal lovers face charges for gloating over matador’s death

Hundreds of people turned to social media to gloat over the goring of Víctor Barrio, the matador who died in the ring on Saturday. But is it a hate-crime?

Barcelona FC slammed over campaign to defend Messi

Barcelona FC slammed over campaign to defend Messi

Barcelona have defended their campaign on social media in support of Lionel Messi after the Argentine superstar's 21-month prison sentence for tax fraud.

EU starts sanctions procedure against Spain over deficit

EU starts sanctions procedure against Spain over deficit

UPDATED: Eurozone finance ministers agreed Tuesday to officially begin a sanctions procedure against Spain and Portugal for doing too little to fix their rule-breaking deficits.

Becoming an expat: where to start
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Becoming an expat: where to start

Making the decision to move abroad isn’t something to be taken lightly. There’s plenty of boxes to be ticked, forms to be filled out, and general planning to be done. But where do you actually start?

Chocolate activist wins first ‘Nobel Prize for chefs’

Chocolate activist wins first ‘Nobel Prize for chefs’

A Venezuelan chocolate activist has become the first winner of the 'Nobel prize for chefs' created in the Basque Country.