LATEST: What are the rules in place across Spain at New Year?

LATEST: What are the rules in place across Spain at New Year?

Amid rising infection rates some of the regional authorities across Spain have tightened restrictions over New Year.

UPDATE: Spain’s current coronavirus restrictions in each region

UPDATE: Spain’s current coronavirus restrictions in each region

Why Spain loves the Three Kings more than Santa
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Why Spain loves the Three Kings more than Santa

#Navidad: What you need to know about Spain’s festive Roscón de Reyes cake

#Navidad: What you need to know about Spain’s festive Roscón de Reyes cake

Ten resolutions to make the most of life in Spain in 2021
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Ten resolutions to make the most of life in Spain in 2021

Five Spanish New Year traditions to bring luck for 2021

Five Spanish New Year traditions to bring luck for 2021

EXPLAINED: Why the Spanish see in the New Year with 12 grapes

EXPLAINED: Why the Spanish see in the New Year with 12 grapes

Why Spain turned a child massacre into its April Fool’s Day

Why Spain turned a child massacre into its April Fool’s Day

12 weird and wonderful Christmas traditions celebrated across Spain

12 weird and wonderful Christmas traditions celebrated across Spain

The essential A to Z of Spanish Christmas vocabulary

The essential A to Z of Spanish Christmas vocabulary

Turrón or tangerines? What Spaniards really eat and drink during Christmas
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Turrón or tangerines? What Spaniards really eat and drink during Christmas

Festive cheer: Seven great Spanish tipples to enjoy over the holidays

Festive cheer: Seven great Spanish tipples to enjoy over the holidays

Why you shouldn’t suck prawn heads during Christmas feast in Spain

Why you shouldn’t suck prawn heads during Christmas feast in Spain

#Navidad: Meet the log that poops gifts on Christmas Eve in Spain
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#Navidad: Meet the log that poops gifts on Christmas Eve in Spain

Ten traditional delights that make a real Spanish Christmas feast

Ten traditional delights that make a real Spanish Christmas feast

El Gordo: Winners across Spain celebrate Christmas lottery

El Gordo: Winners across Spain celebrate Christmas lottery

El Gordo: Everything you need to know about Spain’s Christmas lottery
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El Gordo: Everything you need to know about Spain’s Christmas lottery

The ultimate guide to buying a leg of ‘jamón’ in Spain at Christmas
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The ultimate guide to buying a leg of ‘jamón’ in Spain at Christmas

ANALYSIS: What does 2021 have in store for those living in Spain?

ANALYSIS: What does 2021 have in store for those living in Spain?

Spain’s PM mulls tighter Christmas restrictions amid ‘worrying’ rise in virus infections

Spain’s PM mulls tighter Christmas restrictions amid ‘worrying’ rise in virus infections

#Navidad: Meet the Basque version of Santa Claus

#Navidad: Meet the Basque version of Santa Claus

FOCUS: Ski slopes open in Spain’s Catalonia despite pandemic

FOCUS: Ski slopes open in Spain’s Catalonia despite pandemic

Why workers in Spain have a legal right to a Christmas hamper

Why workers in Spain have a legal right to a Christmas hamper

LATEST: Spain announces opening of ski resorts

LATEST: Spain announces opening of ski resorts

ANALYSIS: Spain risks a third wave with its confusing Christmas message

ANALYSIS: Spain risks a third wave with its confusing Christmas message

Spain’s Andalusia and Murcia to only allow Christmas with family members

Spain’s Andalusia and Murcia to only allow Christmas with family members

#Navidad: Nothing says Christmas in Spain like turrón

#Navidad: Nothing says Christmas in Spain like turrón

#Navidad: How to make a Spanish version of mulled wine (using Galician fire-water!)

#Navidad: How to make a Spanish version of mulled wine (using Galician fire-water!)

‘I doubt it’ll go smoothly’: The struggles of getting home for Christmas from Spain

‘I doubt it’ll go smoothly’: The struggles of getting home for Christmas from Spain

Madrid bans traditional New Year’s Eve grape-eating celebration

Madrid bans traditional New Year’s Eve grape-eating celebration

Winter is here: Spain braced for icy blast and snowfall over puente

Winter is here: Spain braced for icy blast and snowfall over puente

UPDATE: What we know about plans to open Spain’s ski resorts

UPDATE: What we know about plans to open Spain’s ski resorts

Where to source British traditional fare in Spain at Christmas

Where to source British traditional fare in Spain at Christmas

LATEST: Spain approves coronavirus plan for Christmas

LATEST: Spain approves coronavirus plan for Christmas

#Navidad: Spain has its own tradition of Christmas caroling

#Navidad: Spain has its own tradition of Christmas caroling

#Navidad: Why Catalonia celebrates Christmas with someone having a poo

#Navidad: Why Catalonia celebrates Christmas with someone having a poo

#Navidad: In Spain the Christmas story begins with Belén

#Navidad: In Spain the Christmas story begins with Belén

What changes about life in Spain in December 2020?
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What changes about life in Spain in December 2020?

‘Imagine the queues’: What will a ski holiday in Spain be like this year?

‘Imagine the queues’: What will a ski holiday in Spain be like this year?

ANALYSIS: We need to get used to idea of spending Christmas in Spain this year

ANALYSIS: We need to get used to idea of spending Christmas in Spain this year

OPINION: ‘Brits in Spain are giving up hope of spending Christmas with their UK family and friends’

OPINION: ‘Brits in Spain are giving up hope of spending Christmas with their UK family and friends’

REVEALED: Madrid’s plan to loosen coronavirus rules for Christmas

REVEALED: Madrid’s plan to loosen coronavirus rules for Christmas

What are the planned restrictions for Catalonia this Christmas?

What are the planned restrictions for Catalonia this Christmas?

What kind of Christmas can we expect in Spain this year?

What kind of Christmas can we expect in Spain this year?

Which supermarket in Spain offers the best Roscon de Reyes?
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Which supermarket in Spain offers the best Roscon de Reyes?

‘Strange but spicy’: How our Christmas in Galicia defines us

‘Strange but spicy’: How our Christmas in Galicia defines us

#Navidad: Towns in the southwestern tip of Spain have a peculiar (and very noisy) way of celebrating Christmas
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#Navidad: Towns in the southwestern tip of Spain have a peculiar (and very noisy) way of celebrating Christmas

Rail strike: 271 trains cancelled across Spain on Friday

Rail strike: 271 trains cancelled across Spain on Friday

What do Boris, Greta and Rosalia have in common this Christmas in Spain?

What do Boris, Greta and Rosalia have in common this Christmas in Spain?

Pain in Spain: Rail strike planned for December 20th to disrupt Christmas getaway

Pain in Spain: Rail strike planned for December 20th to disrupt Christmas getaway

Ten of the best Christmas markets in Spain
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Ten of the best Christmas markets in Spain

‘Load of old tat’: How people are reacting to Barcelona’s controversial nativity scene

‘Load of old tat’: How people are reacting to Barcelona’s controversial nativity scene

WATCH: Spain’s Christmas lottery ads are all about sharing the love

WATCH: Spain’s Christmas lottery ads are all about sharing the love

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Dulce’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Dulce’

Spanish Christmas lottery winner dies three days after win

Spanish Christmas lottery winner dies three days after win

IN PICS: Santa-clad swimmers brace cold for annual Christmas swim in Barcelona

IN PICS: Santa-clad swimmers brace cold for annual Christmas swim in Barcelona

#Navidad: The essential Spanish expressions you’ll need at Christmas time
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#Navidad: The essential Spanish expressions you’ll need at Christmas time

Santa analysis: Claus and Europe feel Brexit pinch, as will UK’s Christmas

Santa analysis: Claus and Europe feel Brexit pinch, as will UK’s Christmas

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘El Gordo’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘El Gordo’

What do Trump, Puigdemont and Freddie Mercury have in common?

What do Trump, Puigdemont and Freddie Mercury have in common?

Rail workers call Christmas strikes across Spain

Rail workers call Christmas strikes across Spain

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Villancicos’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Villancicos’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Lucir’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Lucir’

Why a Christmas drinks advert has all of Spain sobbing

Why a Christmas drinks advert has all of Spain sobbing

Corte Inglés fires sales assistant for revealing Santa’s true identity

Corte Inglés fires sales assistant for revealing Santa’s true identity

Outrage as Madrid chooses drag queen for traditional Three Kings parade

Outrage as Madrid chooses drag queen for traditional Three Kings parade

Spain’s festive cake brings promise of big prizes

Spain’s festive cake brings promise of big prizes

Nursing home workers win big in Spain’s Christmas lottery

Nursing home workers win big in Spain’s Christmas lottery

Vandals convert Madrid town nativity into porn scene

Vandals convert Madrid town nativity into porn scene

Iberia staff announce Christmas strike

Iberia staff announce Christmas strike

Spanish royals release official Christmas card

Spanish royals release official Christmas card

Twelve ways to get into the Christmas spirit in Spain

Twelve ways to get into the Christmas spirit in Spain

Children report Three Kings to council over toy delivery failure

Children report Three Kings to council over toy delivery failure

Spain tightens security to keep crowds safe at Epiphany

Spain tightens security to keep crowds safe at Epiphany

El Corte Inglés has hidden gold ingots inside traditional Roscón cakes

El Corte Inglés has hidden gold ingots inside traditional Roscón cakes

Madrid party square appears in suspected jihadists’ video

Madrid party square appears in suspected jihadists’ video

Madrid bans large trucks from city centre over terrorist fears

Madrid bans large trucks from city centre over terrorist fears

Ten resolutions to make the most of life in Spain in 2018

Ten resolutions to make the most of life in Spain in 2018

How to celebrate New Year’s Eve in Spain
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How to celebrate New Year’s Eve in Spain

Five Spanish New Year traditions to bring you luck for 2017

Five Spanish New Year traditions to bring you luck for 2017

Spain’s Christmas lottery showers fortune on ‘communists’ in struggling town

Spain’s Christmas lottery showers fortune on ‘communists’ in struggling town

Old folks celebrate big win in Spain’s Christmas lottery

Old folks celebrate big win in Spain’s Christmas lottery

Little donkey: Live nativity scenes raise animal welfare concerns

Little donkey: Live nativity scenes raise animal welfare concerns

Madrid neighbourhood scoops ‘fat one’ in Spain’s Christmas lottery

Madrid neighbourhood scoops ‘fat one’ in Spain’s Christmas lottery

Spain boosts security for Christmas crowds in wake of Berlin attack

Spain boosts security for Christmas crowds in wake of Berlin attack

How to survive a Christmas on your own in Spain

How to survive a Christmas on your own in Spain

The ultimate guide to ‘El Gordo’ – Spain’s fat Christmas lottery

The ultimate guide to ‘El Gordo’ – Spain’s fat Christmas lottery

Spanish princess dons reindeer jumper in royal Christmas card

Spanish princess dons reindeer jumper in royal Christmas card

Sex shop’s dildo nativity scene sparks controversy in Spain

Sex shop’s dildo nativity scene sparks controversy in Spain

Video: Spain’s new Christmas lottery ad is a real tear-jerker

Video: Spain’s new Christmas lottery ad is a real tear-jerker

Trump’s dump: this year’s kitschest Christmas present?

Trump’s dump: this year’s kitschest Christmas present?

Spain’s Three Kings celebrations bring gifts, sweets…and controversy

Spain’s Three Kings celebrations bring gifts, sweets…and controversy

Why Spain loves the Three Kings

Why Spain loves the Three Kings

African migrant saved from sinking boat wins big in Spanish lottery

African migrant saved from sinking boat wins big in Spanish lottery

Seaside town in southern Spain nets the big Christmas lottery win

Seaside town in southern Spain nets the big Christmas lottery win

Surf’s up: Dozens of Santas take to the waves in Barcelona

Surf’s up: Dozens of Santas take to the waves in Barcelona

Ten magical ways to give your kids the best Spanish Christmas ever
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Ten magical ways to give your kids the best Spanish Christmas ever

The weird and wonderful Christmas traditions celebrated across Spain

The weird and wonderful Christmas traditions celebrated across Spain

Seven of the quirkiest Christmas nativity scenes on display in Spain

Seven of the quirkiest Christmas nativity scenes on display in Spain

Dreaming of a white Christmas… dream on! Spain set for warm spell

Dreaming of a white Christmas… dream on! Spain set for warm spell

Madrid church recreates nativity scene with drowned refugee child

Madrid church recreates nativity scene with drowned refugee child

Seven tasty traditional dishes to devour at Christmas in Spain

Seven tasty traditional dishes to devour at Christmas in Spain

Fat chance: The ultimate guide to El Gordo – Spain’s Christmas lottery

Fat chance: The ultimate guide to El Gordo – Spain’s Christmas lottery

Black actor to replace ‘blacked up’ politican in Christmas kings parade

Black actor to replace ‘blacked up’ politican in Christmas kings parade

12 cracking Christmas gift ideas from Spain for those back home

12 cracking Christmas gift ideas from Spain for those back home

Michelin star chefs design gourmet Christmas feast for soup kitchens

Michelin star chefs design gourmet Christmas feast for soup kitchens

What’s on in Spain: December 2015

What’s on in Spain: December 2015

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas as season starts in Spain

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas as season starts in Spain

Video: Spanish Christmas lottery campaign tugs at the heart strings

Video: Spanish Christmas lottery campaign tugs at the heart strings

Elton John, Princess Leia and Bono honoured as Christmas crappers

Elton John, Princess Leia and Bono honoured as Christmas crappers

Madrid calls time on blacking up ‘tradition’ of Three Kings parade

Madrid calls time on blacking up ‘tradition’ of Three Kings parade

Spain: where kings are cooler than Santa

Spain: where kings are cooler than Santa

‘Three Wise Men’ fined for not wearing helmets

‘Three Wise Men’ fined for not wearing helmets

Nativity donkey squashed by fat fan

Nativity donkey squashed by fat fan

Top ten Christmas gifts to take home from Spain

Top ten Christmas gifts to take home from Spain

Top 12 things to do in Spain over Christmas

Top 12 things to do in Spain over Christmas

Christmas ‘crappers’: Podemos boss honoured

Christmas ‘crappers’: Podemos boss honoured

Top ten gifts for a British Christmas abroad
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Top ten gifts for a British Christmas abroad

Win your Christmas list: €250 at Marks &Spencer
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Win your Christmas list: €250 at Marks &Spencer

Find your Christmas gift at Debenhams
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Find your Christmas gift at Debenhams

Tear-jerker Christmas lottery ad goes viral

Tear-jerker Christmas lottery ad goes viral

Home safety campaign ‘not racist’: Government

Home safety campaign ‘not racist’: Government

Businessmen baffled by mystery Dear Santa note

Businessmen baffled by mystery Dear Santa note

Pic of the day: Spain’s crazy Christmas parade

Pic of the day: Spain’s crazy Christmas parade

Mum throws newborn out of window on Xmas eve

Mum throws newborn out of window on Xmas eve

Pic of the day: Christmas swim race in Barcelona

Pic of the day: Christmas swim race in Barcelona

Nabbed nativity king comes bearing protests

Nabbed nativity king comes bearing protests

Eight amazing facts about Christmas in Spain

Eight amazing facts about Christmas in Spain

Xmas lamb thieves ‘made getaway in wheelchair’

Xmas lamb thieves ‘made getaway in wheelchair’

Spain braces for wet and windy Christmas

Spain braces for wet and windy Christmas

Tax eats into Spain’s ‘Fat One’ Xmas jackpot

Tax eats into Spain’s ‘Fat One’ Xmas jackpot

Police keep 24-hr watch over empty Xmas gifts

Police keep 24-hr watch over empty Xmas gifts

US-style Black Friday retail chaos hits Spain

US-style Black Friday retail chaos hits Spain

Spain’s Virgin ‘crapper’ statue shocks bishops

Spain’s Virgin ‘crapper’ statue shocks bishops

VIDEO: Spain’s spoof Xmas lottery ads go viral

VIDEO: Spain’s spoof Xmas lottery ads go viral

Spain’s public holidays in 2014: Official list

Spain’s public holidays in 2014: Official list