REVEALED: The most picturesque day trips in Spain’s Alicante province
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REVEALED: The most picturesque day trips in Spain’s Alicante province

As the Valencian government is allowing travel within the region this Easter, we thought we'd pick out some of the most picturesque escapes in the Alicante province for you to enjoy time outdoors this Semana Santa.

Why some residency applications by Britons in Spain are rejected (and how to appeal)
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Why some residency applications by Britons in Spain are rejected (and how to appeal)

How to prevent a burglary at your home in Spain
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How to prevent a burglary at your home in Spain

Spanish bank accounts: Why you shouldn’t leave them inactive for too long
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Spanish bank accounts: Why you shouldn’t leave them inactive for too long

EXPLAINED: How to pay less Spanish IBI property tax
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EXPLAINED: How to pay less Spanish IBI property tax

Spain’s Covid vaccine calendar: When will I get the jab?

Spain’s Covid vaccine calendar: When will I get the jab?

A million Europeans obtain EU Covid health pass ahead of vote

A million Europeans obtain EU Covid health pass ahead of vote

OFFICIAL: Vaccinated global travellers will finally be able to come to Spain from June 7th

OFFICIAL: Vaccinated global travellers will finally be able to come to Spain from June 7th

‘I’m going crazy’: Why international residents in Europe will travel this summer despite Covid

‘I’m going crazy’: Why international residents in Europe will travel this summer despite Covid

BREXIT: Why UK and Spain now strongly recommend exchanging green residency document for TIE

BREXIT: Why UK and Spain now strongly recommend exchanging green residency document for TIE

‘Damn Spaniards’: Eight memorable quotes by historical figures who hated or loved Spain

‘Damn Spaniards’: Eight memorable quotes by historical figures who hated or loved Spain

‘Carta de invitación’: Why you may need to pay to have British friends and family stay with you
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‘Carta de invitación’: Why you may need to pay to have British friends and family stay with you

EXPLAINED: What we know so far about Spain’s ‘Covid passports’
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EXPLAINED: What we know so far about Spain’s ‘Covid passports’

Spain to allow all vaccinated travellers from around the world to visit from June 7th

Spain to allow all vaccinated travellers from around the world to visit from June 7th

EXPLAINED: What happens to the thousands of undocumented migrants after they arrive in Spain?

EXPLAINED: What happens to the thousands of undocumented migrants after they arrive in Spain?

Spanish bureaucracy explained: Saving time through the online Cl@ve system

Spanish bureaucracy explained: Saving time through the online [email protected] system

EXPLAINED: Why Spain’s self-employed may soon pay a lot more in monthly fees

EXPLAINED: Why Spain’s self-employed may soon pay a lot more in monthly fees

EXPLAINED: 5 facts to understand what’s happening in Spain after state of alarm ends
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EXPLAINED: 5 facts to understand what’s happening in Spain after state of alarm ends

Spain’s new tax hikes: Six key changes that affect you
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Spain’s new tax hikes: Six key changes that affect you

How some Americans in Spain are flying back home to get the Covid vaccine sooner
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How some Americans in Spain are flying back home to get the Covid vaccine sooner

The many ways Spaniards refer to your face if you’re being cheeky

The many ways Spaniards refer to your face if you’re being cheeky

NEW LAWS: What changes about life in Spain in May 2021
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NEW LAWS: What changes about life in Spain in May 2021

This Spanish city has been voted the best place to live by its inhabitants

This Spanish city has been voted the best place to live by its inhabitants

Readers reveal: ‘Remote working in Spain has been a bittersweet experience’

Readers reveal: ‘Remote working in Spain has been a bittersweet experience’

When will Britons be able to travel to Spain without having to quarantine on return?
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When will Britons be able to travel to Spain without having to quarantine on return?

EXPLAINED: How the end of Spain’s state of alarm in May could affect you
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EXPLAINED: How the end of Spain’s state of alarm in May could affect you

Spain extends restrictions on travel from outside the EU until end of April

Spain extends restrictions on travel from outside the EU until end of April

Exclusive: How Spain’s dual nationality deal with France gives hope to other foreign residents
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Exclusive: How Spain’s dual nationality deal with France gives hope to other foreign residents

A year of the Covid-19 pandemic in Spain: 16 unforgettable photos

A year of the Covid-19 pandemic in Spain: 16 unforgettable photos

Several Spanish regions halt vaccinations from AstraZeneca batch under investigation

Several Spanish regions halt vaccinations from AstraZeneca batch under investigation

Why post to and from the UK from Spain is more expensive after Brexit

Why post to and from the UK from Spain is more expensive after Brexit

Spring break: how Spain plans to welcome back tourists before summer

Spring break: how Spain plans to welcome back tourists before summer

Andalusia’s foreigners will get the Covid vaccine, but how should they register?

Andalusia’s foreigners will get the Covid vaccine, but how should they register?

The places in Spain where burglaries have gone up during the pandemic
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The places in Spain where burglaries have gone up during the pandemic

The neighbourhoods in Spain’s big cities where rents have fallen the most

The neighbourhoods in Spain’s big cities where rents have fallen the most

‘No extension to 90-day rule for Britons in Spain’, UK Embassy warns

‘No extension to 90-day rule for Britons in Spain’, UK Embassy warns

The most common tax problems foreigners in Spain run into
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The most common tax problems foreigners in Spain run into

Self-employed in Spain: Seven ways to save money on your income tax return
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Self-employed in Spain: Seven ways to save money on your income tax return

Property in Spain: The different ways to buy a home (and their pros and cons)
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Property in Spain: The different ways to buy a home (and their pros and cons)

ANALYSIS: Does Spain really want to welcome back tourists soon?

ANALYSIS: Does Spain really want to welcome back tourists soon?

Beat the queues: 25 official matters you can do online in Spain
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Beat the queues: 25 official matters you can do online in Spain

How the UK’s vaccine rollout will cause a luxury property boom in Spain: study

How the UK’s vaccine rollout will cause a luxury property boom in Spain: study

How to stop squatters from moving into your empty home in Spain
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How to stop squatters from moving into your empty home in Spain

Spain’s Valencia region to reopen bar and restaurant terraces after 40 days

Spain’s Valencia region to reopen bar and restaurant terraces after 40 days

Reader question: How do I get a Covid vaccine if I’m not in Spain’s public health system?

Reader question: How do I get a Covid vaccine if I’m not in Spain’s public health system?

Adiós: Fond farewell from Fiona at The Local Spain

Adiós: Fond farewell from Fiona at The Local Spain

Are we Living The Dream in Spain? What’s the truth behind ‘expat’ life

Are we Living The Dream in Spain? What’s the truth behind ‘expat’ life

ANALYSIS: How soon can Spain hope to welcome back tourists?

ANALYSIS: How soon can Spain hope to welcome back tourists?

How European countries could use Covid-sniffing dogs to reduce infections

How European countries could use Covid-sniffing dogs to reduce infections

Q&A: Everything you need to know about Spanish residency for Brits post-Brexit

Q&A: Everything you need to know about Spanish residency for Brits post-Brexit

What you need to know about Spain’s restrictions on cloth face masks

What you need to know about Spain’s restrictions on cloth face masks

MAP: The 50 most popular ‘pueblos’ to visit in Spain

MAP: The 50 most popular ‘pueblos’ to visit in Spain

What changes this month in Spain?
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What changes this month in Spain?

Spain to use big data to track if high earners are lying about residency

Spain to use big data to track if high earners are lying about residency

ANALYSIS: Has the pandemic permanently changed the Spanish way of life?

ANALYSIS: Has the pandemic permanently changed the Spanish way of life?

OPINION: Spain should stick to its two-dose vaccine strategy

OPINION: Spain should stick to its two-dose vaccine strategy

18 ways your eating and drinking habits change when you live in Spain
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18 ways your eating and drinking habits change when you live in Spain

OPINION: Has Covid changed the way we live our lives in Spain forever?

OPINION: Has Covid changed the way we live our lives in Spain forever?

ANALYSIS: How can Spain hope to beat coronavirus with ‘vaccine wars’ brewing?

ANALYSIS: How can Spain hope to beat coronavirus with ‘vaccine wars’ brewing?

Earthquakes in Spain: What you need to know about the tremors around Granada

Earthquakes in Spain: What you need to know about the tremors around Granada

MAPS: Where are Spain’s infection rates rising the fastest?

MAPS: Where are Spain’s infection rates rising the fastest?

Property in Spain: What we know about need for military permits for British buyers after Brexit

Property in Spain: What we know about need for military permits for British buyers after Brexit

ANALYSIS: Why is Spain refusing to impose another lockdown?

ANALYSIS: Why is Spain refusing to impose another lockdown?

Reader question: Can foreigners in Spain get the Covid-19 vaccine?

Reader question: Can foreigners in Spain get the Covid-19 vaccine?

Three confirmed dead and one missing in huge explosion in central Madrid

Three confirmed dead and one missing in huge explosion in central Madrid

Spain’s scrap cathedral: A monk’s 60-year self-build labour of faith and devotion

Spain’s scrap cathedral: A monk’s 60-year self-build labour of faith and devotion

BREXIT: What Britons need to know about visas for Spain
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BREXIT: What Britons need to know about visas for Spain

‘No guests at home’: Madrid tightens restrictions with new curfew and more confined zones

‘No guests at home’: Madrid tightens restrictions with new curfew and more confined zones

OPINION: Britons in Spain will need to get used to life without Cheddar

OPINION: Britons in Spain will need to get used to life without Cheddar

Recipe: How to make Spain’s classic croquetas de jamón

Recipe: How to make Spain’s classic croquetas de jamón

LATEST: Big freeze across Spain set to last into next week

LATEST: Big freeze across Spain set to last into next week

LATEST: Spain’s regions tighten restrictions as experts call for new lockdown

LATEST: Spain’s regions tighten restrictions as experts call for new lockdown

IN PICS: Spectacular images of snow-covered Spain from the air

IN PICS: Spectacular images of snow-covered Spain from the air

Spain extends ban on travellers from UK (with exemption for residents)

Spain extends ban on travellers from UK (with exemption for residents)

Weather forecast: What more is in store for Spain this week

Weather forecast: What more is in store for Spain this week

IN PICS: Skiers, snowboarders and a dogsled take to the streets of Madrid

IN PICS: Skiers, snowboarders and a dogsled take to the streets of Madrid

OPINION: How Brexit is delivering unpleasant surprises for Brits in Spain

OPINION: How Brexit is delivering unpleasant surprises for Brits in Spain

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

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

Spain’s property prices to see Europe’s biggest drop in 2021 and then rise in just one year: S&P

Spain’s property prices to see Europe’s biggest drop in 2021 and then rise in just one year: S&P

Everything that changes in Spain in 2021
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Everything that changes in Spain in 2021

ANALYSIS: Could Spain’s big freeze help prevent the third coronavirus wave?

ANALYSIS: Could Spain’s big freeze help prevent the third coronavirus wave?

ANALYSIS: How long can Spain avoid another full lockdown?

ANALYSIS: How long can Spain avoid another full lockdown?

Penalties, speed limits and prohibitions: Spain’s tougher driving laws for 2021
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Penalties, speed limits and prohibitions: Spain’s tougher driving laws for 2021

‘It’s absurd’: How Britons who let out properties in Spain will see taxes triple after Brexit

‘It’s absurd’: How Britons who let out properties in Spain will see taxes triple after Brexit

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

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

OPINION: If only all Brits could be fast-tracked for Spanish citizenship

OPINION: If only all Brits could be fast-tracked for Spanish citizenship

Spain’s holiday calendar for 2021

Spain’s holiday calendar for 2021

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

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

ANALYSIS: Britons in Europe still gripped by fear and loathing over Brexit

ANALYSIS: Britons in Europe still gripped by fear and loathing over Brexit

BREXIT: How many Brits have left Spain and how many are staying?

BREXIT: How many Brits have left Spain and how many are staying?

‘Too little, too late’: Spain’s plan to help struggling restaurants and bars slammed

‘Too little, too late’: Spain’s plan to help struggling restaurants and bars slammed

BREXIT: Spain stresses TIE card will help resident Brits with border crossings

BREXIT: Spain stresses TIE card will help resident Brits with border crossings

UPDATE: Spain’s current coronavirus restrictions in each region

UPDATE: Spain’s current coronavirus restrictions in each region

What are the rules on travelling within Spain this Christmas?

What are the rules on travelling within Spain this Christmas?

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

Brexit calendar: What are the future key dates for Brits in Spain?

Brexit calendar: What are the future key dates for Brits in Spain?

‘Landlocked’ in the EU: Are you affected by loss of onward freedom of movement?

‘Landlocked’ in the EU: Are you affected by loss of onward freedom of movement?

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

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

Seven ways Spain will be changed by Brexit

Seven ways Spain will be changed by Brexit

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

What you need to know about Dec 31st tax deadline for second-home owners in Spain

What you need to know about Dec 31st tax deadline for second-home owners in Spain

How a word nobody uses is causing Christmas confusion in Spain

How a word nobody uses is causing Christmas confusion in Spain

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

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

Could Spain introduce a four-day work week?

Could Spain introduce a four-day work week?

Anger as Canary Islands removed from UK safe travel corridor list

Anger as Canary Islands removed from UK safe travel corridor list

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

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

OPINION: Yes, second-home owners in Spain should be furious about the post-Brexit 90-day rule

OPINION: Yes, second-home owners in Spain should be furious about the post-Brexit 90-day rule

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

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

LATEST: Spain approves coronavirus plan for Christmas

LATEST: Spain approves coronavirus plan for Christmas

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

Whatever happened to Spain’s building bonanza fails?

Whatever happened to Spain’s building bonanza fails?

Getting explicit: How to swear like a Spaniard
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Getting explicit: How to swear like a Spaniard

‘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?

From Madrid to Malaga: How Covid is driving an exodus from city to coast

From Madrid to Malaga: How Covid is driving an exodus from city to coast

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

BREXIT: When should British residents in Spain get a TIE?
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BREXIT: When should British residents in Spain get a TIE?

Spain’s PM insists coronavirus battle plan ‘is working’

Spain’s PM insists coronavirus battle plan ‘is working’

Why are the Spanish ‘so bad’ at speaking English?
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Why are the Spanish ‘so bad’ at speaking English?

Property: There’s a bright side to being gazumped in Spain

Property: There’s a bright side to being gazumped in Spain

Meet the Brit behind the app that is changing the way Spaniards learn English

Meet the Brit behind the app that is changing the way Spaniards learn English

What’s the latest on property trends and prices in Spain?

What’s the latest on property trends and prices in Spain?

Brexit: How much money will Britons in Spain need to be legally resident?
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Brexit: How much money will Britons in Spain need to be legally resident?

The hidden costs of opening a Spanish bank account
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The hidden costs of opening a Spanish bank account

UPDATED: What you need to know about Spain’s new car subsidies scheme

UPDATED: What you need to know about Spain’s new car subsidies scheme

Why Spain is the only country in Europe where taxes are rising during the pandemic
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Why Spain is the only country in Europe where taxes are rising during the pandemic

LATEST: What are the rules on travelling from Spain?

LATEST: What are the rules on travelling from Spain?

What changes in Spain in November 2020?
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What changes in Spain in November 2020?

Closed borders: How can I travel in or from Spain right now?

Closed borders: How can I travel in or from Spain right now?

MAP: These are the curfew hours across Spain

MAP: These are the curfew hours across Spain

The laws foreigners in Spain are bound to break
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The laws foreigners in Spain are bound to break

Q&A: Why UK bank account closures could hit the most vulnerable Britons living in Spain

Q&A: Why UK bank account closures could hit the most vulnerable Britons living in Spain

How to celebrate Halloween in Spain (a festival invented in Galicia)

How to celebrate Halloween in Spain (a festival invented in Galicia)

Why this could be the last time Spain turns back the clocks

Why this could be the last time Spain turns back the clocks

ANALYSIS: Is Spain heading for another national lockdown?

ANALYSIS: Is Spain heading for another national lockdown?

OPINION: ‘The deadline for Brits in Spain to apply for residency should be extended’

OPINION: ‘The deadline for Brits in Spain to apply for residency should be extended’

ANALYSIS: Why Spain must fix its ‘unfair’ tax system for self-employed workers

ANALYSIS: Why Spain must fix its ‘unfair’ tax system for self-employed workers

ANALYSIS: Why Brexit and Covid-19 could finally force some Brits in Spain out of their ‘expat bubble’

ANALYSIS: Why Brexit and Covid-19 could finally force some Brits in Spain out of their ‘expat bubble’

EXPLAINED: How to prove you need to enter or exit Madrid’s restricted zones

EXPLAINED: How to prove you need to enter or exit Madrid’s restricted zones

ANALYSIS: Why Madrid and not Barcelona is the epicentre of Spain’s coronavirus second wave

ANALYSIS: Why Madrid and not Barcelona is the epicentre of Spain’s coronavirus second wave

ANALYSIS: How the pandemic could change Spanish work and social culture permanently

ANALYSIS: How the pandemic could change Spanish work and social culture permanently

ANALYSIS: Is Spain heading for a crisis even worse than the last one?

ANALYSIS: Is Spain heading for a crisis even worse than the last one?

ANALYSIS: How our lives in Spain will change with the collapse of air travel

ANALYSIS: How our lives in Spain will change with the collapse of air travel

BREXIT: The money matters Brits in Spain need to consider

BREXIT: The money matters Brits in Spain need to consider

Everything that changes in Spain in September 2020
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Everything that changes in Spain in September 2020

EXPLAINED: How Brexit will affect your plans to buy a property in Spain

EXPLAINED: How Brexit will affect your plans to buy a property in Spain

Moving to Spain: What’s the difference if I move before or after December 31st?

Moving to Spain: What’s the difference if I move before or after December 31st?