Latest Tourism in Spain Stories

2008-08-09 12:00:43

A German woman has been living in a Spanish airport for 10 years, along with her cat, suitcases and books, say authorities who admit to looking the other way. Known only as Bettina, 48, or as "the woman with the cat" has become a fixture at Palma de Mallorca's airport where she washes herself and clothing in restrooms and quietly moves from bench to bench. She came to Spain after a relationship ended and she lost her job. But employment opportunities there were also limited and she moved...

2008-07-01 09:00:35

Text of report by Spanish newspaper ABC website, on 1 July Zaragoza: Just a few metres separate the pavilion of the Non- Governmental Organizations (NGOs) and that of China at the Expo site in Zaragoza, but the distance between their messages is enormous. The huge hydraulics works that the Asian giant is promoting have been openly criticized by the 350 NGOs represented in their pavilion at the Expo, known as The Beacon [Spanish: El Faro]. The enormous distance between one another's...

2006-03-18 08:20:27

By Raquel Castillo MADRID (Reuters) - Mass street drinking sessions fueled clashes between Spanish youths and riot police early on Saturday, leaving 80 people injured and 70 arrested in Barcelona and Salamanca, police said. Tens of thousands of young people gathered in cities around Spain on Friday night in an attempt to hold the biggest street drinking session or "botellon" ("big bottle"). In the southern city of Granada, police said 25,000 people joined the botellon. The most...

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