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B1 / B2 Food Poisoning Claims

Spain’s hotels clampdown on holidaymakers’ bogus food poisoning claims Spanish hoteliers have launched measures to protect themselves against fraudulent food poisoning claims that cost the industry more than €60 million last year alone. The head of the Spanish hotel owners…

B2 The Circus Leaves Town

Ringling Bros is the last American circus that travels by rail, a tradition that began in the 1830s. In 1872, the showman Phineas T Barnum loaded his brand new circus on to the rails for the first time. By the…

B1+ Surreal Salvador Dalí

B1+ Six surreal facts from the life of Salvador Dalí The Local Salvador Dalí was born on May 11th in 1904. The Local takes a look at some of the lesser-known facts about the iconic Spanish artist. He was expelled…

B2 Spanish Wedding Etiquette

B2 The ultimate guide to Spanish wedding etiquette The Local It’s that time of year again – the wedding season is here! Here are ten tips to help you prepare. It’s that time of the year again – sunny days…

B2 80 years on from the Guernica bombing

B2 80 years on from the Guernica bombing and Spain is still struggling to honour historical memory The morning of April 26, 1937 dawned like any other in Guernica, northern Spain. It was market day, and as the sun rose,…

B2 Spain’s top 10 bike routes

B2 Spain’s top 10 bike routes From the back roads of La Mancha to the splendor of the Pyrenees, the country is a bike lovers’ paradise As spring rolls on and the temperatures steadily rise throughout Spain, EL PAÍS offers…

Corruption Scandals Hit Ruling Party

Corruption Scandals Hit Ruling Party

Spanish PM Rajoy on the ropes as corruption scandals hit ruling party Graft cases leave leader unable to capitalize on economic growth and weakness of other parties The arrest on Wednesday of a former premier of the region of Madrid,…

Ex Premier of Madrid Arrested

Ex-regional premier of Madrid arrested in major anti-corruption operation Ignacio González is one of 12 people held over shady financial activities at region’s water company A former Madrid premier is among the 12 individuals who were arrested on Wednesday as…

'Blood, sweat and tears' not enough for beaten Barça

Blood, sweat and tears

‘Blood, sweat and tears’ not enough for beaten Barça Lionel Messi ended with a bloodied face, Neymar in tears, but no matter what they tried Barcelona couldn’t break down a Juventus defensive wall as the Spanish champions crashed out of…

C1 Neuroscientists Were Wrong

C1 Neuroscientists Were Wrong

We rely on memory to pass exams and excel at trivia nights, but in fact the stakes are far higher than simply recalling facts, no matter how essential. Memory structures our identity; it’s the foundation of consciousness. Our past and…

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