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Cyclone Ana sweeps across Spain

Spain experienced strong winds, torrential rain and dangerous seas as the Cyclone Ana swept across the Iberian peninsula on Sunday. Winds reached speeds in excess of 140km/h with the strongest gusts felt in the northwestern region of Galicia. Flights were rerouted from both Bilbao and Vigo in the north and as far south as Seville while cancellations were
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OPINION: Four things the Catalan crisis can teach us about social unity

The Catalan crisis has made headlines numerous times around the world over the past few months. It has sparked heated arguments between pro-independance and anti-independence supporters. And in many of the reports, the Catalan people – especially pro-independants – have been referred to as “troublemakers” and “nationalists”. Eva Polymenakou, University of Bath While
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Top ten heartiest tapas to enjoy when it’s cold outside

Chorizo a la sidra is the perfect winter warmer. Photo; Chispita_666 / Flickr One of the best things about the weather turning cold in Spain is that it's a perfect excuse to enjoy winter warming dishes. The Local asked foodie experts Devour Spain for the top ten perfect tapas to warm yourselves up on a chilly day. Spain is said to have more bars per square
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Ronaldo presents fifth Ballon d’Or to Bernabeu

Cristiano Ronaldo paraded his record-equalling fifth Ballon d'Or to an adoring Santiago Bernabeu before Real Madrid's clash with Sevilla on Saturday. Ronaldo pulled level on Thursday with Barcelona rival Lionel Messi as the only two men to have won the annual award for the best player in the world five times. It is the fourth time in five years Ronaldo
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Bale and Varane to travel to Club World Cup: Zidane

Gareth Bale and Raphaël Varane. Photo: AFP Gareth Bale and France international Raphaël Varane will travel with the Real Madrid squad to the Club World Cup in the United Arab Emirates, coach Zinedine Zidane said on Friday. Zidane made the announcement after injury-plagued Bale returned to training on Friday morning, but despite being available for the Club