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Catherine Bennett

Nose-to-nose with the actors: Spain's micro-theater has global appeal

Sep 12 2016

MADRID Six people stand almost shoulder-to-shoulder in a black room - the entire audience for a play unfolding just an arm's length away. With minimal set and a cast of only two, this is theater stripped to its bare bones.

Spanish police try out drones to patrol beaches

Aug 18 2016

MADRID Spanish police have started using drones to help patrol some of the country's most popular beaches at a time when tourist arrivals are reaching record highs.

Barcelona steps up crackdown on Airbnb, threatens further fines

Aug 11 2016

MADRID Authorities in Barcelona have stepped up a crackdown on homes illegally rented out to tourists via homesharing websites such as Airbnb, ordering hundreds to be removed from listings and hitting firms with a fine, while threatening more in the future.

Third Spanish election would extend political gridlock, poll suggests

Aug 08 2016

MADRID A third election in Spain would do nothing to resolve a deadlock that has left the country without a new government for over seven months, an influential survey suggested on Monday, piling pressure on leaders to find another way out of the impasse.

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