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Heritage homes – a piece of the nation’s heritage in any of these eight historic designer towns

THEY are part of Spain’s living history - towns shaped over millennia by conquering civilisations with architectural styles that can never be repeated. Everyone from...

Game of Thrones on the hunt for extras

Casting calls finish on Wednesday

Escape to Extremadura

OP blogger Marianne Hill takes a trip to Orellana de la Sierra, a small town in Extremadura, with her family

Shepherds’ school to help boost sales of Torta del Casar

A new shepherds’ school in Extremadura hopes to boost production of the prized local cheese

100 abandoned donkeys saved from slaughterhouse by Spanish sanctuary

EXCLUSIVE: Donkey sanctuary rescues record 100 animals in largest ever operation

Price of northern Spanish properties up to 70% above national average

There is a clear north-south divide

Cordoba salsa group win World Dance Championships in Torremolinos

Torremolinos dance troupe Sabalba came in second for their dance African revolution while Baile al Compás from Extremadura came in third

Port of adventure

Port, olive oil and ham… Jon Clarke heads on a romantic trip to Porto taking in the best of the western part of Spain en route

Andalucia home insurance claims among highest in Spain

Direct Line Insurance reveals that 8.4 million houses in Spain are not covered

Olive farmers form vigilante groups to stop criminal gangs poaching their produce

The national farmers union says they will do all they can to defend their stock

Woody Allen paid €100,000 by Extremadura Junta for New Year’s bash

Allen and his New Orleans Jazz Band received performed on December 30, 2014 in Badajoz

Eight Spaniards arrested for pro-Russian fighting in Ukraine

The men were identified through a series of photographs showing them with Russian war material

330-year-old skull flown from Spain to Guam

The skull of a 17th century Spanish priest is being flown back to his place of death

ITV prices vary by more than double across Spain

Castilla y Leon is the most expensive

Towns across Spain rethink streets named after the Infanta Cristina

The royal embezzlement scandal has disillusioned many Spaniards

Spanish bus crash kills five children

The bus was taking a youth football team home after a match

My Top 10 places to visit in Spain

Recently Paul Whitelock wrote about his Top 10 places in Andalucía. Here he selects his Top 10 in the whole of Spain

The geography and politics of Spain

Whilst the history of Spain is long and complicated, the geography and political set-up are fairly straightforward. Paul Whitelock takes a look.

Preparing for the ring

Jon Clarke spent a day observing the complex rituals and preparations for a bullfight in Osuna

Motorway gets the bird

Toll road to Ronda threatens over 100 rare species

Golden trotters

World's "most expensive" Iberico ham has gone on sale in London

Wild goose chase to Extremadura

Andrew Pearce explains why these geese are by foie the happiest in the world... just ask President Barack Obama!
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