The problem here is Alan Partridge. I can still remember an interview Steve Coogan gave at least 20 years ago, describing precisely the character o(...)

Last month, British tourist Kleyo De Abreu died in a bungee jump off a bridge in Granada, southern Spain. Photograph: PA

A Dutch teenager has been killed while bungee jumping from a viaduct near Santander in northern Spain. The 17-year-old fell some 40m into a dry river(...)

Kleyo De Abreu, with her father Bernard Atwell, who was killed while bungee jumping in Spain. Photograph: Elkin Atwell/PA Wire

The father of a British woman who died bungee-jumping in Spain has described her as a “beautiful young woman who had all her life ahead of her”. Aspir(...)

Convent of St Teresa in Avila, Spain.

He was, he told us, the youngest guide in Toledo. There were about 60, he said. He, at 28, is the youngest. So proud he told us twice. A happy young m(...)

Students had to know the Spanish words for peaches and grapes for the task requiring them to write a  letter to a newspaper about the Spanish diet. Photograph: Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images

Students were smiling after a broad, accessible, and fair higher level Spanish paper that was grounded in the nation’s culture. “It tested what stude(...)

Paul Hackett: ‘Banking in Ireland is dead from what I can see, especially for SMEs.’

Dublin-based travel company ClickandGo was set up five years ago to take the hassle out of booking an online holiday. It now employs 25 people. What (...)

Juan Salazar and Jose Salazar of Los Chunguitos, who feature in an episode of  Los Gipsy Kings. Photograph: Europa Press/Europa Press via Getty Images

An overprotective husband watches his wife take a one-on-one swimming lesson and testily warns the young male teacher not to get too close to her in t(...)

Granada: hotels in the city can be good value in September. Photograph: Thinkstock

I’m turning 25 this August and would like to rent a house in Ireland with my friends for a weekend. There will be about 10 of us. I would love to b(...)

A portrait of Federico García Lorca hangs from a wall in a restaurant near the site where archeologists are searching for a mass grave of victims of the Spanish Civil War in Alfacar, near Granada. Photograph: Pablo Blazquez Dominguez/Getty Images

A group of researchers believe they are on the verge of finding the resting place of Spain’s most celebrated modern poet, Federico García Lorca, nearl(...)

 Celta Vigo’s Argentine striker Joaquin Larrivey (right) celebrates after scoring the winner against Barcelona   at Camp No. Photograph: Toni Albir / EPA

Barcelona followed up last weekend’s 3-1 defeat at Real Madrid with another reverse on Saturday that cost them the lead in La Liga, squandering a host(...)