Asturias

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Picos de Europa Mountains.

“Vamos, amigos!” Andres said, as I looked down at the gushing waters of the Deva River in La Hermida Gorge, roughly 100m below the cliff where I am ha(...)

A drug-trafficker who managed to evade capture for 15 years by altering his fingerprints  has been arrested by Spanish police. File photograph: iStock/Thinkstock

A drug-trafficker who managed to evade capture for 15 years by cutting and burning the skin of his fingertips and having it replaced with micro-implan(...)

Castro Urdiales is a medieval seafaring and fishing village  on the Cantabrian coast

Ireland’s geographical position on Earth is changing just a little bit this summer; from May we shall be reconnected to Spain, as we were before the i(...)

Civil Guard agents conduct checks at a security control point at El Prat airport in Barcelona, Spain. File photograph: Toni Albir/EPA

Spanish police have smashed a human trafficking network that smuggled people from China into Britain and Ireland. A total of 155 people were arreste(...)

Author Philip Roth, at home in Manhattan’s Upper West Side in January 2018. Photograph: Philip Montgomery/The New York Times

With the death of Richard Wilbur in October, Philip Roth became the longest-serving member in the literature department of the American Academy of Art(...)

Guggenheim Museum Bilbao is a museum of modern and contemporary art designed by Canadian-American architect Frank Gehry in 1997

The announcement by Britanny Ferries that it is to begin a ferry service from Cork to Santander will not be the first time Irish travellers have taken(...)

Cudillero fishing village in Asturias.

“Asturias? Where the f**k is Asturias, ” asked Michael O’Leary when someone approached him in Dublin airport a couple of years back to ask if Ryanair (...)

Black pudding ... call a spade a spade, it’s blood pudding, says Bernice Harrison. Photograph: Getty Images

FOR: Gerard Maguire Black pudding (boudin noir in France and morcilla in Spain) was recently heralded, somewhat questionably, as a superfood. The h(...)

Carmina, who believes she has won the lotto when she watches a news playback of a lottery win from two years before

The Spanish lottery is back this year with another heart-warming Christmas advert, this time about a retired teacher who believes she’s won the lotto.(...)

Five evening masterclasses in regional Spanish food and wine for €125

Jamie Oliver caused quite a stir by including chorizo in his paella recently, and the world of Spanish gastronomy wasn’t slow to let him know the erro(...)

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