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Will Catalonia Achieve Independence?

Will Catalonia Achieve Independence?

Catalonia is one of Spain’s wealthiest regions and is therefore very important to the country’s economy. Spain relies on it to support its poorer areas but now Catalonia is looking to break away and form a smaller independent country. The Catalonian population is tired of propping up the rest of Spain but, understandably, the Spanish […]

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Xabi Alonso Confirms Retirement

Xabi Alonso Confirms Retirement

Bayern Munich midfielder, Alonso Xabi has announced that he will retire at the end of this season. Xabi posted on twitter, “Lived it. Loved it, farewell beautiful game. Along with his post, he added a photo of himself waving goodbye. Alonso joined Liverpool in 2004 from Real Sociedad, the Spanish football club based in the […]

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Have we seen the last of some vegetables?

Have we seen the last of some vegetables?

Healthy eaters and weight watchers may have noticed that there has been a shortage of vegetables in our shops.  Some supermarkets are struggling to supply courgettes and spinach, in particular, blaming empty shelves on bad weather in Spain and Italy. A combination of flooding, cold weather and poor light levels in southern Europe is said […]

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1992 Olympics: Spanish sporting spirit

1992 Olympics: Spanish sporting spirit

1992 Summer Games Host: Barcelona, Spain Medal table winner: Olympic unified team   Held between July 25th and August 9th, the 1992 games saw Spain host as the Olympic carnival shuffled towards the new millennium. With the Iberian nation hosting the games for the very first time, Barcelona proved the hub of a successful albeit […]

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Euro 2016 Group Stage Overview (Part 2)

Euro 2016 Group Stage Overview (Part 2)

  Having sunk my teeth into the teams comprising groups A, B and C, it’s time to complete my overview of Euro 2016’s gripping group stage…   Group D Croatia (8/10): The tournament’s dark horses have certainly lived up to the billing by overcoming Spain to top the group. With Ivan Rakitic and Luka Modric […]

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Barca beaten by giant-killers Atletico Madrid

Barca beaten by giant-killers Atletico Madrid

  Possibly the favourites to win the Champions League, Barcelona have been knocked out in a dramatic turn of events. They were certainly favourites to win their quarterfinal tie against Atletico Madrid, after their 2-1 win at the Nou Camp, and with Messi in their ranks who would have bet against them? But the little […]

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When the Giants Meet Again

When the Giants Meet Again

Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi are looking to keep up their rivalry this season as both players continue to show excellent form. Fans across the world cannot wait for when Real Madrid play Barcelona match on April the 2nd. Recently, Ronaldo has been on top form for Real Madrid, scoring a cracking penalty in this […]

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15 million-year-old ‘Star Wars’ fossils found

15 million-year-old ‘Star Wars’ fossils found

  In Spain, scientists have found the fossils of a mammal that looks like something out of Star Wars! On top of its head, this giraffe-like animal has got three horns, one being much bigger than the other two. The ancient animal has been given the scientific name of Xenokeryx amidalae. That means strange horn of […]

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Garcia’s first win in two years

Garcia’s first win in two years

Spaniard, Sergio Garcia is delighted to win his first title for two years. The golfer won prize money of £178,000 at the recent Asian tour event hosted in Vietnam- even though he lost a two shot lead when he double bogeyed on the 17th. “I haven’t won in a while and I was fortunate to […]

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Who is Mario Gaspar?

Who is Mario Gaspar?

Friday night saw England undone by a superb piece of skill that will go down as one of the goals of the season. Spain’s 2-0 victory over the Three Lions will be remembered for a miraculous strike from the player dubbed ‘Super Mario’. However, in amongst a new era of Spanish football, after the disaster […]

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