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28/11/2013 Hollywood film-shoots boost struggling Spanish islands

On the Spanish island of Gomera, a current film shoot is giving hope to local workers and businesses stricken by five years of on-off recession.

25/11/2013 Quirky Madrid restaurant joins Michelin three-star elite

The top Michelin rating has been awarded for the first time to a restaurant in Spain's capital, where DiverXo's 'brutal'...

08/11/2013 Erasmus strikes back and survives

"Erasmus strikes back and gets a plus" The European student exchange program Erasmus received a fresh boost of funding after almost being cancelled in 2012 because it ran out of money.

06/11/2013 Education Ministry cancels thousands of Erasmus scholarships in mid-year

"Education Ministry cancels thousands of Erasmus scholarships in mid-year" Funding for Erasmus university scholarships will be limited to Spanish students who already benefit from a scholarship for financial reasons, the...

31/10/2013 In Spain, even toddlers learn Chinese for job hopes

Numerous schools and language centres in Spain have started holding Chinese lessons as Spaniards look to China's fast-growing economy for...

09/10/2013 Historic Nobel Prize

"Historic Nobel Prize" Two researchers who theorised the Higgs boson particle were awarded the Nobel Prize yesterday.

25/10/2013 Euro is strongest currency in the world

"Euro is strongest currency in the world" Despite economic downturns in the European Union in recent years, its single euro currency has emerged as the strongest in the world.

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Editor's Guide: Getting Started in Spain

Editor's Guide: Getting Started in Spain

Expatica's Getting Started section will provide practical information on how you can open a bank account, exchange your driving licence, improve your Spanish, and more.

Groups and Clubs in Madrid

Groups and Clubs in Madrid

Here's a guide to an extensive list of groups and clubs in Madrid for expats, from sports groups to social and family gatherings.

Groups and Clubs around Spain

Groups and Clubs around Spain

A brief introduction to our Tax section for Spain, from help with inheritance tax to accounting advice.

Groups and Clubs in Barcelona

Groups and Clubs in Barcelona

Here's a short introduction to our Banking section for those living in Spain, from what to ask the experts to opening a Spanish bank account.