Barcelona explains its new economic model for 2030 – POLITICO

A radical transformation of the economic model. Barcelona wants neighborhoods where people can reside, work and visit. This is one of Barcelona’s main aims in launching the Green Deal: the economic roadmap for 2030. The government team has carried out an exhaustive analysis of how the city’s reactivation has to be tackled after the pandemic. … Read more

Benzema still reigns in Madrid after spoiling Mbappé party

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — There was a time when Karim Benzema was jeered by Real Madrid fans for not tapping all his talent, for not scoring enough goals, for not rising to the challenge. Even though he had quieted most of his critics in recent years, nobody can ever again doubt the France striker after … Read more

Benzema brace as Madrid beats Bilbao 2-1 in virus-hit game

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Karim Benzema scored two quick goals to lead Real Madrid to a 2-1 win at Athletic Bilbao on Wednesday in a Spanish league game missing several players because of coronavirus infections. Defending champion Atlético Madrid slumped to a fourth consecutive league defeat after losing 2-1 at Granada, extending its worst run … Read more

Shocking moment Atletico Madrid fans attack Man Utd supporters ahead of match in Spain tonight

Atletico Madrid fans attacked Manchester United supporters on Tuesday night ahead of tonight’s Champions League match in Spain, shocking footage has shown. But fans of the Spanish footballing giant seemed to flee in surprise when the British supporters stood up to them, with one man shouting ‘come on you f***ing d***heads’ as they turned tails … Read more

The Marbella travel tribes keeping Boris and Carrie company

The Super Villa-ins Hotels? How common. Max can’t recall the last time he stayed in a hotel. It would be bizarre to have strangers just down the hallway, sharing the same carpet. Max habitually stays at Desy’s 10-room villa in New Andalucia when he visits Marbella, but lately Desy’s has been a tad over-subscribed. None … Read more

Malaga flights for £1,000? Welcome to the most expensive half term ever

There was a time when the May half-term week was an excellent alternative to the school summer holidays. You could jet off the Med for a bargain break with the family for significantly less than in July or August. Not any more. The surge of demand which has been causing so much chaos at UK … Read more

Barcelona bets on ‘digital twin’ as future of city planning – POLITICO

Press play to listen to this article This article is part of POLITICO’s Global Policy Lab: Living Cities, a collaborative journalism project exploring the future of cities. sign up here. BARCELONA — In five years’ time, the structure of Europe’s cities won’t be decided in local town halls but inside a quiet 19th-century chapel in … Read more

Take a sip of vintage Mallorca and explore its rugged peaks

The largest of Spains’ Balearics, Mallorca is a popular tourist hotspot, but for very good reason. With dazzling Mediterranean beaches, some of the most impressive cave systems in Europe and vineyards alenty, it’s worth dipping your toe into its sapphire waters. Though many think they know Mallorca, there’s a lot more to the island than … Read more

Real Madrid stun Manchester City to reach Champions League final | Football News

Real Madrid fought back from the brink of elimination to beat Manchester City 3-1 after extra time and 6-5 on aggregate in an enthralling and dramatic Champions League semi-final. City led 1-0 on Wednesday night and 5-3 on aggregate when Riyad Mahrez scored after 73 minutes, but Real substitute Rodrygo equalized in the last minute … Read more