VICE Spain


The Migrant Children Trapped on a Tiny Piece of Europe in Morocco

Mohammed is stuck in Melilla. He can't go back to his parents in Morocco, but he can't get further into Europe either.


What It’s Like to Run a Tiny Country When You're 27

Two young leaders from San Marino and Andorra on why they decided to go into national politics, in micro-states as populated as small cities.


Why Political Prisoners from Spain Seek Asylum in Belgium

For decades, Belgium has quietly offered an escape for activists considered enemies of the Spanish state. Here's how.


The Story of a Fake Country that Created a Real Political Movement

What had started out as an innocent meme mocking the 2017 struggle for independence in Catalonia ended up deeply dividing Spain.


Gibraltar’s Youth Fear Brexit Closing Them Off from the World

Brexit has rekindled one of the worst periods of the Rock’s recent history: the closing of the border that separates Gibraltar from their neighbours in Spain.


When Your Town Is So Boring You Have to Hop a Border to Party

The Spanish enclave of Ceuta is not an exciting place to live – let alone to rave. And so privileged-enough kids freely cross the border with Morocco for a proper night out.


Photos of a Million People Taking Part in a Little Known Christian Tradition

El Camino del Rocío marks the Christian holy day of Pentecost.


What It's Like to Make Your Country's First Women's Football Stickers

When María Vázquez's daughters asked her why they couldn't find stickers of their favourite players, she decided to do something about it.


Intimate Photographs from the First Years of Punk

Ivar Muñoz-Rojas's new book features photos from the personal archive of 'Slash' magazine founder Philomena Winstanley.


These 'Beehive' Flats Might Be the Depressing Future of City Living

Landlords in Barcelona are cramming up to 30 people into a single shared flat, with each tenant living in a three-square-metre cubicle.


Photos of Life in a Barcelona Drug Squat

Photographer Sasha Asensio spent time in one of the dozens of 'narcopisos' in Barcelona.


Watch Our New Film About Barcelona's Drug Squats

Gangs are taking over flats in the city, making life a nightmare for their neighbours.