food news

Burger King Workers Must Be Allowed to Grow Beards, Catalan Government Rules

Burger King has also been sued in the U.S. by an employee who was fired for refusing to shave his beard.
Jelisa Castrodale
Blow hards

A Guy Really Tried to Smuggle a Pound of Cocaine Under His Toupee

Like my hair? Gee, thanks. Just snort it.
Tim Marcin

A Blue Crab Invasion Is Making Life Hell for Spanish Fishermen

Maryland's beloved blue crabs somehow made it across the Atlantic, and are now "devouring everything" and even getting compared to ISIS.
Jelisa Castrodale

Woman May Have Had Allergic Reaction to Drugs in Partner’s Semen

"To our knowledge, this is the first reported case."
Sarah Emerson
food safety

Woman Dies, 29 Diners Sickened After Eating at Michelin-Starred Restaurant

Although Barceló has not yet confirmed that morel mushrooms were the cause of the food poisoning, it is being investigated as a possibility.
Jelisa Castrodale

In Spain, Olive Oil Producers Are Stuck at the Center of the Immigration Debate

Spanish nationalists claim there are too many immigrants. If that's the case, why can’t farmers find enough to hire?
Gowri Chandra
catalan independence

12 Catalan separatist leaders have gone on trial in Spain. Here’s what you need to know.

“Self-determination is synonymous with peace and not war.”
Tim Hume

PHOTOS: We went underground with some of Spain’s last coal miners

La Escondida remains the last functioning coal mine in El Bierzo, a region scattered with shuttered mines, in the far north of Spain.
Agnes Walton
sexual violence

Spain Erupts in Protests as Court Upholds 'Wolf Pack' Gang Rape Acquittal

The five men bragged about raping women in their Whatsapp group chat and filmed themselves sexually assaulting a teenage girl during Pamplona's annual running of the bulls festival.
Sirin Kale
Vice News Tonight

Francisco Franco is still dividing Spain three decades after his death

Spain is digging up the remains of Francisco Franco — and lots of controversy with him
Steven Bartus
Donald Trump

Trump told Spain to build its very own border wall — in the Sahara

“The Sahara border can’t be bigger than our border with Mexico.”
Tim Hume

Barcelona Beach Vendors Busted for Selling E. Coli-Tainted Mojitos, Storing Ingredients in Sewers

Remember this next time you envy your friend's Instagram dispatch from Playa de la Barceloneta.
Jelisa Castrodale