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LIFE IN THE COUNTRY

Finding pastures new at Catalonia’s school for shepherds

Young people tired of city life are training up for a new, if lonely, existence in the mountains

ACCOMODATION SCAMS

Barcelona cracks down on illegal subletting through Airbnb

Property owners are discovering that bogus tenants are renting out their apartments They then post ads for them on accommodation sites without permission

TECHNOLOGY

Uber attempts comeback in Spain with takeout delivery service

US ride-sharing and taxi company will be offering food deliveries in Barcelona Firm’s operations were halted by a judge last year after complaints of unfair competition

Ride-share service Uber pledges to pay fines incurred by users in Spain

Announcement comes in week Spanish judge ordered US company to cease operations

Spain’s first video-rental store still holding out after 34 years

Founded in 1980, Video Instan in Barcelona continues to resist the challenge of the internet

UNREST IN CATALONIA

Barcelona mayor halts squat demolition after fourth night of rioting

Another 23 people arrested as 3,000 join in renewed protests Residents announce plans to rebuild demolished Can Vies center

TECHNOLOGY

The five most original apps at MWC

Liopa recognizes the movement of your lips to unlock your cellphone CaM Me takes "selfies" of your entire body

CANTABRIAN CAVERS

Lost group were on the right path after all

Search parties did not enter caves until 6pm, after cavers were reported missing in the morning

CANTABRIA CAVERS

Cavers missing since Saturday found safe

The two experienced speleologists had been practicing with some less experienced colleagues