Lauren Frayer

Lauren Frayer appears in the following:

Ending Centuries Of Tradition, A Bull Survives A Spanish Festival

Saturday, September 17, 2016

One of Spain's biggest fiestas involves stabbing a bull as it runs through the streets, dying. Many call it cruel. Others call it tradition. This year, the bull still ran, but the killing was banned.


Spanish Parliament Debates No Confidence Vote On Caretaker Government

Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Spain could be facing its third election in a year if parliament passes a no-confidence motion in the country's caretaker government this week. Many Spaniards say they have already lost confidence in the country's entire political class.


Culinary Superstars Take Their Top-Rated Spanish Restaurant On The Road

Sunday, August 14, 2016

The Roca brothers are taking on a huge logistical challenge this summer: They're recreating their cuisine in five cities, including London, San Francisco, Phoenix, Hong Kong and Santiago, Chile.


The Roca Brothers, Famous For Fusing Food And Tech, Hit The Road

Monday, August 08, 2016

To international foodies, the Rocas are rock stars of haute cuisine. This summer, they've bolted their restaurant in Spain to cook gourmet pop-up meals in five cities over five weeks.


Making Sure Ecstasy Is Ecstasy: Volunteers Test Drugs At U.K. Music Fests

Wednesday, August 03, 2016

This summer, the first stop for many U.K. partiers will be a special tent where, without fear of arrest, they can get their illegal drugs tested for potency and makeup to prevent overdoses.


This Spanish Farm Makes Foie Gras Without Force-Feeding

Monday, August 01, 2016

A farmer in Spain makes foie gras from wild geese who gorge themselves naturally on acorns and olives. New York chef Dan Barber describes tasting it as "the best culinary experience of my life."


For Post-Brexit British Vacationers, Staying Home Now Seems Appealing

Sunday, July 31, 2016

In the weeks since British voters chose to leave the EU, the value of the pound has dropped steeply. That's made European vacations more expensive โ€” and staying in the U.K. more attractive.


In A British Town Full Of EU Workers, Brexit Vote Brings Uncertainty

Friday, July 29, 2016

Crawley, which voted to leave the EU, has attracted many workers from EU countries seeking jobs at nearby Gatwick Airport. "We just want it to go back to the way it was before," says a resident.


Why Did Busloads Of Asian Tourists Suddenly Arrive In This English Village?

Saturday, July 23, 2016

Residents of Kidlington awoke one morning to find hundreds of foreign tourists snapping photos on their front lawns. For six weeks, the visitors continued to come by the busload. Then they vanished.


British Home Secretary Theresa May Set To Become Next Prime Minister

Monday, July 11, 2016

Britain's next prime minister looks certain to be Theresa May, the current home secretary. May's rival in the race to lead the ruling Conservative Party dropped out on Monday, making May the sole candidate for the job.


7-Year Analysis Finds British Hastily Entered Iraq War

Wednesday, July 06, 2016

It took seven years to prepare, but at last the definitive report into Britain's involvement in the invasion of Iraq has been published in London.


Chilcot Report Details Britain's Role In The Iraq War

Wednesday, July 06, 2016

It's taken 7 years but Britons are hearing a report on their country's involvement in the Iraq war. It's the result of a probe into the political decisions that led the U.K. to send troops to Iraq.


Brexit Vote Leads To Increased Anti-Immigrant Sentiment In The UK

Tuesday, July 05, 2016

Unity events are being held across the United Kingdom, after a spike in reports of hate crimes and racism, following a vote to leave the European Union. It's a summer-long campaign to tackle intolerance tied to Brexit.


Britain's Nigel Farage, Brexit Champion, Quits His Post With Right-Wing UKIP

Monday, July 04, 2016

Farage, who led the charge for Britain to leave the EU, resigned his post as leader of the UKIP party. "I've done my bit," he told reporters.


Farage Announces Resignation Of Head Of U.K. Independence Party

Monday, July 04, 2016

As the U.S. celebrates its exit from the British empire, we have the latest on Britain's plan to exit the EU. On Monday, Brexit proponent Nigel Farage resigned as head of the U.K. Independence Party.


In Spain, Voters Lean Toward Conservatives' Safety And Security

Monday, June 27, 2016

Spain's elections on Sunday were the first in Europe since Britain's vote to leave the EU. It appears that drove Spanish voters toward the perceived safety and security of incumbent conservatives.


'Brexit' Sentiments Hang Over Spanish Elections For Voters Wanting Change

Sunday, June 26, 2016

Spaniards head to the polls today after the previous election failed to produce a government. While some voters want change, others are worried that Brexit-like discontent will cause more instability.


Boris Johnson: London's Ex-Mayor Could Be Britain's Next Prime Minister

Saturday, June 25, 2016

Johnson took a gamble by leading the campaign for Britain to leave the EU. He's now a leading candidate to replace his college friend and fellow Conservative David Cameron.


U.K. Expats In Spain Nervously Watch Brexit Balloting

Thursday, June 23, 2016

The British debate on EU membership has often focused on immigration. Yet some 2.2 million British expats live on the continent and fear their lives could be turned upside down if Britain leaves.


Spain Holds Special Stake In Brexit Vote

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

The Brexit vote is being closely watched in Spain. Hundreds of thousands of British nationals live there, and European Union integration has been a boon for them and their Spanish neighbors.