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Jun 7th 2012

Hola! El Huffington Post Launches in Spain

The latest international edition of the Huffington Post debuted today in Spain in partnership with the leading Spanish-language newspaper El Pais. El Huffington Post, headquartered in Madrid, follows launches this year of Le Huffington Post France and Le Huffington Post Québec. Other international editions include HuffPost Canada, the first international edition, and The Huffington Post UK, both of which went live last year. Meanwhile, later this year, L'Huffington Post Italia is scheduled to debut later this year.

Montserrat Domínguez, most recently director and host of "A vivir que son dos días," the leading weekend radio show at Cadena SER, is editorial director. Read her blog post today about the new site. During her long journalism career, Montserrat has also worked for Efe News Agency, Canal +, Antena 3, and Tele 5, served as a political contributor to La Vanguardia and is VP of the Spanish section of the European Journalists Association.

Read about the rest of the team in Arianna Huffington's blog post in English or in Spanish. Huffington also shares the launch day lineup of bloggers and talks about the economic climate in Spain, saying that "Spain is at a crucial moment in its history, engulfed in crisis and facing steep challenges." Take a behind the scenes look at the launch by viewing these pictures and a video.

Dec 13th 2011

HuffPost UK Expands with Culture and Celebrity Launches

We're excited to announce the latest additions to The Huffington Post UK family, HuffPost Culture and HuffPost Celebrity.

Adding to the long list of celebrity bloggers who have voiced their opinion on HuffPost in the past, HuffPost Celebrity will focus on the latest showbiz gossip and photos, as well as news and views from the HuffPost Celebrity team. The site launches today with an exclusive interview with Factor UK winners Little Mix. Bloggers who will be contributing in the coming months include Susan Boyle, Carol Vorderman and Nicola Roberts. To date, The Huffington Post UK has featured blog posts from a wide range of celebrity contributors, including Kelly Rowland, Christopher Biggins, Noel Gallagher and Ricky Gervais.

HuffPost UK Culture complements the site's entertainment coverage and is a destination for all facets of performing, literary, visual and broadcast arts, including dance, opera, music, architecture, film, poetry, TV, photography and more. It is a forum for discussion of arts and culture, and serves as a handy guide for users wanting to stay abreast of cultural news and events. HuffPost UK Culture will also feature original video performances from poets and performance artists including Michelle Madsen (founder, Hammer & Tongues) and performance poet Deanna Rodger. Bloggers include Culture Secretary Jeremy Hunt, Scroobius Pip, Tate Liverpool and Barbican.

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