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The curse of the EU presidency

Halfway through its six-month presidency of the European Union, Spain is struggling to score many positive marks at the helm of the 27-nation bloc. But given the tough political and economic circumstances, few observers should be surprised at the lacklustre performance.

March 30th, 2010 | Posted in Politics | Read More »

Arsenal vs. Barça: a purists’ treat

The most tantalising of this year’s Champions League quarter-finals pits Europe’s greatest exponents of the beautiful game against each other.

March 29th, 2010 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Madrid, capital of the special advertising section

Newspapers’ glossy “country reports” come from a murky world somewhere between sales and journalism.

March 26th, 2010 | Posted in Culture | Read More »

FARC, ETA and Al Qaeda: the terror connection

Ongoing terrorism investigations suggest some extraordinary links between three very different terror groups. Recent allegations related to these connections have put the government of Prime Minister Zapatero in an uncomfortable spot as it tries to protect Spain’s investments in Venezuela.

March 24th, 2010 | Posted in Politics | Read More »

Feet of clay give Spain Davis Cup edge

Even when Rafa Nadal is not available, Spain’s tennis players are an awesome prospect on their home turf.

March 20th, 2010 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Farewell to Delibes’ rural dissent

The death of novelist Miguel Delibes has robbed Spain of a unique literary voice.

March 19th, 2010 | Posted in Culture | Read More »

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