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Bullfighting’s Catalan accent

In Catalonia, bullfighting could soon be banned if a motion manages to get through the regional legislature. But with nationalist sentiment running high, the debate currently raging on this issue is about much more than just animal rights.

March 18th, 2010 | Posted in Politics | Read More »

What now for Real Madrid’s €250-million flops?

Early elimination from the Champions League for Ronaldo, Kaká and co. has left the plans of Real president Florentino Pérez in tatters.

March 15th, 2010 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

A cinema industry locked in confusion

Two prison dramas illustrate how the Spanish film sector is in danger of losing its identity – and the plot.

March 12th, 2010 | Posted in Culture, Films | Read More »

March 11’s divisive legacy

The sixth anniversary of the 2004 Madrid bombings is a reminder of how a terrorist attack helped set the tone of Spanish politics. Moreover, the divisions it highlighted are just as visible today, as the country stubbornly refuses to face up to its recent past.

March 10th, 2010 | Posted in Politics | Read More »

Time to end Spain’s labour market apartheid

As the Spanish government sets about reforming the labour market, it will struggle to balance the demands of the “haves” with those of the “have-nots.”

March 8th, 2010 | Posted in Business | Read More »

La Roja steals France’s crown of dominance

Vicente del Bosque’s Spain are looking increasingly like world champions. But can they maintain this kind of form into the summer?

March 8th, 2010 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

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