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Ideology is first casualty of Spain’s economic crisis

Both the government and opposition have failed to rise to the policy challenges of the current crisis. This bodes badly for the next general election.

August 30th, 2010 | Posted in Business | Read More »

It’s Real Mourinho vs. Spain FC as La Liga begins

Real Madrid and Barcelona will battle it out for the Spanish football league title, but this time the rivalry has a host of intriguing subplots.

August 27th, 2010 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Melilla spat with Morocco reveals uncomfortable truths

Bilateral tensions, rather than police abuses, are what sparked the recent crisis between Spain and its North African neighbour in an episode that embarrassed the Spanish government and made the opposition look crudely opportunistic.

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

Javier Bardem and Penélope Cruz: compare and contrast

Spain’s biggest acting couple have got married. But this writer believes Bardem alone deserves all the plaudits.

August 23rd, 2010 | Posted in Culture, Films | Read More »

Spanish athletes drop the baton ahead of 2012

The Barcelona European Championships highlighted how track and field has been left in the shadow of Spain’s star-studded other sports.

August 18th, 2010 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Silly season divides Spanish and English-speaking media

Foreign newspapers’ treatment of Spain may be erratic and often distorted, but it offers a counterbalance to the dull flow of local news in the summer months.

August 16th, 2010 | Posted in Politics | Read More »

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