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Video: “Barcelona have done it again…!”

Video: “Barcelona have done it again…!”

Celebrations in Barcelona as Barça lift the Champions League title for the fourth time.

May 30th, 2011 | Posted in Videos | Read More »

Roll up, roll up, for the Socialist horror show

Putting on a brave face: Chacón, Rubalcaba and Zapatero share a joke.

The Spanish Socialist Party has just suffered its heaviest election defeat ever. But with internal strife finally bubbling over, things can still get worse.

May 27th, 2011 | Posted in Featured, Iberoblog | Read More »

All too predictable

Absolutely true to recent form, a week ago Tuesday the two immediately upcoming Spanish government bond auctions which were to lead up to the weekend’s municipal and regional elections were put into journalistic – and might we add – speculative play by an article in one of the world’s news sources of reference.

May 25th, 2011 | Posted in Iberoblog | Read More »

Depor’s glory a distant memory as team slides out of Liga

Happier days: Juan Carlos Valerón celebrates during Depor's 4-0 win over AC Milan in 2004.

Not so long ago, “Superdepor” rode high in La Liga and even dazzled in Europe. But years of decline have finally led to the team’s relegation after a disastrous season.

May 25th, 2011 | Posted in Featured, Sports | Read More »

A lurch to the right that cost Zapatero dear

The Spanish prime minister wanted to maintain a robust welfare state while handling the demands of the global economy. His decision to abandon the former in favour of the latter goes a long way to explaining the Socialists’ local election disaster.

May 23rd, 2011 | Posted in Iberoblog | Read More »

Video: “15-m injects burst of energy”

Video: “15-m injects burst of energy”

With the votes in from the May 22 local elections and the governing Socialists suffering a heavy defeat, Iberosphere co-editor Guy Hedgecoe looks at how the 15-M movement injected a much needed burst of energy into Spanish politics. But can the activists maintain their momentum?

May 23rd, 2011 | Posted in Videos | Read More »

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