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Kafka in Spain

Paranoia existed long before the great Prague-born writer: just take a look at Andalusia’s great fortifications.

November 29th, 2011 | Posted in Iberoblog | Read More »

Who will be in charge for Rajoy’s great Spanish clean-up?

Mariano Rajoy

The prime minister-elect’s priorities are clear: restoring confidence in the Spanish economy and cutting the jobless line. But how he plans to go about these tasks remains a mystery, and it’s quite possible that the EU’s decision-makers will end up playing a major role.

November 28th, 2011 | Posted in Politics, Featured, Spain News | Read More »

Why Real Madrid vs. Barcelona will be crucial, for Germany

Spain’s big football clash, el Clásico, looms. But beyond its implications for La Liga, this time the game could have some meaning for Spain’s all-conquering national team and its German rival.

November 24th, 2011 | Posted in Sports, Spain News | Read More »

O Lusitania

The work of Fernando Pessoa can be disconcerting, beguiling – and sometimes tiresome. But where are the Portuguese writers capable of walking in his footsteps?

November 22nd, 2011 | Posted in Iberoblog | Read More »

Rajoy must take reins swiftly to avoid economic chaos

In the wake of the Popular Party’s overwhelming election win, the prime minister-elect must act decisively ahead of his instatement in order to calm the markets.

November 21st, 2011 | Posted in Iberoblog, Featured | Read More »

Rajoy’s big challenge: “Reassure the markets”

After taking the Spanish election by a landslide, centre-right leader Mariano Rajoy faces the challenge of reassuring international markets that he can tackle Spain’s debt crisis, says Guy Hedgecoe.

November 21st, 2011 | Posted in Videos | Read More »

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