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A new take on the American abroad

Ben Lerner

Ben Lerner’s novel ‘Leaving the Atocha Station’ deftly explores the neuroses of a young foreigner living in Spain.

August 31st, 2012 | Posted in Culture, Featured, Books, IberoArts, Spain News | Read More »

Malcolm Tucker meets Mariano Rajoy

The solution to the Spanish government’s PR problems…?

August 29th, 2012 | Posted in Iberoblog | Read More »

La Liga: Getafe upset leaves Real Madrid still seeking a win

Gonzalo Higuaín scored for Real Madrid against Getafe.

League champions lose to cross-city rivals, while Messi’s double makes it two wins from two for Barcelona.

August 28th, 2012 | Posted in Sports, Featured, Spain News | Read More »

Land and liberty

Manuel Sánchez Gordillo.

A Communist Party mayor in southern Spain is taking a no-nonsense approach to providing rural people with land to work. Let’s hear it for Juan Manuel Sánchez Gordillo.

August 27th, 2012 | Posted in Politics, Featured, Spain News | Read More »

Basque Country enters an era of uncertainty

Patxi López

The announcement of early elections was a chance for the Basque premier to highlight how far the northern region has come in recent years. But despite the decline of ETA, the political horizon now looks decidedly tense.

August 22nd, 2012 | Posted in Politics, Featured, Spain News | Read More »

La Liga: Villa’s return a boost for new Barça boss

Gonzalo Higuaín in action for Real Madrid.

Barcelona’s new coach Tito Vilanova had a thrilling start against Real Sociedad, while Real Madrid stumbled against Valencia.

August 22nd, 2012 | Posted in Sports, Spain News | Read More »

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