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La Liga: prodigal Reyes finds form for derby demolition

Reyes scores against Betis.

Sevilla winger scores twice against Betis in 5-1 thrashing, while Atlético Madrid enjoy their finest ever start to a season.

November 20th, 2012 | Posted in Sports, Spain News | Read More »

Pound falls as UK faces triple-dip recession

The possibility of a triple-dip recession in the UK forced the pound down against both the euro and US dollar this week, putting an end to three weeks of gains against the common currency.

November 16th, 2012 | Posted in Expats | Read More »

Spain’s evictions push the defenceless over the edge

Amaia Egaña with her husband.

Government and Socialists are forced to take action on mortgages after dramatic eviction deaths.

November 14th, 2012 | Posted in Politics, Featured, Spain News | Read More »

La Liga: Levante v Real Madrid

Pepe challenges for the ball.

A waterlogged pitch and post-match fisticuffs spiced things up as Levante pushed the champions to the limit for three points.

November 13th, 2012 | Posted in Sports, Spain News | Read More »

Spanish education reforms…in the wrong direction

Children arriving at school in Madrid.

Schools’ emphasis on academic study, examination and cramming in the hours is dragging the country’s children back. But a planned overhaul of the system could simply make things worse.

November 12th, 2012 | Posted in Iberoblog, Featured, Spain News | Read More »

Spain’s gay marriage ruling through the eyes of a seasoned campaigner

Mili Hernández.

The country’s Constitutional Court has approved a 2005 same-sex marriage law. But as gay rights campaigner Mili Hernández explains, Spanish society moved on long before its politicians and courts.

November 8th, 2012 | Posted in Iberoblog, Featured, Spain News | Read More »

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