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La Liga: The end is nigh for José Mourinho

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Real Madrid lose again as the Portuguese coach controversially drops club captain Iker Casillas

December 26th, 2012 | Posted in Sports, Featured, Spain News | Read More »

What does 2013 hold in store for the euro?

With a turbulent year behind it, the euro looks stronger now than at any point in the last 12 months. So what will 2013 mean for the common currency?

December 21st, 2012 | Posted in Expats, Spain News | Read More »

The argument for Spanish in Catalan schools

Catalan children arriving at school.

Catalan nationalists have made the question of teaching language into a central pillar of identity, defining those who dissent as unpatriotic – a deadly argument for any political debate. This is the second article in a two-part series.

December 19th, 2012 | Posted in Iberoblog, Featured | Read More »

La Liga: Fallen hero Llorente eyes Bilbao exit

Fernando Llorente.

Athletic’s striker is heading for the door. Meanwhile, Barcelona tighten their grip on the league title.

December 18th, 2012 | Posted in Sports, Spain News | Read More »

The ‘Spanishization’ crusade of José Ignacio Wert

The Spanish government claims its education reform is based on human rights and raising academic standards. But other motives become apparent in a law that seeks to roll back the use of Catalan in the northern region’s schools. This is the first article in a two-part series.

December 17th, 2012 | Posted in Iberoblog, Featured | Read More »

Euro climbs as Eurozone banking supervisor agreed

The euro gained against the pound and US dollar this week, reversing all of last week’s losses, as Eurozone leaders agreed a single banking supervisor for the currency zone.

December 14th, 2012 | Posted in Expats, Spain News | Read More »

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