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Has Spain’s economic contraction become self-perpetuating?

Pensions are putting increasing pressure on the Spanish economy.

The Spanish government has so far managed to avoid requesting a sovereign bailout and says growth will return by the end of 2013. But the bad news is that once again, recession still lurks on the horizon.

January 31st, 2013 | Posted in Business, Featured, Spain News | Read More »

La Liga: Rayo Vallecano defy the odds to keep riding high

Rayo beat Betis 3-0.

Madrid’s “other team” shrug off their troubles to push for Champions League spot. Meanwhile, Ronaldo scores three and Messi bags four ahead of the year’s first Clásico.

January 29th, 2013 | Posted in Sports, Featured, Spain News | Read More »

Berardo brings Buddha to Lisbon

Joe Berardo

Influence of Portuguese-born tycoon goes beyond business as he amasses a huge art collection.

January 28th, 2013 | Posted in Culture, Featured, Portugal News | Read More »

Scrupulously ridiculous

Artur Mas (left) and Oriol Junqueras.

Wednesday’s first session of the new Catalan parliament was not dedicated to the economic crisis and the social hardships it has caused, but to the issuing of a Declaration of Sovereignty that is legally void and politically dubious.

January 25th, 2013 | Posted in Iberoblog | Read More »

The next Spain

Spanish flag.

It’s by no means certain that the Spanish state set up in 1978 will survive to hold general elections in 2015. Could Mariano Rajoy’s government be the last ever?

January 23rd, 2013 | Posted in Politics, Featured | Read More »

La Liga: Real Sociedad inflict Barça’s first loss of season

Leo Messi scored against Real Sociedad.

Atlético and Real Madrid close the gap at the top with convincing wins, but the Catalans are still running away with the title.

January 22nd, 2013 | Posted in Sports, Spain News | Read More »

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