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Tales for Tapas: Because we can

Bon Jovi

A cheap gig from some veteran rockers, Rajoy riffs on banking union and students stick it to the man in charge of education.

June 7th, 2013 | Posted in Iberoblog, Featured, Spain News | Read More »

Statistics and identity

A new poll offers some curious findings about nationalism and regional feeling in Spain.

June 6th, 2013 | Posted in Iberoblog | Read More »

Tales for Tapas: Profitability and protection


Bankia puts profits first, EU politicians side-step big expectations…and the sun is due to underperform.

May 31st, 2013 | Posted in Iberoblog, Featured, Spain News | Read More »

Tales for Tapas: On the move


Continental shifts, Eurovision diplomacy and well-heeled lawyers.

May 24th, 2013 | Posted in Iberoblog, Featured, Spain News | Read More »



A comic opera taking on Spain’s economic crisis offers a rousing alternative to mass demonstrations.

May 23rd, 2013 | Posted in Iberoblog, Featured, Videos | Read More »

Spain has melted Mourinho’s aura of invincibility

José Mourinho

Defeat in the Copa del Rey final confirms that the reputation of the departing Real Madrid coach has suffered over the last three years. But Spain and he were never meant for one another.

May 20th, 2013 | Posted in Iberoblog, Sports, Featured, Spain News | Read More »

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