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How EU austerity is falling foul of the law

Anti-IMF graffiti in Lisbon.

There is a simmering confrontation between some EU members’ highest courts and European authorities over the limits of austerity, interstate solidarity and human rights.

June 19th, 2013 | Posted in Business, Featured, Portugal News | Read More »

Turbo-charged exports won’t drive Spain out of the crisis

Seat

There is a growing chorus of voices claiming that Spain’s exports are pushing the country out of economic trouble; but the reality suggests that much more than a healthy trade balance is needed.

June 11th, 2013 | Posted in Business, Featured, Spain News | Read More »

Fracking gives Spain another headache over regional autonomy

Fracking

While Cantabria’s conservatives ban the controversial practice, the cash-strapped central government sees a source of badly needed jobs and investment.

May 30th, 2013 | Posted in Business, Featured, Spain News | Read More »

Valencia cooks up controversy with “bread war”

A Navarro bakery in Quart de Poblet.

The “Ikea of bread” offers a low-cost staple for crisis-hit locals. But is it a blessing or a cynical stunt?

April 24th, 2013 | Posted in Business, Featured, Spain News | Read More »

Beyond their ken?

The Spanish and EU flags.

Spain’s economic problems now form part of such a complex web of cause and effect, action and reaction, that it is getting increasingly difficult for laymen, journalists and politicians alike to get to the core of what is actually happening.

April 22nd, 2013 | Posted in Business, Featured, Iberoblog, Spain News | Read More »

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