Spain

Desperate times

12 August 2011 10:59

You have to hand it to the Eurocracy: it is nothing if not determined. The recent horrors on the stock…

Euro crisis enters a new phase

19 July 2011 10:57

It was a problem that would be fixed with a snap of the Commissioners’ manicured fingers, but now fresh euro-storms…

The Portuguese fallout

7 April 2011 10:50

How much are we in for? That is the question that springs most readily to mind after Portugal’s request for…

Libya has shown the government the virtue of a multilateral approach

25 March 2011 14:05

The Libya intervention has already turned the international kaleidoscope, showing new and remarkable patterns. It has seen China acquiesce to…

Cameron’s €4 billion Portuguese challenge

24 March 2011 16:04

As if the budget and Libya weren’t enough, the UK Government woke up today with another major challenge on its…

Oliver Goldsmith Refashioned for the 21st Century

14 March 2011 22:26

A stunt on Spanish TV goes horribly wrong and ends in tragedy as the innocent party here bites off more…

Iberian blues

26 November 2010 15:32

I’m finishing a two-day trip to Spain and am about to board a plane, just as the bond markets turn…

Why Spain matters to Britain

25 November 2010 18:50

So far Ireland and Greece have been bailed out with relative ease. If Portugal required external assistance, Europe could run…

The death knell for the Euro?

21 November 2010 13:50

Are we witnessing the start of a very long death scene for the Euro? Asked if the Euro will survive,…

Great Moments in Sub-Editing

23 May 2010 2:07

Am cricketing today, so talk amongst yourselves. Or stay silent if you prefer. Meanwhile, here’s a reminder that the Murdoch…

Zapatero & His Banshees

30 September 2009 14:43

Remiss of me not to note that this photograph of the Obamas and the Zapateros has caused quite a stir…