October 2, 2017 4
With national police raiding and closing dozens of voting booths yesterday, it is clear that the vote will not be recognised by the conservative People’s Party government in Madrid.
December 23, 2015 7
Just about everyone this year voted to kick this mob out.
December 21, 2015 5
Brush up on the Spanish election talking points ahead of your Christmas lunch. It's bound to come up.
January 7, 2015 29
How will the right-wing parties of the world respond to their losses in 2014? And how will they fare in the years to come?
November 7, 2014
With Catalonia set for an independence "consultation" on Sunday, it's worth examining the legal war that has turned the campaign for independence into an anemic symbolic gesture.
July 25, 2014
The GFC hit Spain hard, and the recovery from it has spurred a resurgence of the Left, says Spanish activist Pablo Gallego Garcia.
July 4, 2014 5
British writer Alexander Fiske-Harrison first entered the ring as a wannabe bullfighter, but has found his niche following in Hemingway's footsteps -- quite literally.
August 20, 2013
Spain and Britain are still arguing over the coastal territory, but the discussion is unlikely to spark another Falklands War, writes Charles Richardson.
November 8, 2012 6
Youth unemployment in Spain sits at 50%, prompting many to flee and try and make their way in Australia. Kevin Ponniah reports on the youth that were promised prosperity.
September 7, 2012 14
The European Central Bank has established a mechanism that should provide greater stability for the eurozone -- but will countries use it? Glenn Dyer and Bernard Keane on the new lifesaver.
July 12, 2012 2
In Media Briefs: What's with the Canberra Times' Gillard toon? ... Murdoch hits out on Twitter ... Royals upset with Women's Day ... Scandinavian newspapers love paywalls and more ...
July 2, 2012
In today's Media Briefs: after a busy week Packer turns his attention to polo ... Front Page of the Day ... Fairfax journo tells of toxic newsroom ... Murdoch weighs in on TomKat and more ...
June 22, 2012 2
Comments from the Italian Prime Minister overnight reflect the growing fear that Europe is dragging the global economy into the mire.
June 20, 2012 4
Australian journalists have missed the point that there is growing concern about the failure of Europe to understand how bad its problems are. Glenn Dyer and Bernard Keane report.
June 19, 2012 2
Gina Rinehart presumably knows the story of The Independent but I wonder whether she will find the outcome any different if she gets her way in controlling the Fairfax papers?
June 12, 2012 3
I heard an interesting observation on US National Public Radio at the weekend about the negative impact on the presidential image of the president being seen and heard talking too much.
June 12, 2012 32
The Spanish bank bailout may have taken some heat out of the European crisis, but it's likely to be short lived as Italy's debt trap reminds the world why it should never have been admitted to the EMU.
May 31, 2012 1
Spain has a real head of steam up as it moves into the overtaking lane ahead of plunging past Greece, and out of the eurozone. Just look at the way financial markets traded overnight ...
May 30, 2012
The chances of Spain overtaking broken Greece to become the new flashpoint for the wobbling eurozone rose this morning after the European Central Bank reportedly rejected the 19 billion euro bailout of Bankia.
May 1, 2012 2
I was puzzled last night, as I read the comments after William Bowe posted news on his excellent Poll Bludger blog of the latest Newspoll,.