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    1. April 24, 2015

      Spain property: Madrid waits for the signal to ‘go’

      Over the past decade and a half, making even a modest investment in Madrid’s housing market has been a bit like taking a...

    2. March 27, 2015

      Velázquez at the Grand Palais, Paris

      Velázquez at the Grand Palais in Paris Returning from Madrid in 1865, Manet asked Baudelaire why anyone bothered trying to...

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    1. Modern Barcelona

      Barcelona, in a duel with Spain’s capital Madrid, is a city constantly regenerating wh...
    2. Doing Business in Portugal 2012

      Reform: Commentary by the country’s greatest 19th century novelist is given a new airing...
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    1. March 25, 2015

      Spain to welcome back descendants of Jews expelled in 1492

      Spain is on the brink of granting citizenship to the descendants of Jewish families expelled from the country in 1492, in a...

    2. March 19, 2015

      Impoverished south to test Spain’s political upstarts

      Susana Díaz makes her way slowly through the theatre of Alcalá de Guadaíra, her path blocked at every turn by crowds of...

    3. The World

      March 19, 2015

      Popular parties blight Rajoy's electoral fortunes

      It seems as if good news is gushing out of Spain these days like water from a Seville fountain. The economy is expanding at...

    4. March 13, 2015

      Raoul Dufy, Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid

      Raoul Dufy at Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid A new exhibition in Madrid suggests that Raoul Dufy is a misunderstood...

    5. March 2, 2015

      A quixotic quest to unearth Spain’s literary great

      The Convent of the Barefoot Trinitarians occupies a 17th-century building in the heart of Madrid’s lively Barrio de las...

    6. February 25, 2015

      EMBA alliance between Ceibs and Iese to teach on five continents

      Two of the worlds leading proponents of Executive MBA programmes - MBAs for working managers - are to team up to teach a...

    7. February 25, 2015

      The BBVA bank vaults that hoard data instead of bullion

      The processors, roughly six feet tall, huddle in subterranean corridors. Apart from their humming, the room is locked in...

    8. Westminster Blog

      February 23, 2015

      Tory MP: EU referendum is deterring UK investment

      Mark Garnier is a brave breed of Tory MP. The former fund manager and member of the Treasury select committee has spoken out...

    9. February 16, 2015

      Saeta Yield IPO buoyed by positive mood

      Saeta Yield, a new renewable energy company spun out of Actividades de Construcción y Servicios, the Spanish infrastructure...

    10. February 13, 2015

      Boris’s London tunnel vision raises questions on cost

      It has been done in Sydney and Seoul, Oslo and Madrid, and now Boris Johnson wants it done in London. But is the mayor’s...

    11. FT Photo Diary

      February 11, 2015

      Dog day in Madrid

      A dog lies down as its owner begs on a street nearby in Madrid, Spain, Wednesday ...

    12. February 11, 2015

      Sterling strength underpinned by BoE policy

      Brits fancying a trip to Paris, Rome or Madrid are quids in. At one point on Wednesday, it took less than 74 pence to buy...

    13. February 10, 2015

      Aena embarks on Spain’s largest IPO since financial crisis

      Airports operator Aena will on Wednesday notch up the biggest flotation on the Madrid stock market since 2007, highlighting...

    14. February 10, 2015

      Aena to float at €58 a share in Spain’s second-biggest IPO

      Aena, the Spanish airports operator, will be floated on the Madrid stock market on Wednesday in the biggest initial public...

    15. FT Photo Diary

      February 9, 2015

      Head for hats

      A model presents a creation in a multiple exposure photo from Ana Locking’s Fall/Winter 2015 collection during the...

    16. February 4, 2015

      Podemos cements position in polls

      Spanish voters are shifting their support towards Podemos in growing numbers, according to a poll that provides fresh...

    17. January 31, 2015

      Tens of thousands of Podemos supporters march in Madrid

      Tens of thousands of Podemos supporters marched in the streets of Madrid on Saturday, in the first mass rally staged by...

    18. January 30, 2015

      Spain grows at fastest rate in seven years

      The Spanish economy is growing faster than at any time since the start of the financial crisis seven years ago, amid signs...

    19. January 25, 2015

      Argentine journalist who revealed prosecutor’s death flees to Israel

      The Argentine journalist who first broke the story of the suspicious death of the prosecutor investigating a 1994 bombing in...

    20. January 23, 2015

      BBVA boosts capital with Chinese deal

      Spain’s BBVA is selling a 4.9 per cent stake in China Citic Bank Corp for €1.46bn, in a move that will boost its capital...

    21. January 23, 2015

      Spanish slush fund scandal re-erupts

      The slush fund scandal that has tormented Spain’s ruling Popular party over the past two years re-erupted on Friday when the...

    22. January 22, 2015

      Spain to float airports operator Aena

      The Spanish government is expected to sign off on the much-delayed privatisation of airports operator Aena on Friday, paving...

    23. January 20, 2015

      Prado’s Gabriele Finaldi in the frame for National Gallery chief

      Gabriele Finaldi, co-director of the Prado in Madrid, will be named as the next director of the UK’s National Gallery, say...

    24. January 10, 2015

      Charlie Hebdo suspect may be in Syria

      Hayat Boumeddiene, 26, the most wanted remaining suspect in connection with the Charlie Hebdo killings, may have fled to...

    25. December 26, 2014

      The architectural team SelgasCano who will design London’s Serpentine Pavilion

      When SelgasCano — the husband-and-wife architectural team of José Selgas and Lucía Cano — built its office in the woods...

    26. beyondbrics

      December 23, 2014

      Hello 2015: the EM "catch up" themes to watch

      By Jorge Mariscal of UBS Wealth Management Over the past 20 years, 700m people have been lifted out of poverty in developing...

    27. December 19, 2014

      Snapshot: ‘Alvin Langdon Coburn’, Fundación Mapfre, Madrid

      Snapshot: ‘Alvin Langdon Coburn’, Fundación Mapfre, Madrid Alvin Langdon Coburn was eight years old when he was given his...

    28. December 11, 2014

      Inditex shares up after strong recent sales rise

      Sales at Inditex have risen sharply in recent weeks, boosting investor hopes amid signs that a period of tough foreign...

    29. The World

      December 7, 2014

      A new slant on the meaning of global lobbying

      After a frenetic period of travel involving 10 separate trips overseas in the past three months, I am trying to catch my...

    30. December 5, 2014

      Snapshot: ‘Picturing Mary’ at the US National Museum of Women in the Arts

      ‘Picturing Mary’, National Museum of Women in the Arts Praised by Michelangelo for her painting when she was just a...

    31. November 28, 2014

      Santander’s Botín signals intent with new chief executive

      It has taken Ana Botín only two months to stamp her authority on the vast financial empire she took over from her late...

    32. November 24, 2014

      Carlos Slim in talks to buy stake in FCC

      Carlos Slim has become the third and latest billionaire to express interest in Fomento de Construcciones y Contratas, the...

    33. November 21, 2014

      The return of Madrid’s feelgood factor

      At La Magdalena de Proust, a bakery on a sunny street in central Madrid, a batch of sourdough rye bread loaves has just...

    34. November 19, 2014

      El Corte Inglés reflects Spain’s woes

      For many visitors to Spain, El Corte Inglés is as much a symbol of the country as Barcelona’s unfinished cathedral or...

    35. November 14, 2014

      Technology will decide the future oil price

      Here is a list of years for you: 1914, 1939, 1946, 1951, 1972, 1974 and 2008. What do they all have in common? The answer is...

    36. The World

      November 12, 2014

      Dysfunctional labour market leaves millions out of Spain's recovery

      People wait in line at a government employment office in Madrid - Getty A strong, broadly based economic recovery in the...

    37. November 9, 2014

      Orchestra of St Luke’s/Heras-Casado, Carnegie Hall, New York – review

      Contrary to popular misconception, New York is anything but a one-orchestra town. The Philharmonic is our richest, busiest,...

    38. November 9, 2014

      Catalan leaders hope big turnout will send independence signal

      More than 2m Catalans took part in a symbolic vote on the political future of the northern Spanish region on Sunday, in the...

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