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    1. 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...

    2. 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...

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    1. Modern Barcelona

      Barcelona, in a duel with Spain’s capital Madrid, is a city constantly regenerating wh...
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    1. 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...

    2. 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...

    3. 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...

    4. 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...

    5. 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...

    6. 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...

    7. 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...

    8. 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...

    9. 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...

    10. 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...

    11. 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...

    12. 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...

    13. 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...

    14. 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...

    15. 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...

    16. 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...

    17. 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,...

    18. 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...

    19. November 8, 2014

      Italian sovereign wealth fund buys 23% of Rocco Forte Hotels

      Sir Rocco Forte is giving up nearly a quarter of his luxury hotels business to Italian investors in return for a £60m...

    20. November 5, 2014

      Rajoy must go if Spain is to confront the threats it faces

      A stable two-party political system has been among Spain’s greatest strengths in the post-Franco era. But since 2008 the...

    21. November 2, 2014

      Delay for listing of Spain’s Aena

      Spanish politicians and investment bankers are licking their wounds after a “contractual problem” derailed one of the...

    22. October 30, 2014

      Spanish recovery lays bare a social crisis

      For many of the poorer residents of Madrid, the daily struggle to put food on the table ends in a vast red-brick warehouse...

    23. October 29, 2014

      Spain’s voters are furious but refuse to punish corrupt leaders

      Spain’s political class can find no respite from the attention of prosecutors, and no shelter from the storm of popular...

    24. October 29, 2014

      Diane von Furstenberg: ‘The Woman I Wanted To Be’

      The Woman I Wanted To Be, by Diane von Furstenberg, Simon & Schuster, $26/ £20 Diane von Furstenberg’s life combines the...

    25. October 26, 2014

      The Academic Week Ahead

      Monday – Oct 27 Visit China Yale Center Beijing, a convening space and intellectual hub for all of Yale’s activities in...

    26. October 21, 2014

      Europe needs the will to build an energy union

      The EU’s 28 member states face many challenges if they are to revive Europe’s sluggish economy. One of the most important –...

    27. October 17, 2014

      Catalan leader demonstrates talent for survival

      In recent weeks, Artur Mas has been mocked for committing career suicide and dismissed as a political zombie. Critics...

    28. The World

      October 16, 2014

      Spain gets some breathing space over Catalonia

      It was an interesting week to visit Spain. On Tuesday, I interviewed Mariano Rajoy, the Spanish prime minister, on stage at...

    29. October 13, 2014

      Doubts emerge over Catalan independence vote

      Artur Mas, the Catalan president, seemed on the verge of calling off a controversial independence referendum planned for...

    30. October 13, 2014

      Spain’s Rajoy follows the fish through shark-infested waters

      There is a simple little chart that is doing the rounds in Moncloa, the government compound outside Madrid. Officials call...

    31. FT Alphaville

      October 10, 2014

      Draghi's true alternatives

      Mario Draghi has been very clear about what would push him into the full-blown QE of buying government bonds. He faces some...

    32. October 10, 2014

      Spain’s Ebola victim becomes subject of political fight

      Teresa Romero has spent the past four days in the silent world of an isolation ward at Madrid’s Carlos III hospital,...

    33. October 9, 2014

      Heathrow and Gatwick airports add medical checks for Ebola

      Enhanced screening for Ebola is to be introduced at London’s two main airports, Heathrow and Gatwick, and the Eurostar rail...

    34. October 9, 2014

      China’s migrants thrive in Spain’s financial crisis

      Silk Road Redux: China in Spain From his first-floor office in an industrial estate south of Madrid, Chen Maodong can track...

    35. October 8, 2014

      ‘Phantom’ credit card scandal haunts Spanish elite

      Caja Madrid, the scandal-ridden lender that became a symbol of Spain’s financial crisis, has returned to haunt the country’s...

    36. October 8, 2014

      Travel stocks bear brunt as Ebola fears spook markets

      Fears that the Ebola virus is spreading beyond Africa spooked markets on Wednesday, with travel stocks bearing the brunt as...

    37. October 7, 2014

      Spain scrambles to limit spread of Ebola after nurse infected

      Spanish authorities were struggling to contain the country’s worst public health scare in years – as well as a mounting...

    38. October 6, 2014

      Spain confirms nurse tests positive for Ebola

      A Spanish nurse has tested positive for the Ebola virus, in what appears to be the first case of a person contracting the...

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