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    1. August 24, 2016

      Madrid, Spain — Start-ups spawned from economic crisis

      Population (city / metropolitan area): 3.3m / 6.5m Private funding for Spanish start-ups 2015: €659.4m Fundraising for...

    2. Fast FT

      August 23, 2016

      Portuguese bond sell-off ploughs on

      Portuguese bonds just can’t catch a break. Even after Fitch held the country’s credit rating and outlook steady on...

    3. August 19, 2016

      Spanish parties sign anti-graft pact

      Spain’s conservative Popular party signed an “anti-corruption pact” with the centrist Ciudadanos party on Friday in a...

    4. Fast FT

      August 19, 2016

      Portuguese 10-year bond yields head towards 3%

      Portugal’s bond sell-off has picked up pace as a looming ratings decision could exert further pressure on the former...

    5. August 19, 2016

      Spain calls time on alcohol-fuelled stag parties

      If you are going to Mojácar, be sure not to wear a penis costume in the street. That, in essence, is the message being...

    6. FT Photo Diary

      August 19, 2016

      Glory for Jones

      Jade Jones (GBR) of United Kingdom celebrates after defeating Eva Calvo Gomez (ESP) of Spain in the 57kg Taekwondo...

    7. August 19, 2016

      The centre left in Europe faces a stark choice

      Around the start of the millennium, European social democracy seemed in fine fettle. Britain, France, Germany and Italy...

    8. Fast FT

      August 18, 2016

      Eurozone construction industry stagnant in June

      The eurozone’s beleaguered construction industry stabilised in June, with output remaining flat for the second...

    9. August 17, 2016

      Spain’s political stalemate deepens

      Move over Belgium, Spain has your record in sight. After almost nine months without a government, Spain’s political...

    10. FT Photo Diary

      August 16, 2016

      Virgin of the Palm ceremony in Spain

      Divers and fishermen carry the image of the Virgin of Palm as a girl touch it at El Rinconcillo beach during the yearly...

    11. Fast FT

      August 12, 2016

      Portuguese Q2 GDP growth of 0.2% disappoints

      Portugal’s economy grew less than expected in the second quarter, expanding just 0.2 per cent from the previous...

    12. Fast FT

      August 12, 2016

      Spanish deflation still proving sticky

      What’s the Spanish for ‘buy more stuff’? It’s probably time to learn. Spanish consumer prices sank by 0.7 per cent on...

    13. Fast FT

      August 12, 2016

      Fast Europe Open: stocks propelled by US

      Three benchmark US equity indices hit record highs on Thursday on the same day for the first time since 1999. The S&P...

    14. August 11, 2016

      Spanish bankers enjoy a tranquil summer

      Unlike their colleagues in Italy, Spanish bankers and financial officials are enjoying a remarkably tranquil summer....

    15. Fast FT

      August 10, 2016

      Wall St pauses for breath again

      Wall Street is pausing for breath once again after another record run yesterday. US stocks edged lower in morning...

    16. August 10, 2016

      Spain edges towards deal to end political deadlock

      Spain’s political leaders have taken a cautious but significant step towards ending the country’s political deadlock,...

    17. August 9, 2016

      Spain and Portugal win clemency over deficits

      EU governments have drawn a final line under months of squabbling over the excessive budget deficits of Spain and...

    18. Fast FT

      August 9, 2016

      Eurozone peripheral bond yields hit new records

      Watch ‘em go. Peripheral eurozone bond yields are plumbing fresh record lows today as the government debt rally is...

    19. Fast FT

      August 9, 2016

      Spanish 10-year yields continue to break fresh records

      Spain’s 10-year government bond yields are continuing to break new ground after falling below 1 per cent for the first...

    20. Fast FT

      August 9, 2016

      EU confirms no budget fines for Spain and Portugal

      Spain and Portugal will avoid becoming the first EU member states to be fined for budgetary failings as the European...

    21. Fast FT

      August 8, 2016

      Spanish 10 year yields fall below 1% for first time

      Spain’s 10-year bond yields have fallen below 1 per cent for the first time as central bank bond-buying helps investors...

    22. August 8, 2016

      Third Spanish election would extend political logjam

      Spanish voters would deliver yet another fragmented parliament without clear majorities if the current political logjam...

    23. August 8, 2016

      Spain enjoys tourism boom as terror fears stifle rival regions

      Balancing shakily on her two-wheeled Segway, Valerie Matthews, who has travelled from the US city of Nashville to Spain...

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      August 8, 2016

      Why Europe's banks will never be the same again

      European banks have been shrinking since the financial crisis, dwindling both in terms of their market value, number of...

    25. Fast FT

      August 5, 2016

      Spain industry suffers worst month since Jan '15

      Spanish factories look like they’re in a funk. Industrial production in the eurozone’s fourth largest economy expanded...

    26. Fast FT

      August 3, 2016

      Eurozone services PMI creeps up for July

      The pace of eurozone economic expansion edged up at the start of the third quarter, according to a closely-watched...

    27. August 2, 2016

      Spain sees sharp fall in joblessness as tourism surges

      Unemployment in Spain fell to its lowest level for seven years last month as a booming tourism sector helped cut the...

    28. FT Data

      August 2, 2016

      Datawatch: Who can stay post-Brexit?

      The fate of EU migrants in the UK hangs in the balance, but the UK government has stated that those who have lived...

    29. Fast FT

      August 2, 2016

      Tourism boom helping to push down Spanish unemployment

      Spain is continuing to make inroads into its mass unemployment problem, reporting a better than expected fall in...

    30. August 1, 2016

      Eurozone manufacturing PMI weakened in July

      Eurozone manufacturing growth moderated in July, according to a closely watched business survey, a drop that was driven...

    31. Fast FT

      August 1, 2016

      Fast Europe Open: cracks over China

      Jim O’Neill, the Treasury minister and former Goldman Sachs chief economist, could quit the government over Theresa...

    32. July 29, 2016

      England expects its footballers to be plucky losers

      The Beatles released Revolver, the BBC began broadcasting in colour, Harold Wilson won a landslide for the Labour party...

    33. Fast FT

      July 29, 2016

      Eurozone unemployment holds at five-year low

      Eurozone unemployment held steady at a five-year low of 10.1 per cent in June. Unemployment in the single currency area...

    34. Fast FT

      July 29, 2016

      Eurozone economic growth cools to 0.3%

      The eurozone economy cooled in the second quarter, as the overall growth rate was dragged down by stagnation in France....

    35. Fast FT

      July 29, 2016

      Spain's economy expands 0.7% despite political deadlock

      Spain’s economy still managed to clock up a robust rate of growth between April and June, a period that included the...

    36. Fast FT

      July 29, 2016

      Spain's BBVA hit by euro currency movements

      Profits at BBVA in the three months that ended in June beat analyst estimates but fell 8.2 per cent year-on-year to...

    37. July 28, 2016

      Why today’s politics do not mirror those of the 1930s

      The wave of populism in the western world which has given us Brexit, and may carry Donald Trump and Marine Le Pen to...

    38. July 28, 2016

      Spanish tourist season brings jobless total down

      Spanish unemployment has fallen to 20 per cent, its lowest level in almost six years, buoyed by hiring in preparation...

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