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It’s hard to imagine a more tender, more lyrical or more captivating work than this three-person piece from Kulunka Teatro, a company originating from Spain's Basque Country. Performed with mime, masks and music, Andre and Dorine revolves around an elderly couple: Andre (José Dault), a writer, and Dorine (Garbiñe Insausti),...
For years, the Coachella Valley Music & Arts festival has been the international vanguard of successful music festivals. Taking into account the quality of its acts, the idyll of its setting and the relatively recent transition from dusty free-for-all into an efficient and high-end vacation spot,...
Another London-headquartred fintech startup, albeit one with a development and marketing team in Spain, has raised more capital of its own. This time it’s the turn of Kantox. The currency exchange marketplace for SMEs right up to ‘mid cap’ companies has raised $11 million in Series B funding. Read More
Spain is now entering into a new phase of political life where dialogue will replace imposition of decisions, a Spanish member of the European Parliament told Sputnik on Tuesday.
We catch up with Argentinean model Mariano Ontañon as he stars in a spread for Men’s Health Spain. After playing a bullfighter for Manuscript, Mariano takes a more relaxed turn, hitting the beach in denim. Photographed by Edu GarciaShow More Summary
Javier Tabas, the president of Spain’s La Liga, discusses the state of Spanish soccer and his efforts to create a league with more balance that is more widely available for fans in the U.S. to watch.
The annual Festival of Moros y Cristianos in Alcoy, Spain, commemorates the struggle between the Christians and the Moors in the 15th century. Different groups dressed a Moors and Christians participate in elaborate processions for two days and re-enact a battle on the third day. Show More Summary
On Sunday, Spain held regional and local elections in which the ruling People's Party (PP) suffered a set-back to anti-austerity Podemos, founded last year, and pro-business Ciudadanos, although securing victory in the elections.
Andres Kudacki/Associated Press A man shouts slogans as he holds a banners reading “Madrid welcomes you, March for Change” during a Podemos (We Can) party march in Madrid, Spain, Saturday, Jan. 31, 2015. While Americans were flipping burgers over the Memorial Day weekend, political drama in Europe’s periphery rekindled longstanding political concerns that are spilling [...]
Claire Cain Miller reports in the New York Times: In Chile, a law requires employers to provide working mothers with child care. One result? Women are paid less. In Spain, a policy to give parents of young children the right to workShow More Summary
(May 26, 2015 12:01 PM, by Alberto Mingardi) Spain voted on Sunday in a number of administrative jurisdictions. These were local elections, so one should not underestimate the local peculiarities that may have influenced the outcome. However, the big news is that the Popular (Christian-Democrats) and the Socialist... (0 COMMENTS)
Sunday’s May 24th election for regional and municipal authorities was another confirmation that the political scene in Spain is becoming more complicated. The “Rush Limbaugh” of Spain Federico Jiménez Losantos concluded: “the Spanish voters dealt the biggest blow to the Right in over thirty years.” It was an important victory for left-wing populism. Show More Summary
As the political crisis in Greece deepens, rendering the nation unable to meet its international obligations and while Spain voted for the left-wing anti-austerity ready to follow in Athens’ footsteps, traders are selling off the euro-denominated assets; all of these sending mixed signals to stock markets.
In Chile, a law requires employers to provide working mothers with child care. One result? Women are paid less. In Spain, a policy to give parents of young children the right to work part-time has led to a decline in full-time, stable jobs available to all women — even those who are not mothers. Show More Summary
Spain’s local and regional elections this Sunday showed that the political landscape in the country has changed drastically because of the five years of austerity it lived through, experts told Sputnik.
MADRID (Reuters) - Catalan leaders said on Tuesday they would press ahead with regional elections in September meant as a proxy vote on independence from Spain, despite separatist parties losing in Barcelona's town hall election.
In a triumphant win, anti-poverty activist Ada Colau, who rose to fame by fighting for Spaniards being evicted from their homes, was elected to head the Catalan city of Barcelona on Monday. Meanwhile, in the capital city of Madrid, the...Show More Summary
Allow me to call your attention to this woman. We have seen her dressed the heroine, interrupting the rallies of other parties, or resisting the police in some of the numerous protests that she has staged against home evictions. Her name is Ada Colau, and she has dedicated her life to social and political activism. Show More Summary
A simple idea, the Italian app Find My Medicine"offers the ability to find the country-specific equivalent of an over-the-counter medicine from home. Cheers to no more hangovers in Spain.