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Will Spain’s nation of rogues comply with the curfew?

October 26, 2020 3:51 pm

There will certainly be a temptation to push the 11 p.m. curfew back


Spain’s politics is fraying

October 23, 2020 11:59 am

The language politicians are using has become unmistakably bellicose

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Spain’s bureaucracy may not survive COVID

October 13, 2020 8:56 am

Some in Madrid blame the central government, some blame the regional government, and some blame both


The art of being a mistress

September 26, 2020 7:50 am

Nobody ever wins when dealing with the Saudis, and Juan Carlos was no exception


The Spanish summer is well and truly canceled

August 18, 2020 9:23 am

‘This is like the seven plagues of Egypt,’ muttered one disgusted restaurant owner


Spain’s bizarre mask policies

August 8, 2020 1:20 pm

Social distancing has now been abolished on public transport but mask wearing has not

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The thinning of the Spanish monarchy

August 5, 2020 11:28 pm

A republican Spain would very likely be a Spain that falls apart, an example not irrelevant to the United Kingdom

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Juan Carlos’s exile may not save the Spanish monarchy

August 4, 2020 9:09 am

The worry is that there will be further revelations about the ex-king in the fall and winter

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A second wave in Europe? Perhaps, but deaths are still down

July 29, 2020 11:53 am

At the moment it looks pretty benign


Can Spain stomach another lockdown?

July 27, 2020 8:36 am

The pandemic is threatening to strike once more at the health and wealth of Spain

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Europe’s coronavirus rescue fund is dead on arrival

July 21, 2020 1:03 pm

The money has been squeezed out of the frugal four countries after a bitter argument


Spain faces its own Brussels conundrum

July 20, 2020 1:42 pm

Will the EU stand by one of its most loyal members in her hour of need?

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Coronavirus, Spexit and the remarkable rise of Vox

May 22, 2020 2:31 pm

Vox’s defense of conservative values appeals to the many in a traditionally Catholic country who resent political correctness


Spain’s fiendishly complex rules for easing the lockdown

May 4, 2020 9:56 am

Before I could leave the house, I had to learn the new rules. And first I had to find the new rules

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It’s a mistake to compare Britain’s COVID death toll with Spain and France

May 2, 2020 1:47 pm

When the media presents coronavirus death tolls, it’s vital that you read the small print


Why Germany is reluctant to bail out Italy

April 27, 2020 8:28 am

Coronavirus is breathing new life into old European divisions


Coronavirus is straining an already fractured EU

April 8, 2020 1:11 pm

The EU is splitting between a group of ‘giving’ countries in the north and less successful ‘receiving’ countries in the south

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Spain and Italy have been abandoned by the EU

April 1, 2020 9:41 am

‘If what you’re waiting for is coronabonds, they’re never going to arrive’


Spain faces a political reckoning after its coronavirus crisis

March 30, 2020 12:41 pm

As the death toll mounts, Pedro Sánchez’s handling of the crisis has brought bitter protests


Franco’s ghost

November 26, 2019 2:14 pm

The generalísimo kept Saint Teresa of Avila’s mummified hand by his bedside

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The remarkable rise of Vox: Spain’s right-wing underdogs

May 1, 2019 3:44 pm

Most of the fear the party inspires is due to its less progressive policies

The conservative case against Catalonia’s separatist narrative

February 14, 2018 12:34 pm

Daniel Hannan has written, compellingly and eloquently as usual, about the constitutional crisis taking place in my country, Spain. In…