La Vanguardia‘s front page lead this morning is the revelation that – far from being the spontaneous result of an evening down the pub – Samsung’s decision to shift operations to Slovakia was considered in advance and that the negotiations were conducted in secret! Honorary MBAs all round for the journalists responsible for exposing this terrible deceit.
- Buffalo Bill, first vendor of palomitas/popcorn in Spain?
La Vanguardia in 1889 re Buffalo Bill’s Wild West in Barcelona: A la puerta del hipódromo vimos vendedores de caña dulce y
- Bank of Spain introduces inflation-proof €500 banknotes
As private banker to dozens of Andalusian officials I have been responsible for maintaining the padded mattress sector in work
- Fines for “incorrect” language use
As we go into recession the governments of two mini-“nations”, one with a state, the other with considerable autonomy, both worse
- Penal reform
Writes Vince Stankay of Florida in response to news of increased penalties for drunk drivers in Slovakia: People must be taught that
- The Sagrada Familia has never had a building permit
Can we demolish it now, please?