Check the absolutely gorgeous photo by Santi Cogolludo of Albert Rivera in La Paloma, The Dove, on today’s El Mundo front page. The hall opened in the 1890s as a vice den called The White Camellia but changed its name and image in 1903, taking its interior design from Paris and its new name from the guard dog. Everyone is fairly confident that the new, non-nationalist, liberal-progressive alternative, Ciutadans, will make it into the regional parliament, but more deputies means more hassle for the establishment, so folks will be evangelising up to the wire.
- Election irregularities
… inter alia in El Papiol and Sant Andreu de Llavaneres, where voters were apparently unable to exercise their right to
- Ignore them and they’ll go away?
Against all the considerable odds, in November the new anti-nationalist party, Ciutadans, won three seats in the regional assembly. So how
- In defence of “ghit” pronounced with a “g”, not a “j”
How fine is the sound of the military mock-Arabic word for a pregnant camel!
- Francisco Camps vs Fèlix Millet in the media
What do ghit ratios from La Vanguardia, El Periodico, El País, ADN, ABC, El Mundo, Público, and Levante tell us about
- Barcelona riot suspects modeling for new inhouse police video game?
Plus my memoir of the Great General Strike of November 14 2012.