Madrid is, like The Hague, a city where the majority of people have little or nothing to do. We Madrilenians don’t need to work, say the inhabitants, they’re working for us in Barcelona.
The OECD says now that Madrid is on course to becoming Europe’s third investment magnet after London and Paris, having profited from globalisation, implemented numerous public investments, modernised its administration, and successfully managed migration. What a difference a century makes.
- Public brothel in Barcelona
The public brothel opened in Cañet street in 1452 by Simon Sala with a licence from the king (see today’s front
- Isn’t it too hot to go walking in Spain in the summer?
If you’re coming to Barcelona in the summer you probably won’t want to do huge amounts of walking around town because
- How many working Andalusians does it take to keep a fellow-countryman on the dole?
More than some people think.
- Holy Thursday Jew-killing games in Lleida
BS has kindly pointed out that Lérida has a selective digitalised press archive going back to 1896. With ref to this,
- Bombing on Nasdaq
Funny old world: your share price has been falling steadily for a couple of months when suddenly you put together a