Banco Santander raised $4 billion when it listed shares of its Mexican subsidiary in New York and Mexico on Wednesday.
The Spanish bank will use
Building better minds is part of the aim of education and cognitive science can help.
In this edition of Learning World we visit a specialist
Spain today is not only grappling with major financial rebalancing; this coincides with a growing voice for separation in the autonomous region of
The high street in Spain is set for more pain. Everyday living costs like heating, phone bills, clothes and haircuts have gone up in price following
SItting on the other side of the table, walking a mile in someone else’s shoes – they are both experiences that help us understand other people and
Eurozone finance ministers approved Spain’s bank bailout on Friday but it comes at a price.
The countries that are lending the money have forced
The long hot summer of the Spanish banks is just beginning and financial industry observers say the independent audit just carried out will only cool
When Spain’s spectacular building boom went bust, it was the country’s banks which were left with much of the debt including 200 billion euro worth
Nothing stops Spain’s Inditex, not even the crisis.
The brilliant quarterly results of Zara and Massimo Dutti’s owner have boosted its share price
Everyone knows the terrible statistics of the economic crisis in Spain: with unemployment at a record 24%, the country is going through its second
Reaction in Madrid’s stock exchange to the European bailout fund for Spanish banks went from euphoria to realism on Monday. Most of the banking
The Spanish government’s decision to seek help from other eurozone countries to prop up its stricken banking system doesn’t appear to have been taken
Spain’s third-largest lender, Bankia, has become the symbol of the country’s runaway debt. The bank’s need for extremely serious amounts of cash has
Investors were pleased by Spanish telecommunications giant Telefonica’s announcement that it is to sell part of its German unit O2 to the public and
Spain’s borrowing costs continued to lurch higher and share prices tumbled on the Madrid stock exchange this week as investors become more convinced
Newly nationalised Bankia saw its share price plunge after asking for an additional 19 billion euros in state aid.
With investors doubting the
Bankia continued its descent into hell on Thursday in Madrid, despite partial nationalisation. The share price of Spain’s fourth biggest bank was
Children from migrant families often face the twin tasks of learning a whole new language and integrating into an unfamiliar culture before they can
Currently, the best Spain’s 10.5 million 18-35 year olds can hope for is to find a job, even if it is temporary and underpaid.
Some still live at
The Argentinian nightmare caught up with Repsol on the market on Tuesday as its subsidiary YPF was nationalised by Buenos Aires.
The Spanish oil
2012 is the European Year for Active Ageing and researchers are using the latest technologies to improve the quality of life for people suffering
Three people reflect on how computer technology is helping them to cope with disease due to ageing.
“I was working and felt completely exhausted
This is the mock-up of a noozle, a particularly sensitive component of a nuclear plant. This is an ultrasound robot, specially designed to monitor
Industrial accidents in Europe claim around 6 in every 100,000 workers each year. That’s according to Eurofound, which oversees the improvement of
The announcement of the final abandonment of armed struggle by ETA, was received with a mixture of scepticism and hope in the Basque region.
From the streets, anger and frustration. That 8 years of a socialist Government plus a financial crisis and real estate meltdown have left Spain with