Spain goes to the polls on December 20 in what is being billed as one of the most crucial elections in recent years. The region of Aragon is seen as
Mariano Rajoy is candidate for his own succession. The least that can be said of the conservative head of the Spanish government is he has got
The Spanish traditional Christmas sweet known as turron is ‘bread and butter’ to some 2,000 of the townspeople of Jijona, on Spain’s Mediterranean
Spain’s prime minister has come under attack over corruption allegations in a live televised debate before Sunday’s general election. Mariano Rajoy
On the Network this week Chris Burns and his guests look at what is at stake in Spain’s general election later this month. Can the ruling Partido
After rising over three months, unemployment in Spain fell in November – providing a welcome headline boost for the government less than three weeks
Spain’s unemployment rate has fallen to its lowest level for over four years. Figures from the country’s National Statistics Institute showed that it
A colossal challenge faces the regional government of Andalusia, the most populated of Spain’s regions, with 8.4 million people. From the regional
Independence campaigners in Spain are closely watching the referendum in Scotland.
A similar vote is planned in Catalonia in November, which the
The Spanish economy is showing growth again, up 0.4 percent in the first and second quarter of 2014.
One explanation for the growth is the
Curing Europe of its economic ills has required some tough love and bitter medicine, some of which has come in the form of structural reforms.
In this edition of Business Planet we’re in the Spanish city of Seville. Getting financial backing for new projects is not always an easy task for
In this News Plus, we take a look at Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy’s precarious position – the man who reached the pinnacle of his career on
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
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
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 bursting of the Spanish property bubble continues to hit bank profits there.
On Thursday CaixaBank shares fell over two percent after it posted