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Pro-independence flags at the Clásico in Barcelona in May.
Pro-independence flags at the Clásico in Barcelona in May. afp

A LOOK AT LA LIGA

Clásico indecision

Rob Palmer

Unrest in Barcelona meant the Barça-Madrid game had to be postponed, but a dispute over the new date in December will have to be decided in court

THE EURO ZONE

Don't worry about it

Mark Nayler

Mark Nayler

Spain was one of several European countries to be warned by the EU Commission over how it will manage its public finances next year

Merchants of Brexit

Héctor Barbotta

Héctor Barbotta

It's worrying that in the middle of all these negotiations, no political leader has found the time to send the 300,000 British residents in Spain at least a word of reassurance

food & drink

The advantages of ikejime

ANDREW J. LINN

Research shows that when fish die slowly, acids and hormones accumulate in their flesh and this has a negative effect on muscle mass and accelerates decomposition

Battered and bluesed

Peter Edgerton

Peter Edgerton

Melancholy gets a bad press, often being lazily lumped together with much more negative human traits like abject sadness or supporting Manchester United. This is grossly unfair