surinenglish

11:55

'How to be Spanish'... really

Surely, given the choice, any sensible person would choose to be a Spaniard, provided it be an authentic one

ANDREW J. LINN

11:50

The bigger picture

Is this time different?

A historical look at this year’s stellar rise in stocks

JEREMY BLATCH

11:44

tHE EURO ZONE

In with the new

Rajoy - who has been at the helm of his vilified party for fourteen years and has stood for prime minister five times - is being punished for his handling of the Catalonia crisis, as well as for corruption within the PP

Mark Nayler

11:42

The wish thief

He calmly, effortlessly, with quick, stabbing movements, like an egret fishing in a backwater of the Guadalhorce, picks the loose change out of the water and holds it all, still wet, in his free hand

IGNACIO LILLO

11:40

BRIT BACK

Potatoes!

POLLY RODGER BROWN

Tables of tubers and steel elbows at an annual (polite) bunfight

11:37

Swift justice

We've got a lot to thank Michael W Fitzgerald for, not least giving us all a hearty chuckle over our cornflakes

Peter Edgerton

16:52

Do we really care?

Louis Roederer announced that from the 2017 vintage, all its wines would be biodynamic

ANDREW J. LINN

16:50

First class delivery

I ordered something online a couple of weeks ago and I have to say the service has been impeccable

Peter Edgerton

16:49

the euro zone

Board games

Luis de Guindos finally announced on Wednesday that he is a candidate for the Vice-Presidency of the European Central Bank (ECB)

Mark Nayler

16:47

A dog's DNA

Like all dog owners in Malaga I've recently had to register my pet's genetic profile so that if one day I forget to clean up his poo I'll be located and get into trouble. I don't agree with the regulation

IGNACIO LILLO

12:33

Nouvelle or Nouveax?

French master chef Paul Bocuse, creator of Nouvelle Cuisine, died last week

A. J. LINN

12:30

Seeing stars

TripAdvisor is very useful if you own a business... until you get a one-star rating

Peter Edgerton

12:26

Getting there

The debate could go on for years and the western Costa has already been waiting too long for a railway line

Rachel Haynes

12:22

The euro zone

A rough deal

Mariano Rajoy's minority government is once again having trouble securing approval for this year's budget

Mark Nayler

18:16

Giving up

For years we have trusted that the train would eventually come to Marbella under its own steam

Héctor Barbotta