surinenglish

17:10

THE BOTTOM LINE

A place at Christmas

Whether it is in groups of six and six, or shifts, or however the Holy Government permits, everyone deserves to have their place at the Christmas table

IGNACIO LILLO

17:10

THE MUSIC MAKER

Change the record

The world needs more chaps like Christian López, who dedicates much of his time to beating Guinness world records

Peter Edgerton

16:46

Payment refused

Writing off the loss is the commonest finale when a customer is unable or refuses to pay for their bill

ANDREW J. LINN

12:12

THE EURO ZONE

A step too far

This week the ERC made its most audacious demands of the Spanish government to date - and Sánchez, desperate to push his 2021 budget through, has tentatively agreed to satisfy them

Mark Nayler

19:18

THE MUSIC MAKER

Appy days are 'ere again

Apparently more than two hundred million people per month around the globe use Shazam to identify songs; that's an awful lot of souls straining and flailing their arms in the air towards music speakers

Peter Edgerton

19:17

THE EURO ZONE

An easy ride

Despite occasional and nominal dissent, Spain's main opposition, the Conservative Popular Party (PP), has dutifully followed Sánchez's dictates throughout the Covid crisis

Mark Nayler

19:16

food & drink

Crispiness is king

Extensive investigation and research is aimed at making food crispy, and entire laboratories are dedicated to getting the maximum zing

ANDREW J. LINN

19:15

PET CARE

Making a mistake

It's important not to scold animals for what they did in the past. Their minds don't work in that way

PETER HARRISON

17:01

THE BOTTOM LINE

From dog pound to Sweden

The fact that Spain in general and Malaga in particular should be one of the main exporters of abandoned animals fills me with shame

IGNACIO LILLO

16:02

THE MUSIC MAKER

What a noise, some people

Yesterday, for reasons with which I'm still not fully au fait, I decided to take my trusty guitar down to the Paseo del Parque in Malaga to seek out one the few spots where street busking is officially allowed

Peter Edgerton

16:01

THE EURO ZONE

Breaking fake news

We're all aware that there's a lot of rubbish out there these days but it should be left to individuals to decide and judge for themselves what constitutes disinformation and fact

Mark Nayler

15:54

food & drink

Can somms survive Covid?

Having enjoyed a meteoric ride from virtual inexistence to flavour of the decade, their star is on the wane thanks to coronavirus

ANDREW J. LINN

12:41

THE BIGGER PICTURE

Protecting purchasing power safely

The inconvenient truth confronting investors is that economic outcomes over the short term are extremely difficult to evaluate with any certainty

JEREMY BLATCH

13:48

THE MUSIC MAKER

Sneezy like a Monday morning

Just when you think you've seen it all, you find yourself witnessing something so outlandishly baffling that you're obliged to do a cartoon comedy double take

Peter Edgerton

13:46

THE BOTTOM LINE

A legend under a shadow

Sean Connery can be considered an icon of popular culture but there are other aspects of his life which are filled with shadows

Héctor Barbotta