surinenglish

14:27

And the winner is...

The EU was awarded Spain’s Princess of Asturias 2017 Concord Prize on Wednesday for maintaining harmonious relationships between its member states

The Euro zone Mark Nayler

16:43

I want my floor

Whatever the case, the point is that things are always the bank's fault

IGNACIO LILLO

16:42

Beer money

As far as I understand it, the world of entertainment works like this: an artist presents his work and, if it cuts the mustard, word gets round and lots of people turn up to enjoy the experience

Peter Edgerton

18:18

Rich and poor by EU standards

EU funding has always attracted criticism, with northern European countries frequently complaining about giving money to the corrupt and ‘poor’ southern countries

JENNIE RHODES

18:16

Summertime blues

Here comes summer, then, crashing in as usual

Peter Edgerton

15:44

Louts without frontiers

It would also be wrong to ignore the fact that Marbella, and more specifically certain areas of Marbella, act as a magnet for a certain type of individual

comment HÉCTOR BARBOTTA

15:20

Pinch of salt and Sgt Pepper

The principal question debated ad nauseum by lots of self-appointed experts has been "Is it the best album ever made?"

opinion Peter Edgerton

15:19

the euro zone

Weak foundations

We know by now that when the PP starts throwing about GDP statistics, their aim is usually to convince critics and doubters that the Spanish economy is back on track

Mark Nayler

13:17

Obese, slim and other distortions

If we followed every single medical recommendation, we would undoubtedly be healthier, but we wouldn’t have time to work or hardly even to live

ANA BARREALES

13:15

Don’t speak

Pop stars should stick to singing pop songs, because nobody likes being preached at

Peter Edgerton

19:43

The place with no weather

When you hear someone in Spain talking about their closest neighbours, they’re more likely, in my experience, to be referring to France, not Portugal

Rachel Haynes

19:43

Water palaver

The fact that I overlooked setting up a standing order for the water bill when I first changed apartment last year went completely unnoticed... until now

comment Peter Edgerton

13:10

Milking the cash cow

Marketing gurus have managed to squeeze the lemon dry in Eurovision and football, but St Patrick's Day gave them little success in mass manipulation

Peter Edgerton

13:07

The vulnerable age

The community spirit and family atmosphere that we are familiar with in this country seems to have faded away in Britain

opinion Rachel Haynes

11:47

Slow progress

Far from giving Spanish conservatives cause for back-slapping, the vote on amendments to Rajoy's budget only shows how ineffectual Spain’s political system has remained since last October

the euro zone Mark Nayler