surinenglish

17:51

food & drink

Anyone for a tinny?

Cans were first used by the Ford Coppola winery in California in 2003, and sales have grown steadily

ANDREW J. LINN

13:04

Steven Spurrier RIP

Inside the wine trade his fame and reputation had few rivals

ANDREW J. LINN

12:38

THE MUSIC MAKER

Techno prisoners

Aside from the many marvels available to us, there are two other categories of technological innovation to consider: the 'take it or leave its' and the 'for-pity's-sake-that-actually-made-our-lives-worse-not-betters'

Peter Edgerton

12:36

THE EURO ZONE

The battle for Madrid

Ciudadanos voters, especially the younger ones, don't like the PP. But if there's one party they dislike even more, it's Podemos

Mark Nayler

12:34

THE BOTTOM LINE

The criteria for happiness

People from countries deemed the "happiest" in the world in a UN report come to live in southern Spain, where people don't care about rankings, and simply live happily

ALEKK M. SAANDERS

12:27

THE BIGGER PICTURE

An expensive place to find out who you are

If you are caught up in the excitement of rapidly rising prices, as is the case today in some crypto, equity and commodity markets, or sharply falling prices, as in the US Treasury bond market, go for a long walk and calm down

JEREMY BLATCH

20:40

THE BOTTOM LINE

Save the Queen

Elizabeth II, though cold and calculating, is a professional at what she does - Harry and Meghan should take note

Ivan Gelibter

20:39

THE MUSIC MAKER

Rust never sleeps

What normally happens when having a clear out is that you get distracted by everything and anything and end up whiling the hours away reading old football programmes and playing with a Slinky

Peter Edgerton

20:38

THE EURO ZONE

Custody battle

It looks like Belgium will emerge victorious in the complex legal battle over former Catalan president Carles Puigdemont

Mark Nayler

20:36

food & drink

Unfair treatment

The number of restaurants that have gone out of business runs into thousands in many countries, so has the trade been discriminated against unjustly during the pandemic?

ANDREW J. LINN

10:48

Breaking out of the vicious circle

Not until 'juggling' work and family is a task for both parents equally, will more women be able to crack that glass ceiling

Rachel Haynes

17:32

THE MUSIC MAKER

Mind your language

Just when I thought I was on an incessant march towards bilingual mastery, a game show brought me right back to square one

Peter Edgerton

17:25

THE BOTTOM LINE

Electing women

Can a woman be a prime minister or president in the giant and powerful USA, China, or Russia, or again, in Britain? And how long is it going to take?

ALEKK M. SAANDERS

17:23

THE EURO ZONE

Corruption's in the air

This week, Berlin-based Transparency International released their 2020 Corruption Perception Index (CPI), ranking Spain 32nd with a score of 62

Mark Nayler

20:41

ANALYSIS

Travel is dead! Long live travel!

The bad news: travel looks to be officially over. The good news: everything could bounce back rapidly for Malaga's hospitality sector, which is ready and waiting

Andrew Forbes