surinenglish

13:56

the euro zone

Held to account

It's only fair and just that Rodrigo Rato, once untouchable, now splits his time between a prison cell and courtroom

Mark Nayler

13:52

A job lot

A search for staff is not as straightforward as it might seem

Peter Edgerton

17:38

THE EURO ZONE

Put it to a vote

Despite the Socialist government's belief that the spending plan's more relaxed deficit-reduction targets didn't pose a problem, the EU Commission said this week that they flout Brussels' fiscal rules

Mark Nayler

17:37

Institutional sexism

Apparently women can't just go to the gynaecologist to make sure everything is fine "down there"; it is all part of a bigger plan to make sure we are healthy enough to bear children

Jennie Rhodes

17:35

Held to account

"Don't worry, your insurance will cover it," said everybody present... but that was only the start of it

Peter Edgerton

17:33

Chinese simplicity

Ask them if they 'marry' food with wine and you will get a flat "no"

ANDREW J. LINN

17:06

End game

What do you do with 3,000 bottles of wine?

ANDREW J. LINN

17:05

THE BIGGER PICTURE

Stock market history, the investor's friend

Most investors are not comfortable investing against the consensus and believe that, if enough people are buying, then the crowd must be right

JEREMY BLATCH

17:03

The problem with expanding the waistline

In one of life's paradoxes, in the so-called first world, people are dying from eating far too much, while in the third world, starvation kills mercilessly all those who have nothing to put in their mouths

ÁNGEL ESCALERA

17:01

The Euro zone

Unbelievable

More than eighty per cent of Spanish people believe that Spain will experience another downturn before 2023

Mark Nayler

17:01

Picture perfect

The Albéniz cinema is one of the few remaining authentically Malagueñan touch stones left in the city centre

Peter Edgerton

15:10

the euro zone

Above the law?

The Spanish prime minister respects the Spanish Supreme Court's decisions - but only when he agrees with them, it seems

Mark Nayler

15:09

The end of an era?

There was a time when French cuisine was as respected as a religion

ANDREW J. LINN

15:08

Interests: travel

Whether a backpacking trip around the world or a train ride to Skegness once a year, travel is an interest included on CVs to try to impress a potential employer

Rachel Haynes

15:06

Killing with kindness

I really need the exercise and look forward to a couple of hours or so winding my way home on foot but the people from the village are just too generous to let me

Peter Edgerton