surinenglish

13:56

THE EURO ZONE

Cost analysis

Estimates for the potential cost to Spain of the Catalonia crisis are constantly changing

Mark Nayler

12:27

Diana and Rocío

The tragic death of Diana Quer bears a chilling resemblance to that of Rocío Wanninkhof, the young woman from La Cala de Mijas who was murdered in 1999

MARÍA DOLORES TORTOSA

12:26

Never-ending story

It feels like the festive period has lasted a million years...

Peter Edgerton

19:05

New Year's revolution

As is the custom at this time, I thought I'd offer some predictions for the next twelve months

Peter Edgerton

19:04

Putting off the kilos

Many tumours could be avoided by eating healthier food and doing more exercise; the problem is that many people don't lift a finger and stuff themselves with fattening products

Ángel Escalera

19:02

THE EURO ZONE

Crisis? What crisis?

A very recent precedent suggests that the Spanish economy - on a macro level, at least - is perfectly capable of running itself

Mark Nayler

18:20

Menu technology

Nowadays we should not perhaps be surprised to learn that there is a job speciality known as menu engineering

A. J. LINN

19:20

United in peace

Silent Night was sung in English, then Spanish, then German. The result was a harmonious union of nationalities, all at peace with each other under one roof

Jennie Rhodes

18:16

A season of love

Life matters because it is so rare and so amazing. Life matters because it is a gift where love can happen

REVD ADRIAN LOW

17:37

PET CARE

Little dogs - lots of energy

A loose collar on a lively young dog caused distress for an elderly owner

PETER HARRISON

13:20

The box wars continue

What has sherry that is so special that it must be sold in bottles, when top-drawer wines have been sold in boxes for many years?

A. J. LINN

13:14

Headstrong

I was left to contemplate the eternally fragile nature of our existence within an infinite and merciless universe, while chomping on a Twix

Peter Edgerton

13:08

THE EURO ZONE

No end in sight

Even if secessionist parties form a government in Catalonia, they will still disagree on how to proceed in talks with Madrid

Mark Nayler

17:52

brit back

Light

English villages fend off the dark mid-winter with defiantly bright Christmas spirit

Polly rodger-brown

17:07

How to get a Michelin star

Roughly 50% of a star's value is decided on the quality of the food, the remainder on the service, the surroundings, the tableware, wine list, loos, etc. so all these items have to be impeccable

A. J. LINN