Forever autumn

The month of September ushers in a marvellous period offering everything that's good about living in Malaga

Peter Edgerton


Risky business

The DBRS says it is "very unlikely" it will change its rating for Spain if Catalans vote for independence

Mark Nayler



Hidden behind those record figures of the industry that turns the wheels of this province's economy is job instability and an unequal and unfair sharing out of the pie

alberto gómez


A whisper to the wise

There's something fascinating and vital about Malaga and its incessant racket because it makes you feel extraordinarily alive

Peter Edgerton


Withstanding the damage

Barcelona is a city "that represents, like no other, a spirit of open space, democracy and plurality"

Mark Nayler


the euro zone

Losing touch

The Catalonian president's bullish tactics in pushing the independence movement forward suggest he is not bothered by polls

Mark Nayler


Set in stone

There's no point in drawing up a rigid list of songs that you're going to stick to come hell or high water when the very nature of most concerts is that they are totally unpredictable

Peter Edgerton


Taking the credit

How much credit can Rajoy's government take for Spain’s dazzling macroeconomic performance this year?

Mark Nayler


Not in my back yard

Hypocrisy pursues us like a second shadow when individual and common interests come into conflict

alberto gómez


The steal industry

You'd be forgiven for thinking that the entire country was filled to the brim with armies of corrupt buffoons

Peter Edgerton


the euro zone

The magic number

The IMF’s most recent tweak to its 2017 economic forecast for Spain prompts one to wonder who is following whom in the race to get to 3.2%

Mark Nayler


brexit view

Going nuclear

The UK government believes Euratom membership is legally tied to EU membership and simultaneous withdrawal is unavoidable

mik woolley



Rural Britain is now in peak season for brass bands and Morris Men

polly rodger brown


Excessive profits

Excessive uplifts upset everyone, the winery, the distributor, and the consumer, but it's the restaurants that are the decision-makers

a. j. linn