surinenglish

15:05

Nadal, king in Paris

The man who has earned himself the title of best Spanish sportsperson of all time seems to have no limits

Ángel Escalera

15:04

Food & drink

Family squabbles

When family-run businesses start falling apart it is usually terminal

A. J. Lynn

16:55

the euro zone

Ghost towns

Once idyllic villages and hamlets are the victims of a mass exodus: between 2008 and 2018, 250,000 people moved from the Spanish countryside, to more populated areas in cities or on the coast

Mark Nayler

12:24

Censors working overtime

The problem is, it appears that most of the chaps doing the censoring are barely out of nappies

PETER EDGERTON

17:06

Mind the gap

Lurking behind Andalucía's stunning landscapes is a big problem with unemployment - an issue that should be a top priority for both local administrations and the incoming national government

Mark Nayler

17:04

Conquerors or conquered?

There has always been a mistaken belief that if a restaurant works in, say, Madrid, Marbella or Valencia, it must therefore be capable of taking London by storm

ANDREW J. LINN

14:43

Everyone's acting

It ought to be quite disturbing to think that practically all the politicians in charge of governments on a local, regional and national level at the moment are just "acting"

Rachel Haynes

13:38

Pink flawed

By some weird combination of osmosis and witchcraft here I was now, listening to a tune called Perfect (actually with an expletive in the real title) and it was, let me tell you, absolutely horrible on every level

PETER EDGERTON

14:44

All you need is dove

There are so many great aspects to this story that it's hard to know where to begin

Peter Edgerton

14:36

No more Parker points

Last week Robert Parker announced his retirement from the wine business, which is no bad thing

ANDREW J. LINN

14:22

Review

Art beacons

When brand Vincent threatens to outshine marca Matisse, are shades of grey the right strategy?

Georgina Oliver

14:08

tHE eURO zONE

First things first

Sánchez's EU ambitions are understandable, even though they should take second place to more localised issues

Mark Nayler

17:49

Capital gains

The travel guide Lonely Planet has named Madrid the second best place to visit in the whole of Europe; let's hope the English football fans present for the Champions League final are capable of enjoying its many riches

Peter Edgerton

14:45

Tempting, but not worth a jail sentence

Any EU citizen has the right to vote in European parliamentarty elections, either in their home country or country of residence

Jennie Rhodes

14:21

Is wine tourism worthwhile?

Outside the frenetic weeks of the grape harvest, it is easy to die of boredom in a bodega

ANDREW J. LINN