surinenglish

15:26

THE BIGGER PICTURE

Passionate about property

Whether for investment or speculation, it is important to be clear as to your motives and goals - before you buy

JEREMY BLATCH

15:24

The 'sobremesa'

When a Danish food writer asked me the other day about the meaning of the word, matters grew complicated

ANDREW J. LINN

15:22

The price is right

Having seen what goes on in the vast underbelly of a business, I never question anybody's prices anymore

Peter Edgerton

15:20

THE EURO ZONE

Risk v. reward

The Bank of Spain has lowered its prediction for Spain's GDP expansion in 2018, from 2.7% to 2.6%

Mark Nayler

13:18

'Contains sulphites'

The EU has been gradually reducing permitted levels over the years, but there are still winemakers who abuse the system

ANDREW J. LINN

13:15

the euro zone

Swap?

Perhaps there is a hidden reason that Spain is reluctant to extradite the French-Italian whistleblower Hervé Falciani just now

Mark Nayler

13:12

If you tolerate this

It works like this: if you eat something and it makes you feel really bad, avoid it in the future

Peter Edgerton

13:09

Politicians playing Fortnite

A country still suffering from the financial crisis, poverty, unemployment, and above all with its territorial unity under threat, has to put up with its legitimately-elected representatives quarrelling as if they were in a school playground

MANUEL CASTILLO

17:11

Worth complaining

Most restaurants are prepared to do almost anything to assure customer satisfaction

ANDREW J. LINN

17:10

Visitors

Virtually nobody is taking a good look at another sort of visitor, who instead of coming in an immigrant boat, comes in a high-end car, and who really does present a problem

Héctor Barbotta

17:09

A precedented situation

Prime minister Pedro Sánchez has stated that he's open to "dialogue" with the secessionists, but only a dialogue that results in Catalonia remaining part of Spain

Mark Nayler

17:07

Me, you and Julio

I've always quite liked Julio Iglesias; even as a recalcitrant youth when most of my chums were wearing Black Sabbath patches on their far-too-small denim jackets

Peter Edgerton

16:41

Future wine

None of expected upcoming developments sound very exciting; in fact they sound boring

ANDREW J. LINN

16:39

Fussy galore

Nobody likes a fuss pot, do they?

Peter Edgerton

16:20

The bubble deflates

The minus sign has appeared in front of the most important tourism statistics on the Costa del Sol at the height of summer, after three consecutive years of record-breaking figures

Pilar Martínez