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Don't miss Messi
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Don't miss Messi

Rob Palmer

The English press clearly didn't fully appreciate the unique talent of the Barcelona player until now

The Seine old song

Peter Edgerton

Peter Edgerton

Charles Aznavour was one of those international crooners that everybody liked, even people who said they didn't

The voice of statistics

Héctor Barbotta

Héctor Barbotta

Unemployment figures come round every month to remind us, like Marcus Aurelius' slave, about the vulnerability and weakness of our economy

the euro zone

Going down

Mark Nayler

Mark Nayler

Just as Spain was emerging from a tortuous recession, it was revealed that between October 2010 and November 2011, Rato - then chairman of a collapsing Bankia - spent almost €100,000 on secret corporate cards

Unadventurous eaters

ANDREW J. LINN

Left to their own devices, travelling Spaniards will happily munch away on what they normally munch away on when at home

The price is right

Peter Edgerton

Peter Edgerton

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