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Banderas and Almodóvar have sights set on an Oscar

francisco griñan

The Spanish Film Academy has chosen Dolor y Gloria as the Spanish candidate for Best International Feature Film at the 2020 Academy Awards

Almodóvar and Banderas together at the Cannes Film Festival.
Almodóvar and Banderas together at the Cannes Film Festival. afp
Paul Pogba will be staying in Manchester.
Paul Pogba will be staying in Manchester. efe

A LOOK AT LA LIGA

A 'no deal' scenario

Rob Palmer

After a summer of speculation, none of the much-awaited mega-transfers ever materialised

Doll created in the likeness of Leonor

The doll of the Princess of Asturias bears a close resemblance to Leonor.
The doll of the Princess of Asturias bears a close resemblance to Leonor. AFP

ALAIN MATEOS

Two young Russians have created a lifelike doll of the Princess of Asturias which will be presented at a Barbie Collectors convention on Sunday

Supermarket weep

Peter Edgerton

Peter Edgerton

The only saving grace was that Kenny G was drowned out in the rumpus

The price to pay

Mark Nayler

The standoff between the Socialists and UP shows that Spain's politicians haven't truly grasped the importance of compromise yet

Laugh or cry?

Rachel Haynes

Rachel Haynes

Brexit has turned Britain into the "laughing stock" of Europe, and it would be hard to find a better script for a comedy movie

An adult practises handwriting.
An adult practises handwriting. CELEDONIO

The long battle against illiteracy in Spain

ALMUDENA SANTOS / LUCY NEWBY MADRID.

Almost 600,000 people in Spain don't know how to read or write, although the figure has fallen by 160,000 in the last five years

Is there spaghetti in Bologna?

ANDREW J. LINN

The Italian dish that has popularised its country's cuisine worldwide is a total fraud