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[Slideshow]La Tomatina - It's every man for himself
[Slideshow]La Tomatina - It's every man for himself
On Wednesday, thousands of people gathered in the Spanish town of Bunol to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the tomato-throwing festival, La Tomatina.
Chill on the verdejo wine trail
Chill on the verdejo wine trail
My girlfriend can’t say water in Spanish. Well, she can say agua, obviously, but no waiter ever understands her. Though I try hard not...
Spain's leftist mayors walk the talk as they take office
Spain's leftist mayors walk the talk as they take office
They promised change, and as Spain's new crop of leftist mayors with roots in the indignado movement began their first day on the job they kept their...
Grass-roots 'indignados' establish foothold in Barcelona
Grass-roots 'indignados' establish foothold in Barcelona
Spain's indignados made the move from city squares to the halls of power on Sunday in municipal and regional elections that saw an...
Madrid will go to the last gran standing
Madrid will go to the last gran standing
In one corner, a countess and veteran politician who is a devout admirer of the late Margaret Thatcher. In the other, a retired judge and former...
Spain's 'we can' party finds it can't
Spain's 'we can' party finds it can't
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Political emotions run the gamut in seething Spain
Political emotions run the gamut in seething Spain
Things move fast in Spanish politics nowadays. So fast that pollsters are having trouble keeping pace with the mood of the electorate.
Politics of hope forges a new left
Politics of hope forges a new left
It’s almost a European political cliché. If a country is battered by economic disaster, its ever poorer citizens will turn in droves to the crude...
Spain: Catalonia independence referendum 'unconstitutional'
Spain: Catalonia independence referendum 'unconstitutional'
Catalonia's president on Saturday formally called a referendum to decide whether Spain's richest region should be independent, in a defiant move...
Spanish king to abdicate in favour of his son
Spanish king to abdicate in favour of his son
Spanish King Juan Carlos will abdicate in favour of his son Prince Felipe, the nation announced on Monday, ending a 39-year reign that ushered in...
Spain's anger takes shape
Spain's anger takes shape
Until recently, it appeared that the Spanish indignados movement had fizzled out. But, on Sunday evening, a fledgling party born from its...

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