The Rajoy government’s stringent new measures to bring down the country’s deficit may just suppress the economic forces that might propel growth
Today’s picks: the stormy waters of the South China Sea, India faces the fallout from late monsoon rains and a controversial German writer and economist (not surprisingly) speaks his mind
The iconic running of the bulls takes place this week in Pamplona, Spain as people from across the globe flood the city’s streets to celebrate the legendary festival of San Fermín.
The Spanish Bourbons have their fair share of controversy, but Crown Prince Felipe and his wife show that the Spanish brand isn’t limited to the football pitch
French auditors reveal a $43 billion funding shortfall for 2012 and ’13, forcing Socialist President François Hollande to shift his focus from progrowth efforts to measures that look a lot like austerity he criticized elsewhere
Today’s picks: Mexico declares emergency over renewed bird flu outbreak, a new report condemns Syria’s “state policy of torture,” and the Burmese parliament prepares to reshape its economy, following half a century of military rule.
Spain’s national soccer team wins an unprecedented third-straight international title with Sunday’s 4-0 European Championship win over Italy, and gives fans new reason for joy–and hope–amid the crushing euro crisis.
Billed as the “last chance” summit to contain the escalating euro crisis, the meeting of EU leaders produces measures to relieve short-term financial pressures on vulnerable members, and lay the framework for significant …
Today’s global stories delve into the prospects for peace in Kashmir, Paraguay’s presidential impeachment and the Queen’s historic visit to Northern Ireland.
Today’s picks: a week to save the Euro, Putin heads to Jerusalem and China’s military tries to clean shop.
The French parliamentary elections hand Socialists and their leftist allies the large majority that President François Hollande needs to pass progrowth policies — and challenge German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s austerity …
Despite news of a 100 billion-euro bailout, Spain just had one of the worst weeks in its economic history
Strikes, road blockades, and mine sit-ins continue as 8,000 mineworkers at over 40 coal mines in northern Spain continue their protests against their fiscally-wracked government’s decision to cut coal subsidies.