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culture

Coac exhibition pays tribute to architect Bosch Aymerich

The architectural establishment never forgave Josep Maria Bosch Aymerich for his work in sales. It was not considered appropriate that an architect should make such a good living. Recognition passed him...

Buenos Aires summit exposes G20 rifts

The G20 summit, bringing together the leaders of the largest economies on the globe, will meet today in Buenos Aires, in a climate defined more by its disagreements and divisions than common ground. The...

Austerity is unhealthy

Doctors, nurses, and civil servants on strike united in claim that austerity in health sector must end, and pre-crisis levels of investment restored

brexit

Banking exodus in London financial hub

Regardless of what comes of the parliamentary vote on Theresa May’s proposed Brexit agreement on the 11th of December, the City, London’s powerful financial district, will make its own decisions. The...

CULTURE

The Grinch is after your Christmas presents, again

Film newcomer Peter Candeland has teamed up with Yarrow Cheney, director of The Secret Life of Pets, to direct The Grinch, a new adaptation of the classic Christmas tale The Grinch Who Stole Christmas,...

SPAIN

Madrid voting on “anachronistic” monarchy

Yesterday 5,000 students, teachers and staff from the Autonomous University of Madrid participated in a vote on the monarchy. They were asked, “are you in favour of abolishing the monarchy to establish...

Welfare state or unfair state?

Labour protests take it up a notch

Universities joined protests yesterday, teachers and civil servants to join today

culture

Galeria K opens with a Víctor Ramírez exhibition

An exhibition of the work of the veteran Chilean artist Víctor Ramírez inaugurates Galeria K, located in Barcelona’s new artistic hub around the CaixaForum building. It is on Mèxic street, which is...

indonesia

Lion Air plane was not airworthy before it crashed

Indonesian investigators have said that the Lion Air plane that crashed off Indonesia was not fit to fly on its penultimate journey, in which pilots had problems that were similar to those that caused...

UK in pre-'Brexit' campaign mode

PM challenges Corbyn to face-to-face televised debate and other parties demand right to participate