Spain Economy

Independence, the Catalan Way

Eleanor Stanford | Posted 20.04.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Eleanor Stanford

"It needs to happen in my lifetime. We have wanted and deserved it for too long." Emma, a student studying in Barcelona, is a Catalan Independiste. She belongs to the 50% of the population of Spain's north-eastern region who would like to see Catalonia split from the Spanish state to form an autonomous country. And her cause is steadily gaining tangible political progress.

Spain's Austerity Measures Will Leave Children Out of School

Pauline Rose | Posted 29.01.2013 | UK Politics
Pauline Rose

Recent news from Spain suggests that the reality could be even worse - that aid to education could be sliding backwards. This news could not come at a worse time.

Spanish Schools Defy The Economic Crisis As Demand For English Teachers Soars

Alana MacPherson | Posted 28.10.2012 | UK Universities & Education
Alana MacPherson

This may deter those looking to live,travel or work in Spain. However, the truth is that there are a vast range of working and travelling opportunities through teaching English, and the Spanish population are determined to improve their prospects.

George Osborne: Britain Requires 'Safeguards' From Eurozone Banking Union

PA/The Huffington Post | Posted 07.06.2012 | UK Politics

Chancellor George Osborne has said he is "optimistic" a solution will be found to the Spanish banking crisis. Mr Osborne said that the eurozone was...

London Share Index Suffers £35bn Slump On Back Of US Debt Deal

Posted 03.10.2011 | UK

PRESS ASSOCIATION -- Nearly £35 billion has been wiped off London's blue-chip share index after fresh eurozone and US debt fears sparked a bloodbath ...