Guy Hedgecoe


Spain's monument to Franco: A divisive reminder

A remnant fascist symbol challenges history, memory and the democratic identity of Spaniards.


New party challenges Spanish political order

Recession-ravaged Spaniards look to leftist Podemos, which could break traditional parties' dominance at 2015 elections.


Sephardic Jews hope to return to Spain

Spain plans to allow Jews expelled during the Inquisition a fast-track to citizenship - so would they take it?

Business & Economy

Distrust and anger at Spain's bungling banks

Bad financial products sold by banks impoverished hundreds of thousands of Spaniards.