Juan Lladró: “Our porcelain pieces are works of art. We looked for a flower in its purest simplicity. For us this flower has become a timeless symbol that expresses man’s efforts to master material and achieve beauty”
Madrileños, and Spaniards in general, took the Fiesta Nacional as an opportunity to not only show their support for the police corps,but also to declare their stand on the Catalonian crisis, shouting phrases such as “No os engañan, Cataluña es España"
Here's the appalling spectacle: a referendum that had all the makings of voting in a banana republic, and a declaration of independence that nobody knows for sure if it really was a declaration.
There’s unease – and even anger and agitation – throughout Spain as the clock ticks away into D Day. Others find it hard to believe that some could think of such a referendum. There's even melancholy in the air.
Neither the Catalan autonomous government nor the central government will budge an inch from their respective entrenched positions. At the rate the “trains” are going, there’s bound to be a head-on collision in the next few days.
Dalí Foundation: The court’s unusual and unjustified decision to exhume Dalí’s remains to establish the veracity of paternity, or lack of
Barcelona is still the third city in the world in terms of number of congresses and there have been no cancellations or changes of venue for the coming months. Airline bookings for the next three months continue to increase
"Whilst it is unlikely that Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy will do a U-turn and support the Catalan referendum, one thing is for sure: the issue of Catalonia’s independence is not going to go away anytime soon"
Two missed opportunities led to the massacre in La Rambla
"If terrorists would only look, they’d see their savagery only brings out the best in people. They’re going to reap no converts nor cow them into submission to their cause"