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The Takeaway

Catalonia's President on The Push For Independence

Monday, April 13, 2015

Is the time right for Catalonia to declare independence from Spain? Catalonia's President Artur Mas thinks so. He joins us to discuss the future of his region.

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To the Best of Our Knowledge

BookMark: Nick Bantock

Sunday, April 12, 2015

Nick Bantock bookmarks "The Fencing Master" by Arturo Perez-Reverte.

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FT Big Read

Spanish politics: Mass appeal of Podemos

Thursday, February 19, 2015

Spanish politics: Mass appeal of Podemos

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FT Big Read

Silk Road Redux - a conversation with Tobias Buck

Friday, October 17, 2014

Silk Road Redux - a conversation with Tobias Buck

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FT Big Read

Why Chinese migrants are doing so well in Spain

Friday, October 10, 2014

Why Chinese migrants are doing so well in Spain

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Exploring Music

Espana

Monday, October 06, 2014

Host Bill McGlaughlin spends this week exploring classical music from Spain and by Spanish composers.

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Schoolbook

In Washington Heights, Students Greet Spanish Queen With Selfies and Song

Monday, September 22, 2014

Queen Letizia of Spain welcomed four Spanish immersion New York City Schools into a prestigious international network.
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PRI's The World

Catalans march for an independence vote of their own

Friday, September 12, 2014

Hundreds of thousands of Catalan nationalists and their supporters rallied in the streets of Barcelona Thursday to celebrate the vote for independence from Spain they have organized in November. But unlike in Britain, which supports the Scottish referendum, the vote in Catalonia is opposed by Spain. In fact, Madrid says it won't take place.

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FT Big Read

Catalonia: another country?

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Catalonia: another country?

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World Weekly with Gideon Rachman

Spain: a cautious return to growth

Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Spain: a cautious return to growth

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Love, Betrayal, Revenge, and the World’s Greatest Piece of Cheese

Tuesday, July 30, 2013

Michael Paterniti tells a mysterious tale about Spain, a blood feud, and cheese, set in an ancient village of Guzmán, Spain. In The Telling Room: A Tale of Love, Betrayal, Revenge, and the World’s Greatest Piece of Cheese, he writes of being sucked into the heart of an unfolding mystery that includes accusations of betrayal and theft, death threats, and a murder plot. As the village begins to spill its long-held secrets, Paterniti finds himself implicated in the very story he is writing.

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Transportation Nation

Speed Likely Cause of Spain High-Speed Train Crash that Killed at least 78

Thursday, July 25, 2013

NPR

Excessive speed around a tight curve is suspected as a cause of the deadliest high-speed train crash to happen in Europe in recent memory. The BBC reports 78 people died and more than 140 were injured, when a Renfe train derailed last night near Santiago de Compostela.

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World Weekly with Gideon Rachman

Can Spain's scandal-plagued government survive?

Wednesday, July 17, 2013

Can Spain's scandal-plagued government survive?

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World Weekly with Gideon Rachman

A post-Davos debrief on the state of the world economy

Thursday, January 31, 2013

A post-Davos debrief on the state of the world economy

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Chamber Music Society

Piano Trios of French and Spanish Influence

Sunday, January 20, 2013

The Chamber Music Society program this week features the flavors of Spain with works by the composers Joaquin Turina and Maurice Ravel, one Spanish and the other heavily Spanish-influenced, respectively. 

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Operavore

Planet Opera: In Valencia, Spain, the Arts Still Matter

Friday, October 19, 2012

Despite the enormous economic crisis that's crippling Spain, Valencia, its third-largest city, remains a destination for opera. Blogger Fred Plotkin was just there and shares his impressions.

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World Weekly with Gideon Rachman

Is the worst over in the eurozone?

Tuesday, September 25, 2012

Is the worst over in the eurozone?

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The Takeaway

How Long Until Spain Is Bailed Out?

Tuesday, July 24, 2012

Over the past few months, the Spanish economy has been in critical condition. Now, a full bailout could be closer than expected. 

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The Takeaway

Spain Makes History with Euro 2012 Win

Monday, July 02, 2012

Its economy may be in the throes of a banking crisis, but when it comes to soccer, Spain is at the top of its game. In a runaway victory, Spain defeated Italy 4-0 yesterday and was crowned winner of Euro 2012. 

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Soundcheck

The Music of Euro 2012 | The Fans

Friday, June 29, 2012

After the national anthems are finished, the focus of the Euro 2012 final will be squarely on the field. But in the background of what's sure to be a fantastic soccer match, there's still plenty of music to be heard.

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