THE BATTLE OF THE BAD AIR IN MADRID

THE BATTLE OF THE BAD AIR IN MADRID »

8 Jul, 2019
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One of the very first things Madrid's new rightwing government has done was to impose a moratorium on the fines on unauthorized vehicles that enter Madrid Central, thereby allowing that low-emissions area to revert to the free-for-all area it used to be. Fortunately, last week the court stepped in and suspended the moratorium as a precautionary measure. The court ruling will remain in force until a new decision is made. What will the fate of Madrid Central be?

VERANOS DE LA VILLA, MADRID’S CULTURAL CELEBRATION. ENJOY!

VERANOS DE LA VILLA, MADRID’S CULTURAL CELEBRATION. ENJOY! »

9 Jul, 2018
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Veranos is honoring the late Enrique Tierno Galván, Madrid’s first democratically elected mayor; he would have been 100 years old this year. Tierno Galván was mayor -- a most beloved one -- at the time of the Movida madrileña, the cultural movement during the Spanish transition to democracy after the death of dictator Francisco Franco. Tierno Galván hosted the first Veranos de la Villa

CHRISTMAS AT THE MERCADILLO!

CHRISTMAS AT THE MERCADILLO! »

17 Dec, 2017
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No matter what plaza you’re visiting, the stands are jam packed. The mercadillos are an important part of the Spaniards' Christmas routine, like decorating their tree and eating their turrón. And they're a major tourist attraction too!

THE APPALLING AIR OF MADRID: HOW TRUE?

THE APPALLING AIR OF MADRID: HOW TRUE? »

7 Nov, 2017
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For the past eight years air pollution in Madrid has consistently topped European Union limits. But some studies rank Madrid as eco-friendly thanks to the city government's plan to reduceambient air pollution!

NO NUDE NO GOOD IN THE SPANISH CAPITAL?

NO NUDE NO GOOD IN THE SPANISH CAPITAL? »

11 Jul, 2016
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“The City Hall says a nudist day is nothinbg new to Madrid. So what’s all the fury about an old hat?!

THE UNDRESSING OF RITA MAESTRE

THE UNDRESSING OF RITA MAESTRE »

19 Mar, 2016
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She and others undressed from waist up in the Catholic chapel on campus and she was fined by the court for offending religious sentiments. Only she.

THE FUTURE POLITICAL PANORAMA IN SPAIN VIEWED FROM THE RECENT MUNICIPAL ELECTIONS

THE FUTURE POLITICAL PANORAMA IN SPAIN VIEWED FROM THE RECENT MUNICIPAL ELECTIONS »

19 Jul, 2015
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Will the leftists, after gaining power in the post-municipal elections, win the general elections too? Who could tell for sure?

Pushing New Economic and Political Vision, Left Surges in Spanish Elections

Pushing New Economic and Political Vision, Left Surges in Spanish Elections »

26 May, 2015
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Podemos chief Pablo Iglesias: “”This spring of change is irreversible”