Tag Archives: Spain

Why a new eurozone crisis now looks a distinct possibility

Muhammad Ali Nasir, University of Leeds The European Central Bank (ECB) has confirmed speculation that it will become the latest central bank to start raising headline interest rates to try to ward off inflation. The bank is to raise rates by 0.25 points to 0.25% for lending and -0.25% for deposits, with plans for another rise at the next meeting …

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Paella given official cultural recognition – what this new status means for the iconic dish

Elena Eryomenko / Shutterstock Enrico Bonadio, City, University of London and Magali Contardi, Universidad de Alicante Paella – the iconic Valencian rice dish made with fish, meat or vegetables – has been officially recognised for its cultural importance. In October, the local government in the Valencia region of Spain declared paella an Asset of Intangible Cultural Interest. The decree of …

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