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Months ago I called for a vote out. Why did you have to listen, Britain? Why???

Last February, I wrote a short piece praising British humour and weather, thanking London for hosting me and, yes, asking Brits to vote for Brexit. The text was full of irony, and I warned the reader that I would not … Continue reading

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The UK, Spain and Gibraltar: Two bald men fighting over a comb

Witnessing the last collision between the UK and Spain over Gibraltar, three thoughts pop up in my mind. Two bald men fighting over a comb. Borges’ view about the Falklands/Malvinas war turns to be quite useful to speak about Gibraltar … Continue reading

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Reino Unido, España y Gibraltar: dos calvos peleando por un peine

Tres ideas me vienen a la cabeza ante el último encontronazo entre el Reino Unido y España sobre Gibraltar. Dos calvos peleando por un peine. La frase de Borges sobre las Malvinas nos vale hoy para hablar de Gibraltar. Hace … Continue reading

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Which is the key to Olympic success: Competitiveness or public investment?

London Olympics are finally finished and Britons have two things to celebrate: first, everything went quite well and London didn´t collapse; and second, Team GB made an outstanding performance, their highest achievement ever in Olympic history. British athletes got a … Continue reading

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The domestication of international human rights: An old but current challenge

The European Court of Human Rights is going through hard times at present. UK populist media and several key political figures in the country are leading an elaborated campaign against the Strasbourg-based Court (read, for example, about the story of … Continue reading

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What shall we do when a 11-year old boy is given an 18-month rehabilitation order for stealing a bin worth £50?

I learned yesterday of a 11-year old boy that was given an 18-month rehabilitation order for his behaviour during the riots in London last month. The kid stole a bin worth £50 from the Debenhams in Romford (see picture from … Continue reading

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A ‘sick’ part of society

The UK August Riots caused a great old mess, mostly in its aftermath. During the riots themselves we saw communities coming together to protect neighbourhoods and clean up. But now the politicians have the floor, and what is happening and … Continue reading

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