Where’s the fire? Or how I feel taking difficult editorial decisions

There has been a terrible fire going on in La Palma, one the Canary Islands, for the last few days. When I say terrible, I mean that there’s one dead, and thousands of evacuated people. And it looks like this.

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For the last two days, I’ve been struggling to decide whether to include the headlines about the fire in The Day in Spain, or whether I should leave it out, as it’s been an incredibly hard week. I left it out. And now I’m not so sure I should have.

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Breaking: Podemos and PSOE in alternative government talks

Breaking: Podemos and PSOE in alternative government talks

Podemos Secretary for Policy and Strategy, Íñigo Errejón, has revealed in a TV interview that his party and PSOE have considered the possibility to attempt a government deal if Mariano Rajoy fails to be re-elected. However, Errejón has confirmed that it’s Rajoy’s turn to try, and that formal negotiations would only take place after he fails to obtain support at a confidence debate.

http://www.eldiario.es/politica/Inigo-Errejon-conversaciones-PSOE-Rajoy_0_544895861.html

 

The Day in Spain #6

Politics

Francoism

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