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  1. A lonely girl drawn into darkness

    Posted Aug 31st 2009, 12:00am by John Millen

    ... John Millen War of the Witches Maite Carranza Published by Bloomsbury ISBN 978 0 7475 8853 5 Anaid lives a lonely life in a small isolated village in northern Spain. The 14-year-old is a clever girl, but she is small for her age and so is bullied by her schoolmates. She keeps her unhappiness to herself, secretly hoping things will change one day. Selene, her mother, is too ...

  2. Spain

    Posted May 31st 2009, 12:00am by James Kidd

    ... that devastated Spain from 1937 to 1939, and whose effects rumble on to this day. Now, 70 years after the fighting ended with the start of Francisco Franco's dictatorship, the British Film Institute ... time,' the curator says. Unlike Benito Mussolini and Adolf Hitler, however, Franco was victorious, ruling Spain for almost 40 years. His repressive reign made films by Spanish directors ...

  3. Hong Kong boys' dream trip to Spain

    Posted Apr 07th 2009, 12:00am by Rebecca Tsui

    ... Rebecca Tsui Fourteen boys from FCBEscola Hong Kong, a local soccer training school, left for Spain on Saturday on a trip they will remember for the rest of their lives. During the 10-day visit, they will hone their skills at Spanish soccer giants FC Barcelona and then take part in the Terres de l'Ebre International Youth Tournament in Spain. FCBEscola Hong Kong was jointly ...

  4. Jason Dasey

    Posted Nov 08th 2009, 12:00am by Jason Dasey

    ... Madrid without Cristiano Ronaldo,' explained Eduardo Gil of Spain's Info Press, 'is like a garden without flowers.' With many more raised hands begging for questions about ...

  5. Corrections & Clarifications

    Posted Jun 08th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... In the June 3 edition of Young Post, the main picture in the feature on page 8 was incorrect. The photo is not of the Alhambra but of the palace in Segovia. ...

  6. Elegy

    Posted Mar 29th 2009, 12:00am by Clarence Tsui

    ... Clarence Tsui Elegy Penelope Cruz, Ben Kingsley, Patricia Clarkson Director: Isabel Coixet The title should have given the game away. The Philip Roth novel on which Isabel Coixet's film is based is called The Dying Animal. It's the story of a vi ...

  7. You Bet

    Posted Mar 21st 2009, 12:00am by Nick Pulford

    ... with Nick Pulford Keeping a sense of perspective is important in football matters, as in life. A sound perspective is often provided by the betting markets; less reliable are the vacillations of the English football media, whose revisionism over the relat ...

  8. You Bet

    Posted Oct 24th 2009, 12:00am by Nick Pulford

    ... Nick Pulford Local derbies could have a big influence on the outcome of the English Premier League title race, and they don't come much bigger than tomorrow's clash between Liverpool and Manchester United. It may not be a one-city rivalry, but i ...

  9. Market believed to have reached bottom

    Posted Apr 08th 2009, 12:00am by Richard Warren

    ... was purchased for Euro600,000 recently. Bank of Spain figures show prices for homes along Spain's Mediterranean coast rose by 200 per cent during a lengthy boom from 1996 to 2007. In Andalucia, ... del Sol (less than Euro100,000 on the Costa Blanca) has collapsed, because of massive oversupply. Spain has an estimated 1 million empty homes, mostly along the Mediterranean coast and around ...

  10. You Bet

    Posted Mar 14th 2009, 12:00am by Nick Pulford

    ... with Nick Pulford There can be little doubt now that the English Premier League is established as the best in Europe, after the big four moved en masse into the quarter-finals of the Champions League for the second successive year. Spain has improved by getting two teams into the last eight, and German champions Bayern Munich are the only other representative from one of the top ...




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