Monthly Archives: June 2012

Queen’s diamond jubilee concert a tough gig for rock and royalty

In recent weeks, it has been pointed out more than once that during the Queen‘s silver jubilee in 1977, the only real role pop music had to play was as a lightning rod for anti-royalist sentiment. The kind of people that … Continue reading

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Syrie : pourquoi la révolution n’est pas prêt de s’arrêter

Ce qui se passe aujourd’hui en Syrie après les massacres de Homs et de Houla ne peut se réduire à une simple guerre civile ou à une simple guerre de religion. Derrière les affrontements, face à la confusion régnante, les … Continue reading

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Sindelar, el Mozart coherente

¿Cómo actuar cuando la historia te aplasta? ¿Qué hacer con las ideas si la vida te va en ello? Ningún astro del balón ha respondido a tan retóricas y candentes preguntas mejor que Mathias Sindelar, el Mozart del fútbol, el hombre … Continue reading

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Tamils deported to Sri Lanka from Britain being tortured, victim claims

The British government is forcibly deporting asylum seekers who are then tortured in Sri Lanka, according to the testimony of one victim who was left scarred and suicidal after a brutal two-week ordeal. The victim told the Guardian he was … Continue reading

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Le bon choix de Ben Zabo

Chanteur et guitariste, mais aussi technicien du plus grand studio de Bamako, le Malien Ben Zabo crée la surprise avec son premier album dans lequel il se fait le porte-étendard de la culture méconnue de l’ethnie bwa, avec des arrangements … Continue reading

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¡Queremos un eurobono tuyo!

Tampoco vamos a ponernos ahora tiquismiquis y empezar a discutir si eurobonos sí o eurobonos, no. La cosa es evidente. Los eurobonos eran una estupidez antes, porque así lo decían en el Gobierno, y hoy son un extraordinario acierto porque ayer, con … Continue reading

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Spain caves in to market pressure and asks Europe for bank bailout

Spain dropped its opposition to external funding and for the first time yesterday appealed to Europe for help in overcoming its worsening financial crisis, after Germany proposed a banking union to stabilise the Continent’s economy and ease eurozone turmoil. Madrid’s … Continue reading

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