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The relationship between Spain and Europe comes back from the last centuries. But recently, Spain joined the European Union since its integration in 1986. In the present time, this country after 39 years under Franco’s Dictatorship has changed economically, politically and socially. Along these years, Spaniards feel that Europe is a huge step to reach freedom, economic advantages and a better democracy. Contrary to Spaniards thinking, the crisis that affects Europe has formed an anti-European feeling over the few last

Prestige – an example of solidarity in Europe

In 19 november of 2002, a boat full of fueloil sank at the northwest spanish coast, in Galicia. 77.000 tons of oil were spilled and the rich ecosystem and the main economic system, and ocean lifeforms perished. The prestige problem is considered in third place of the top ten of the most expensive accidents in history. 200 km of the coast was contaminated. The prestige is a clear example of solidarity in Europe. When the fueloil sank in the Galician

Football boom cannot be stopped by crisis

Most of Europe´s famous and “richest” football clubs have high debts, but it does not effect in the boom in football business. When will the big bubble of debts explode? Short look on different clubs and their debts, clubs which already overreached themselves and the connection to the economic crisis. Manchester United, Real Madrid, Inter Milan, Borussia Dortmund, PSV Eindhoven, Sporting Lisbon and it would be easy to extend the list. Almost every club in Europe has debts or contracts

Global view of a country in crisis

Due to the deep situation of the current Spanish Economy, Young people are the most troubled. They state that they‘re the most prepared professional academically in the history of Spain, in spite of being the most prepared, they have no opportunity of finding a job that suits their preparation. The current statistics show this reality. Spain has the second highest unemployment rate of Europe, 55% of young people are unemployed, of the current employed population 45% of people has a

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