Spain invades Portugal to stop Communism (maybe?)

As secret plans are revealed under Spains version of the 30 year rule, showing that Franco ordered his generals to draw up plans in the early 70’s for the invasion of Portugal “in order to prevent the spread of Communism”, Spanish and Portuguese press are Not Quite Sure what to Make Of It. I like “El Intermedios” view of it, as “El Gran Wyoming” (O Gran Polloming) imagines the Spanish invasion of Portugal followed by Continue reading Spain invades Portugal to stop Communism (maybe?)

Unemployed to have their mortgage payments reduced by 50% for 2 years

“El Presidente”, D. José Luis Rodríguez Zapatero, has just announced a moratorium on up to 50% on the monthly mortgage repayments for unemployed or self- employed (autonomos) but with no income people who have paid off more than 4 years of their mortgage. As I understand it, it means unemployed heads of families who have paid off more than 4 years of their mortgage can apply to have their monthly repayments cut by up to Continue reading Unemployed to have their mortgage payments reduced by 50% for 2 years