The Debate

Spain under siege: Financial meltdown breeds identity crisis

Spain’s government unveils a new belt-tightening budget, but puts off requesting a bailout. Mariano Rajoy’s conservatives don't just find themselves caught between creditors and angry voters at home. Now, the crisis is fuelling fresh calls for regional autonomy and even independence.

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  • Eduard SALSAS, Attorney, Squire Sanders;
  • Sofiane ABOURA, Professor of Finance, Université Paris-Dauphine;
  • Jose Manuel LAMARQUE, Co-producer for "Transeuropéenne", France Inter;
  • Ludovic SUBRAN, Chief Economist, Euler Hermes;
  • Toni CRUANYES, Correspondent, TV3.

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    Programme produced and prepared by Christopher Davies, Anelise Borges and Mary Colombel

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