Trade talks: What do the UK and EU want?
Trade negotiations tend not to begin with two sides in agreement – otherwise there would be nothing to negotiate. So it’s not surprising to see the UK and EU set out rather different positions before talks begin in earnest. There are some broad similarities. The two sides agree they want a free-trade agreement, with no […]
Turkish lira edges down after logging 11% slide in 2019
ISTANBUL (Reuters) – The Turkish lira <TRYTOM=D3> began the year on weaker footing on Thursday after shedding 11% in 2019, a year in which the currency steadied somewhat following a full-blown crisis in 2018. The lira traded at 5.9570 against the U.S. dollar at 0941 GMT from a close of 5.9495 on Tuesday. It was […]
Get cooking: A recipe for Migas, of Colorado, for a lesson in Spanish cuisine
In the cooking of the three Roman-based countries of the Mediterranean — France, Italy and Spain — region or place matters more than country. For instance, there is no such thing as “Italian cuisine.” (“La cucina italiana non esiste.”) To be sure, the cooking of Piedmont exists, as does the cooking of Tuscany, and so […]