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Spain shows signs of being on the mend

Thursday, January 8, 2015 - 05:50
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The number of Spaniards registered as unemployed in 2014 dipped by 253,627 to 4.45 million, the second consecutive yearly drop since a decade-long property bubble burst in 2008.

Madrid

FEWER Spaniards stood in jobless queues in 2014, consumer spending rose and banks boosted lending - all signs pointing to Spain's economy getting back on track after six years of a gruelling financial crisis.

The number of people registered as unemployed in 2014 dipped by