CATALONIA
Catalan premier Quim Torra on Monday.

Spanish Supreme Court bars Catalan premier from public office for disobedience

CORONAVIRUS

Government intervention of Madrid looms as regional administration refuses to implement stricter coronavirus measures

A bar in the Madrid district of Usera, where coronavirus restrictions have been introduced.

Why has Spain failed to contain the coronavirus pandemic?

Experts blame the surge in Covid-19 cases on overconfidence, lack of resources and planning mistakes in the deescalation process

In Spain, undocumented migrants face red tape to get tested for Covid-19

Madrid extends coronavirus restrictions on mobility to eight new areas and recommends staying at home

Ten covert police operations that took place under Spain’s PP government

Spain reports 10,653 new coronavirus cases but overall incidence falls slightly

OPINION

Justice Ginsburg has died: Rest in Power

Given the worldwide scarcity of women as judicial authorities, the US Supreme Court Justice will be missed even more

CARTOONS

El Roto

OPINION

The Pandemic’s Pandoras

Despots are seeking a mythological enemy on which to blame the coronavirus. But if we have learned anything about the pandemic, it’s that collective action is the only thing that can bring about change

Nearly 3,000 classes in Spain forced to quarantine since beginning of school year

As Madrid is offered 7,500 military personnel to combat coronavirus spread, experts consider what has gone wrong in the region

Spanish government pressures Madrid to take tougher action against Covid-19 epidemic

‘It is easy to blame us for spread of Covid-19, rather than the people in authority’

Spanish Health Ministry finalizing agreement with regions to reduce coronavirus quarantine from 14 to 10 days

Covid-19 incidence exceeds 1,000 cases per 100,000 inhabitants in 16 areas of Madrid with no new restrictions

‘A third of Spaniards would get vaccinated tomorrow, but another third have serious reservations’

Spanish government to consider pardon requests for jailed Catalan separatists

Right-wing parties warn they will legally challenge any move to grant clemency to the imprisoned leaders of the 2017 failed secession attempt

Catalan premier asks residents not to travel to Madrid due to rising coronavirus cases

Quim Torra also stated on Monday that he wants passengers arriving in Catalonia from the region via plane or train to be subject to temperature checks

Spanish Supreme Court rules food-delivery riders are employees, not self-employed

Waiting for tourists in southern Spain’s ghost coast

Spanish economy shrank 17.8% in the second quarter due to coronavirus crisis

Spain’s new decree on working from home – everything we know so far

Spanish triathlete lets rival cross the line first after making mistake at the finish

Diego Méntrida was just a second behind British competitor James Teagle, who became disorientated during the final meters of the race in Santander, northern Spain

The immigrants who built a fruit empire in Spain

How the Spanish Tax Agency followed the trail of Shakira

Dutch soccer fans told to pay €1,500 to Roma women they humiliated in Madrid

The accused apologized via video link for throwing coins at beggars in Plaza Mayor ahead of a Champions League match in 2016

West Nile virus outbreak in southern Spain claims fourth victim

The mosquito-borne disease has spread to Cádiz province, where three patients have been hospitalized and one admitted to intensive care

US demands hinder Spanish probe into alleged CIA ties to security firm that spied on Assange

Spanish PM meets Madrid chief over Covid-19 measures, warns of ‘very tough weeks ahead’

Spain drafts bill against remaining legacy of Franco era

Echoes of Franco as Spain’s far right tells PM his government is ‘worst in 80 years’

Spain to negotiate travel corridors to its islands with Britain, Germany

Madrid’s Teatro Real forced to cancel performance after audience protests lack of social distancing

Barcelona’s iconic Sagrada Familia needs ‘miracle’ to meet 2026 completion deadline

The story of Madrid’s abandoned ‘beach’ for its working class

Pedro Almodóvar shares preview of new short starring Tilda Swinton

The weekend that the creator of ‘The Wire’ spent arguing with Twitter users about Spain

David Simon got drawn into sometimes bitter exchanges about politics, Franco and the meaning of some choice Spanish phrases after Unidas Podemos leader Pablo Iglesias recommended his latest show

The forgers of God

Four Spanish Claretian priests put themselves at risk to try to save 155 Jews from Nazi persecution between 1940 and 1944 in Paris. During that period, fake baptisms were carried out in a clandestine operation that was kept strictly under wraps; until now

Fernando Simón: dissecting the public face of Spain’s coronavirus crisis

La Paz: a Madrid hospital at war against Covid-19

Coronavirus: The war of our generation

Neurotechnology can already read minds: so how do we protect our thoughts?

An analysis of three Covid-19 outbreaks: how they happened and how they can be avoided

The real Covid-19 death toll in Spain: at least 44,868 victims

The problems Spain’s outdated data methods have caused during a 21st-century pandemic

ccu cgg cgg gca – The 12 letters that changed the world

Reconnecting with nature: five trails for forest immersion in Spain

What to keep in mind if you are planning a vacation for September

¿Qué? S04E10: UK ambassador to Spain Hugh Elliott discusses the coronavirus crisis

We also catch up with Chris Dottie, the president of the British Chamber of Commerce, and Martin Makepeace, the president of the British Association of San Antonio, Ibiza

The Three Amigos

While it is too early to know the full extent of the fallout from Iranian General Qassim Suleimani’s assassination, there is no doubt that it will be significant

Four ideas damaged by Covid-19

What do international cooperation, Washington’s prestige, fiscal austerity and globalization have in common?

Parking lots, coughing and the pandemic

Bureaucracies tend to hide their mistakes, especially in authoritarian countries

What else is going on?

Covid-19 is our most pressing problem, but other events are highlighting important global trends

A personal blog about a global experience

US student Nell Snow was an intern at the English Edition of EL PAÍS in Madrid – until the coronavirus epidemic broke out and forced her to make some difficult choices

EL PAÍS launches new application for cellphones

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