Brexit

Spaniards still eager to study in British universities in spite of Brexit

Student applications have risen 30% since the 2016 referendum, but uncertainty remains over the future of the Erasmus exchange program

POLITICS

Spain’s coalition government clashes over immigration crackdown

The Interior Ministry's announcement of tougher requirements for asylum seekers has upset Unidas Podemos, which argues the policy goes against the governing deal

TRUE CRIME PODCASTS

‘Motive’ – The US podcast investigating an alleged rapist from the Spanish city of Seville

The eight-part series from WBEZ Chicago tells the stories of a number of American women who claim to have been drugged and assaulted by a tour guide named Manuel Blanco Vela

INTERNATIONAL

Russian spy detected in Catalonia accused of poisoning Bulgarian arms dealer

IMMIGRATION

Spain to introduce tougher asylum requirements

ARCHITECTURE

The shortlist of architectural disasters in Spain

CATALONIA

Video suggests that dead birds found in Tarragona were hit by a vehicle, not killed by a toxic cloud

The Global Observer

How is corruption like snow?

In English, the word ‘accountability’ means to take responsibility for one’s actions, but in Spanish there is no such term

CARTOONS

El Roto

EDITORIAL

Britain: Friend or rival

Europe must strongly and calmly defend its own interests in the post-Brexit agreement with London

No water, toilets or electricity: Life in Spain’s shameful shanty town

Why college graduates are leaving Spain’s deserted interior for Madrid

European Court of Human Rights backs Spain in express deportation case

Spain’s invisible multi-million-euro marijuana business

Spanish beaches hit by Storm Gloria struggling to recover before vacations

Spain’s social protection system is broken, says United Nations expert

CORONAVIRUS

Spanish government and WHO question cancellation of Mobile World Congress

US disconcerted at Spain’s apparent change of tack on Venezuela

Official calls PM Pedro Sánchez’s failure to meet with Juan Guaidó during the latter’s visit to Madrid “unfortunate”

Donald Trump invites Spanish royals on official visit to the United States

This is the second time King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia have been invited to the White House in less than two years, while Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez has not yet been extended an invitation

Spain delays ‘Google tax’ until December due to US pressure

Spanish farmers stage fresh demonstrations in protest at low prices for their products

Alcohol-laced gummi bears pit Basque youths against German giant Haribo

Brussels raises Spain’s 2020 growth forecast to 1.6%

¿Qué? S04E06: The trial of Willy Toledo and a plan to crack down on Franco apologists

This week we examine how a Spanish actor and activist ended up in court for a Facebook post, and consider the limits of free speech in Spain

Spanish Congress approves first step toward a euthanasia law

PM backs minister over meeting with Venezuelan VP during testy session in Congress

Spanish PM, opposition chief hold meeting but find no common ground

Separatist lawmaker sparks row with remarks about people who “don’t seem to be Catalan”

Spanish PM meets with Catalan premier ahead of talks on region’s future

One of the world’s longest Roman aqueducts was in Valencia, scholars discover

Arqua, Spain’s underwater museum, has a problem with leaks

Madrid’s Prado museum seeks a solution for its most popular artworks

Berlin, Paris hoping Spain will stay close to EU’s French-German bloc

In EU’s post-Brexit reshuffle, Spain drops out of race to replace Britain

VERNE IN ENGLISH

Barcelona man reclaims art of small talk through free street conversations

Adrià Ballester, 26, sees the act of chatting with complete strangers as a form of activism in an internet-dependent world where face-to-face interaction is becoming increasingly rare

Madrid’s Fitur tourism trade fair: Around the world in 10 pavilions

Why tourists are digging deep in Asturian mines

Discovering Chillida Leku and the magic of San Sebastián

Let it snow: Spain’s ski season kicks off in style

A journey to Spain’s magical Las Alpujarras region

Five of Spain’s most captivating castles

Spain’s dying railroad towns: Trying to catch a new train to prosperity

These once-bustling centers of activity were largely abandoned when other forms of transportation took over. But the few remaining residents are fighting to preserve their legacy, and to find a new purpose for their crumbling infrastructure

Alleged fraudster ‘Little Nicolás’: “They sent me to a school where everyone was rich except for me”

Ten temples of Spanish tapas

Piqué shakes up the tennis world

Trash city: Why Madrid needs to take a stand against plastic

British journalist Charles Graham-Dixon looks at the ingrained use of this so-called ‘wonder’ material in the Spanish capital, from the supermarket to the local ‘frutería’

Why an American photographer is fighting for Madrid’s Romani community

Eco-friendly Barcelona: Trend or truth?

Why I’m joining the climate protests, and you should too

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Expensive murders

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

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Revolting alliances

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Junk TV is more toxic than we thought

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The world’s most dangerous place: Washington D.C.

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