Stephen Hawking: “My disability has been a help in a way”

EL PAÍS to publish exclusive interview with the renowned British physicist

Cost of living

How many hours do you have to work to buy an iPhone 6 in Madrid?

New study compares time you need to put in to afford key products in 71 world cities


Landmark 1812 Constitution bridge opened in Cádiz

Spanish PM unveils engineering feat that arrives four years late and €239m over budget


Junípero Serra: a new saint for the US Hispanic community

Church holds up Spanish-born friar canonized by Pope Francis as a symbol for Latinos

Catalan elections 2015

Pablo Iglesias: “Catalans, stay with us and let’s all kick out Rajoy together”

Podemos chief discusses Catalan elections, global politics and his desire to govern Spain

Latin America

Colombia and FARC agree to sign peace treaty within six months

Santos government and rebels reach historic deal on transitional justice in Havana talks


Seat may have installed over 500,000 altered diesel engines into its cars

Spanish subsidiary of Volkswagen braces for fallout from emissions-test scandal Company says its vehicles are no longer sold with the affected motors


How Spain halted the flow of migrants from Mauritania to the Canary Islands

Economic aid, diplomacy and joint police action have helped stop the people traffickers