EL VIAJERO

10 destinations to escape the heat of the Spanish summer

From the icy waters of the Cíes Islands to the so-called "cold triangle" in Teruel, here are Spanish towns where you might need a jacket in the heat of August

IDEAS

A sea of diasporas

The Mediterranean has been a principal meeting point for the three Abrahamic religions of Judaism, Christianity and Islam

COLOMBIA

Colombians believe reconciliation would bring poverty reduction

As peace process advances, survey reveals concerns about the future of the country

CARTOONS

Ros

Ros cartoon July 29

SPANISH POLITICS

Spanish PM accepts King’s request to form a government (maybe)

After a week of consultations between head of state and party leaders, acting PM says he still lacks enough support for a succesful reinstatement bid in Congress

CHILD CARE

The stay-at-home moms creating a schooling network in Madrid

The 'madres de día' care for children up to four years old using alternative education methods

CATALAN INDEPENDENCE

Catalan parliament steps up pressure on Madrid over independence bid

Pro-sovereignty parties take advantage of their absolute majority to advance in their challenge of Spain's Constitutional Court

SPAIN'S REGIONS
MUSIC

“Paco de Lucía was as good as Miles Davis and Stravinsky”

British jazz legend John McLaughlin pays tribute to the magic of Paco de Lucía as he talks about their recently released recording, 'Live at Montreux 1987'