OPINION

Trump’s mad cows

The elimination of the desire to distinguish truth from lies follows the example of Russia, where this disease has been incubating for centuries

ARMS SALES

Mexico triples its arms purchases in space of five years

Most other Latin American countries are reducing their investment in military equipment

Verne

How millions of fans are watching pirated soccer on Facebook Live

Network of pages and specialist sites are attracting countless viewers in Spanish-speaking world

GIBRALTAR

World’s largest luxury sailing yacht seized in Gibraltar over debt claim

German shipbuilder demands final payment of €15 million for billionaire’s €400 million ‘superboat’

ENERGY

Spain increasingly addicted to fossil fuel imports

Fully 98% of coal, gas and oil consumed in 2015 was purchased abroad, a 17-point rise from 1990

CATALAN BID FOR INDEPENDENCE

Catalonia wary about Madrid’s offer to talk, but willing to sit down

Regional leader warns he will not give up on plans for a binding referendum even if talks get underway

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Ros

Ros cartoon, February 21, 2017

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El Roto

El Roto cartoon, February 21, 2017

Verne in English

Facebook user faces €30,000 fine for posting video of policeman online

Footage shows seemingly out of shape officer failing to catch escaped psychiatric patient