“White bread is one of the main problems in the Spanish diet”

Miguel Ángel Martínez-González is one of the most respected voices in the world of nutrition, specializing in the Mediterranean diet and its potential to combat obesity. A professor of public health at the University of Navarre and visiting scholar at Harvard, he explains the challenge of keeping society healthy in the face of the food industry’s aggressive tactics

War on drugs

Cocaine production, consumption spike in South America

United Nations report says it is confident peace process in Colombia will help combat drug


Mexican journalist gunned down in Guerrero state

Cecilio Pineda, who accused the authorities of collusion with criminals, had been targeted before

Environmental activism

The pointless death of Honduran environmentalist Berta Cáceres

A year on from the activist’s murder, dam project she was battling against is still set to go ahead


Barcelona opens Spain’s first silicone sex doll brothel

Clients can spend an hour with hyper-realistic mannequin for €80 an hour, and choose its clothes


Madrid region approves new dignified death measures

Palliative care will be provided at hospital or at home, but physician-assisted suicide is not an option


El Roto

El Roto cartoon, March 3, 2017



Ros cartoon, March 3, 2017

Domestic violence

“My mother thanked my brother when he killed my dad”

Artist Ángel Cortés explains the history of domestic violence behind a story that has made headlines across Spain


The mystery of Spain’s dead wolves

State Attorney’s office to investigate displaying of cadavers in northern region of Asturias