INTERVIEW | SPECIAL US ENVOY TO COALITION AGAINST ISIS

Brett McGurk: “We work hard to make sure that not a single member of ISIS leaves Syria”

US envoy to the global coalition acknowledges that Jihadism will not end with defeat of the Caliphate

SPANISH HISTORY

Hugh Thomas: “Charming, generous and quite thin-skinned”

British historian Paul Preston remembers the author of the groundbreaking ‘The Spanish Civil War’

Violence in Mexico

Mexico second-most deadly country in the world, says new report

This year set to be most violent yet of President Enrique Peña Nieto’s administration

GENDER VIOLENCE

Why are so many women being murdered in Mexico state?

Estimates put the number of femicides in this key industrial and political region at 263 in 2016

PSOE PRIMARIES

Candidate debate highlights deep divisions within Spain’s Socialist Party

Susana Díaz, Pedro Sánchez and Patxi López blame one another for PSOE’s ongoing crisis

SCANDAL IN THE CATHOLIC CHURCH

Deaf children raped and abused in Argentina’s “little house of God”

Nun latest to be arrested in pedophile scandal involving Catholic clergy at school in Mendoza

Cartoon

El Roto

El Roto cartoon, May 16, 2017

Cartoon

Ros

Ros cartoon, May 16, 2017

SPANISH ECONOMY

Leading Spanish companies will have to pay back €1 billion in tax breaks

EU tells Madrid policies to encourage firms’ international expansion break competition rules

renewable energy

How this village ended up with the cheapest electricity in Spain

A remote corner of Galicia is sharing the spoils of wind power with the big energy corporations