Sport

How a Tarahumara woman won a Mexican ultramarathon in sandals

Without proper training or gear, María Lorena Ramírez ran more than seven hours to take first prize

Princess of Asturias prize

New Zealand’s All Blacks win top Spanish achievement prize

Rugby team receives the Princess of Asturias award for high winning percentage and racial integration

URBAN RENEWAL

“The Castellana Norte project will tell the world that Madrid is back”

UK architects Richard Rogers and Simon Smithson discuss their plans to revive north of Spanish capital

US FOREIGN POLICY

Trump proposes drastic aid cuts to Mexico and Central America

Drug-related violence and poverty drive illegal immigration, but spending on these areas to fall by 45%

TAX FRAUD

Supreme Court upholds jail time, fine for Barça star Messi in tax fraud case

The Argentinean soccer player and his father were both given 21-month sentences for a €4.1 million fraud

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Ros

Ros cartoon, May 24, 2017

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El Roto

El Roto cartoon, May 24, 2017

DEFENSE

Spanish troops deploy near Russia with orders to “avoid provocation”

Spain brings powerful contingent to NATO deterrence mission in Latvia, near the Russian border

Support for Catalan secession

Over 60% of Catalans reject unilateral declaration of independence

But figure rises to 67% if process were to take place without full parliamentary debate

EDUCATION

Spain slashes Erasmus budget by more than 50% in six years

The €61.3 million spent by the state on the EU’s most famous grant program was cut due to the crisis