SOCIAL NETWORKS

Spanish data protection agency slaps Facebook with €1.2 million fine

Social network found to have compiled and stored information without proper authorization

Referendum in Catalonia

Civil Guard searches newspaper in Catalonia over referendum links

Police follow up investigation into use of premises to prepare pro-independence campaign material

FILM

Bardem’s Pablo Escobar: so good it even terrified his own wife

Oscar-winning Spanish actor transforms into feared Colombian drug lord in new movie

Referendum in Catalonia

The silent majority opposed to independence in Catalonia

Doubters and opponents of referendum are faced with hordes of flag-waving separatists

cartoon

El Roto

El Roto cartoon, September 11, 2017

cartoon

Ros

Ros cartoon, September 11, 2017

Referendum in Catalonia

Most Catalans consider referendum neither valid nor legal, says new poll

Mestroscopia survey for EL PAÍS shows that same percentage of respondents want the regional government to switch to a new negotiation strategy

Literature

Paul Auster: “I wrote the book blindly, not knowing what was going to happen next”

US writer discusses ‘4321’, his first novel in seven years, ahead of translation into Spanish

spanish civil war

Exploring Spain’s Civil War legacy in and around Madrid

A growing number of towns in the region seek to tap into budding interest in military-related tourism

transportation

Renfe submits bid to help build first high-speed rail line in the US

Spanish operator wants to advise California on technical and commercial aspects of the project