Juncker: “If we allow Catalonia to separate, others will do the same”

European Commission chief says he has been pressuring Spanish PM to keep situation in check


€14,000 per post: What Enrique Iglesias charged Santander for social media mentions

The singer’s company was paid a total of €115,000 for plugging controversial concert, which ended with boos and the ire of fans

Catalan independence

Fall of ’59, summer of ’66

An open letter by Juan Marsé, one of Spain’s great living writers, to the late poet Jaime Gil de Biedma

Air travel

Ryanair maintains its dominance in Spain despite cancellations

The Irish airline transported the most passengers at Spanish airports in September

Hollywood sex abuse Scandal

Penélope Cruz laments Harvey Weinstein’s unacceptable “abuse of power”

The actress won an Oscar for ‘Vicky Cristina Barcelona,’ a movie produced by his company

Catalan independence

Puigdemont’s far-left partner tells him to proclaim a Catalan republic

CUP writes letter to the regional premier saying he must lift suspension on declaration of independence


El Roto

El Roto cartoon, October 13, 2017



Ros cartoon, October 13, 2017


Spanish Eurofighter jet crashes after taking part in National Day parade

The pilot was unable to eject from the aircraft in time and was killed, military sources said

Spanish national day

Spain’s National Day parade prompts show of unity against Catalan crisis

Politicians who had not attended for years show up for event marred by crash of Eurofighter plane