Crisis in Catalonia

Constitutional Court annuls Catalan independence declaration

The law passed by the regional parliament on September 7 that paved the way for the October 1 referendum has also been struck down by the tribunal

Editorial

Concern about Catalonia

The people who will have to deal with the ongoing secessionist crisis are, unfortunately, politicians with low popularity ratings

Cartoons

Ros

Ros cartoon, November 8, 2017

Cartoons

El Roto

El Roto cartoon, November 8, 2017

World Cup 2018

Color controversy delays unveiling of Spain’s new soccer jersey

Critics say the official shirt for the World Cup resembles the flag of the Spanish Second Republic

US Politics

What can Trump learn from Al Capone and Richard Nixon?

What typically brings down people in power is the cover up, not the crime

US Politics

Is Trump Really Crazy?

The president exhibits the classic symptoms of narcissistic personality disorder

Opioid Crisis

Dying white Americans

A new study documents why mortality is higher among poorly educated whites

Arab world

Asphyxiated Arabs

In three years it will be necessary to create 60 million jobs for young people in the region

US Politics

Donald Trump’s three wars... and those that are yet to come

The variety, intensity, vindictiveness, and, at times, the banality of the conflicts coming from Trump are not normal

THE GLOBAL OBSERVER

America’s Second Civil War

Some novels make us feel that situations that today appear to be implausible might not be so far-fetched after all

Catalan crisis

Latest general strike in Catalonia fails to attract widespread support

Roads blocked and train services disrupted in region, but most stores, restaurants and markets open

Crisis in Catalonia

Catalan independence biggest problem for Spaniards after unemployment, poll shows

Concern over secession soared from 7.8% in September to 29% in October, according to a CIS survey

MEDIA

EL PAÍS registers more than 100 million monthly unique visitors

The online edition of the Spanish daily became the 10th most-read news outlet in the world in October