Refugee crisis

Last Spanish family finally escapes the ISIS stronghold of Raqqa

Madrid-based grandmother Ana Lobato to be reunited with relatives, who have left the nightmare of war behind them


As drought drags on, northwestern Spain’s reservoirs hit record lows

A region unaccustomed to prolonged dry spells is now dealing with watering restrictions

City planning

Embattled Barcelona mayor fails to hit tourism and housing targets

Ada Colau is once more politically isolated, while long-standing problems in the city remain unresolved


Alan Solomont: “It is scandalous for Trump to be defending Putin”

Former US ambassador to Spain warns of Russian interference in western democracies



Ros cartoon, November 15, 2017


Fighting disinformation

Congress must thoroughly investigate events involving fake news about Catalonia


El Roto

El Roto cartoon, November 15, 2017

Catalan elections

Socialists rule out power-sharing deal with separatists after Catalan election

But center-right party Ciudadanos does not trust the PSC, which has also refused to create a unionist alliance


The pitch perfect musical siblings discovered on Brazil’s Hope Street

Alex, 18, Laís, 16, and Pedro, 12 all possess a remarkable skill just one in 10,000 people is blessed with