CATALAN ELECTIONS

Jailed figures from pro-Catalan independence drive request release

A Supreme Court judge heard statements on Friday from the 10 former ministers and association heads, and will rule on Monday

Flamenco

The women tackling the macho world of flamenco guitar

There are no female figures of note in this male-dominated scene, but both foreign and Spanish players are starting to break down the stereotypes and inspire the next generation of girls to enter this hallowed domain. Even virtuosos, such as Tomatito, are eager to see the gender gap close

INTERVIEW

Esteban González Pons: “Spain should ask NATO for protection against fake news ”

The eurodeputy talks to EL PAÍS about the impact of Russia’s meddling in the Catalonia crisis

Cartoons

El Roto

El Roto cartoon, December 1, 2017

Cartoons

Ros

Ros cartoon December 1, 2017

CATALAN INDEPENDENCE DRIVE

The false excuses of the Catalan pro-independence movement

Separatist leaders had long been promising a resounding response to the Spanish government, something that they now deny

NATIONAL SECURITY

Spain’s national security strategy to include risk of disinformation campaigns

Latest government document does not specifically mention Russia, but alludes to recent interference in Catalan crisis and Brexit