The Mexican towns where even the police fear to tread

With officers gunned down, abducted or run out of town, Chihuahua precincts are close to defeat

Goya awards

Penélope Cruz: “Each case of abuse is different and should be investigated”

The Spanish actress talked about the #MeToo movement ahead of this weekend’s Goya Awards


Snowfall in Madrid sees canceled and diverted flights after runway closed

Frosty weather conditions expected to persist across Spain as rain and snow cause havoc on the roads


Political rivals with a twist – they’re twins

The González brothers may look identical, but they hold views that sit on very different sides of the political spectrum

Media and Communication

In times of “fake news,” more readers than ever place their trust in EL PAÍS

For four consecutive years the newspaper has been the most-read publication in Spain and in the Spanish language


El Roto

El Roto cartoon, February 5, 2018



Ros cartoon, February 5, 2018


To the Goya film awards... In my pajamas

#MeToo cannot just be limited to a fleeting hashtag, writes Spanish film director Isabel Coixet. It should lead to genuine change between men and women so that there is real dialogue, leaving no doubts as to what is good and what is bad


Spain’s conservatives ask PM for more action to stop rise of Ciudadanos

Regional Popular Party leaders are worried following protest party’s strong show at Catalan elections


The Portuguese fado singer who charmed Madonna

The younger sister of famed performer Amalia Rodrigues continues to perform at age 94