Peruvian police capture convict who left twin in his place inside prison cell

Alexander Delgado eluded authorities for a year after drugging brother, walking out of a maximum security penitentiary

JAMES HARDING | Former chief of BBC News

“The dissemination of misinformation on an industrial scale is a huge issue”

Former BBC News chief discusses the growing need for analysis in an accelerating news context


I have celiac disease, my girlfriend is vegan, and we’ve heard all the jokes already

On our first date, I told my girlfriend, “we’ll never have dinner together”


Human Rights court rules against Spain in ETA prisoner abuse case

The ECHR in Strasbourg orders compensation paid to men who blew up Madrid airport parking lot, killing two, but falls short of defining incident as “torture”

Spanish politics

In new blow to Popular Party, current and former Madrid premiers named in graft probe

Main suspect in Púnica case, Francisco Granados, says Cristina Cifuentes and Esperanza Aguirre participated in unlawful campaign funding


The Popular Party: Caught in a quagmire of corruption

A string of graft cases making their way through the courts is eroding the credibility of the governing party in Spain


Time to go Mr Rajoy? Latest poll reveals most voters want PM to quit

Survey shows 85% of Spaniards say veteran politician should hand PP leadership to someone else

Gender inequality

The gender no-pay gap: Women in Spain do twice as much unpaid work as men

New study shows females spend 26.5 hours on non-remunerated jobs while males only do 14 hours



Ros cartoon, February 13, 2018


El Roto

El Roto cartoon, February 13, 2018

Social networks

How an online date saw a Spanish woman cheated out of €53,000

Using a fake social media profile, the trickster claimed he had a rare form of epilepsy in a bid to to wheedle money from his girlfriend