CATAlan independence bid

Spain’s Supreme Court sets €60,000 bail for Catalan secession leader

Marta Rovira said she knew referendum had no legal backing; more ex-officials due in court this week

european union

Spain’s economy minister to become the next vice-president of the ECB

Pending ratification, Luis de Guindos will become Mario Draghi’s number two after the only other candidate, the head of the Bank of Ireland, stepped aside

DRUGS

Residents in Barcelona’s El Raval suffer the hell of living next to drug dens

Locals organize “narco-tour” of neighborhood‘s troubled areas, filled with gangs peddling drugs and prostitution

PyeongChang OLYMPIC GAMES

Spanish figure skater after bronze win: “A weight has been lifted”

PyeongChang Olympic medalist Javier Fernández says he will probably not compete in the next games

Spanish National Anthem

Singer Marta Sánchez reignites row over Spain’s lyric-less national anthem

The Spanish performer is the latest in a long line of people to try to add words to the official song

World Economic Forum

The anxious euphoria of Davos

Before, companies needed financial, human, technological and brand capital to succeed. From here on they will also need digital capital

Cartoons

Ros

Ros cartoon, February 19, 2018

Florida shooting

Spanish teacher who survived Parkland shooting: “I screamed at my students to run”

Patricia Rivas Puerta, from La Rioja, recounts to EL PAÍS the hours leading up to the horrific Florida school attack

INTERVIEW

Antonio Muñoz Molina: “Our legacy will be a pile of garbage”

The award-winning Spanish novelist talks to EL PAÍS about the pitfalls of modernity