CITIZENS' EUROPE

Two Polish salaries for every French paycheck

More than two million Europeans work in other EU member countries, some of them with “unacceptable” wages, schedules, or physical strain— all to reduce company costs

Digital economy

Maduro coin? Venezuela begins pre-sale of new cryptocurrency

The “petro” will be backed by the state’s oil, gold and diamond reserves, according to the president

catalan independence bid

Citing “political crimes,” Switzerland casts doubt on extradition of Catalan separatist leader

Spanish Supreme Court issues national arrest warrant for Anna Gabriel, who skipped court date over role in declaration of independence

Immigration

Father of ‘Suitcase boy’ ordered to pay €92 fine by Spanish courts

Prosecutors wanted three years in prison for man who tried to smuggle his son into Spain in a trolley bag

Editorial

An untimely tune

The attempts to make political capital out of singer Marta Sánchez’s new lyrics for the Spanish national anthem are deplorable

Freedom of expression in Spain

Spanish rapper Voltonyc to spend three years in prison for insulting the king

Spain’s top court upholds ruling against the Mallorcan artist for slander and glorifying terrorism

Cartoons

Ros

Ros cartoon, February 21, 2018

Cartoons

El Roto

El Roto cartoon, February 21, 2018

Environment

The Iberian lynx: No longer a whisker from extinction

At the start of the century there were only 94 examples left in the wild. Fifteen years later, a conservation effort has boosted numbers to 547