Archaeology

The Tartessos mystery slowly comes to light

An excavation in Badajoz offers surprising insight into this ancient civilization that thrived in the southwest of the Iberian Peninsula from the 9th to the 5th centuries BCE

Skiing

A guide to the most fun-packed ski slopes

Free riding, speed riding, ratrack, snowparks, night skiing: there were never this many options

CATALAN INDEPENDENCE

Support for Catalan independence falls to 40.8%, new survey shows

Poll released on same day that ex-chief of Catalan police appears in court over October 1 referendum

Food scarcity

Venezuelans going to bed hungry as food crisis deepens

People are skipping meals and missing out on vital nutrients because of the persistent shortages

Cartoons

Ros

Ros cartoon, February 23, 2018

Cartoons

El Roto

El Roto cartoon, February 23, 2018

ANNIVERSARY OF COUP IN SPAIN

Spanish king to son after 1981 coup: “Felipe, I hope this never happens to you”

Thirty-six years after Juan Carlos gave famous TV address, his son did the same against Catalan secessionist bid

VIOLENCE

Police officer dies from heart attack during clashes with Spartak soccer fans in Bilbao

The Basque agent went into cardiac arrest in the effort to stop the violence between rival supporters

Bilingual education

What level of Spanish do Catalan children have?

Academic tests show that Catalan students have the same or better language skills as students across Spain