Supreme Court orders pre-trial detention for Catalan separatist leaders, reactivates international arrest warrants

Jordi Turull, the newest candidate to the premiership, among them. Decision comes shortly after Catalan Republican Left official skipped her court date and fled to Switzerland

International Women’s Day March

Why Women’s Day was such a runaway success in Spain

On March 8 there was a general strike and an unprecedented demonstration that trumped those in all other countries. Experts explain why things were different this year


Nine Spanish destinations not to be missed this Easter break

Take a look at our action-packed guide to the holidays complete with tulips, zombies and water slides



Ros cartoon, March 23, 2018


El Roto

El Roto cartoon, March 23, 2018

Weather in Spain

Traffic jams and severe weather expected as Easter exodus gets going

The 15.5 million car journeys that will take place in the next 10 days could be complicated this weekend by the arrival of the “Hugo” depression

Daylight saving time

When do the clocks go forward in Spain? And could this be the last change?

Currently all EU countries lose or gain an hour on the same date, but daylight saving rules might be set for a revamp


Catalan party’s decision to abstain prevents appointment of new premier

Small radical CUP group withholds its four votes at the investiture session that was meant to vote in the separatist candidate Jordi Turull


Life in Spain’s closed prison regime: 21 hours a day alone in a cell

British national Tony King, convicted of murdering two teens, is one of several inmates being kept in maximum security conditions