Personal leadership

It wasn’t your fault, but it is your responsibility

To achieve happiness we need to stop passing the buck and take action

Social media

How Twitter helped a Spanish octogenarian sell out his Civil War memoirs

Amateur writer Emilio Ortega had failed to sell a single copy of his book, until he met a young man who felt his story of hardship and survival deserved an audience

CATALONIA

Former Catalan police chief to be tried for sedition

Josep Lluís Trapero and other ex-officials will sit in the dock over their role in the referendum and protests leading up to it

CARTOONS

El Roto

El Roto cartoon, May 23, 2018

CARTOONS

Ros

Ros cartoon, May 23, 2018

Animal rights

El Rocío pilgrimage claims lives of more than 140 horses in last decade

While the number of animals killed has fallen, activists say more work is needed to stop exploitation

Catalan politics

Yellow crosses put social harmony (and local laws) to the test in Catalonia

Mayors differ on how to deal with symbols that have triggered confrontations between residents

HISTORY

Secrets from an asylum in Madrid: rage, squalor and unanswered letters

Psychiatrists compile book of moving messages by mental institution patients from 1852 to 1952