Fake news

The business of digital manipulation in Spain

Questionable websites are taking advantage of automatic online advertising systems run by Google, and publishing sensationalist, biased or untrue stories to seek clicks

CORRUPTION IN SPAIN

Governing Popular Party and its ex-treasurer, sentenced in massive corruption case

Spain’s High Court gives businessman at center of so-called “Gürtel” probe, Francisco Correa, 51 years in jail, while Luis Bárcenas gets 33-year term

CORRUPTION IN SPAIN

Gürtel ruling questions “credibility” of Spanish PM Rajoy’s testimony

Judges find evidence of existence of a Popular Party slush fund, something that the party leader denied in court last year

Freedom of expression

Spanish rapper flees country to avoid prison for lyrics praising terrorism

Josep Miquel Arenas, better known as Valtonyc, was due to report to the penitentiary on Thursday

CARTOONS

El Roto

El Roto cartoon, May 24, 2018

CARTOONS

Ros

Ros cartoon, May 24, 2018

HISTORY

From slavery to freedom: the extraordinary story of Cándida Huelva

Born in 1845 in a Portuguese colony, she made it to Spain and became a local celebrity until her death at 110