Markets tumble and borrowing costs rise as Spain, Italy face crises

Uncertainty over no-confidence vote against Spanish PM Mariano Rajoy sends bond yields up and listed shares down

Catalan politics

As summer nears, Catalan tourism sector hopes for end to beach confrontations

Separatist symbols – such as crosses – left on the sand have triggered scuffles with a potential for violence, say observers


‘Friends’ frenzy takes Madrid by storm

Thousands of fans have visited a display dedicated to the US sitcom, with tickets sold out in less than 48 hours



Ros cartoon, May 29, 2018

Spanish politics

Let undocumented migrants work on construction projects: Madrid mayor

Manuela Carmena’s plan aimed at addressing current shortage of manual labor and giving people with irregular immigration status the opportunity to earn a legal wage


El Roto

El Roto cartoon, May 29, 2018


Brussels to propose 5% hike in cohesion funds for Spain

New criteria to allocate money from EU 2021-2027 budget favors southern European countries