Panic at the foot of a Guatemala volcano

The eruption of the Volcán del Fuego on Sunday has left 99 dead and almost 200 missing


Pedro Sánchez 3.0

All the good intentions of the Socialist Party’s governing program are going to clash with the difficulties of cobbling together majorities inside Congress

Drug trafficking

Police arrest the “narco king” of Campo de Gibraltar

Spanish authorities believe his Castaña cartel has amassed a fortune in excess of €30 million


Ill-equipped to deal with new influx, Spain leaves migrants to their fate

Support associations criticize lack of planning by authorities despite reports warning of rise in arrivals

Spanish politics

Spain’s most gender-balanced government in history takes office

The new ministers – 61% of whom are women – have been officially sworn in at the Zarzuela palace


Soledad Gallego-Díaz set to become first female editor-in-chief of EL PAÍS

The renowned Spanish journalist will be the only woman to have led the newspaper in its 42-year history, and will be taking over from Antonio Caño


Solid Cabinet choices from Spain’s new prime minister

With his selection of ministers – including a high proportion of women – Pedro Sánchez has opted for a message of stability and moderation geared toward Europe


An astronaut will be Spain’s new science minister

Pedro Duque is the best-known face in a Cabinet lineup with more women than ever before in Spanish democracy



Ros cartoon, June 7, 2018


Half of Spaniards believe alcohol is “often” to blame for rape

According to a new poll, 15% think that a victim is partly at fault for “having lost control” if she is drunk


Human bones from Tartessos civilization found in Badajoz

A vast two-story 2,500-year-old building in the Turuñuelo de Guareña dig sheds light on the last era of these ancient people