Madrid lifts spending controls on Catalonia region

Spain’s new Socialist government says decision is aimed at normalizing relations with Catalan authorities


Soledad Gallego-Díaz, officially appointed new editor-in-chief of EL PAÍS

“Citizens trust this newsroom, and we have to show that we deserve that confidence on a daily basis,” the journalist told assembled staff on Friday morning

Spanish Politics

Spanish PM taps Russia supporter for National Security Director

Army reserve colonel Pedro Baños is a regular contributor to Russia-funded outlets ‘RT’ and ‘Sputnik’


Spanish movie legend Pedro Almodóvar puts out a different kind of picture

The director of ‘Volver’ and ‘Talk to her’ is staging a second exhibition of his still-life photography ahead of his new film project

Spanish politics

Astronaut minister: “We still have time to put Spain at the forefront of science”

Pedro Duque, at the helm of science, innovation and universities in the new Socialist government, has promised to get rid of the bureaucratic barriers to scientific research


El Roto

El Roto cartoon, June 8, 2018


The fight of the century: man versus machine

The inauguration of the first robot factory in Europe reignites the debate over the loss of jobs and the fascinating question of whether machines should have to pay taxes