‘La Roja’ left in the lurch: The inside story of the Spain coach sacking

The sudden intrusion of Real Madrid in the national team’s World Cup campaign saw a dramatic day unfold on Wednesday, culminating in the firing of Julen Lopetegui and his hasty replacement


Argentine Chamber of Deputies votes in favor of legalized abortion

The draft law that will allow for terminations up to the 14th week will now have to pass the more conservative Senate



Ros cartoon, June 14, 2018


Coach of Spain’s national soccer team sacked just before World Cup

Fernando Hierro will replace Julen Lopetegui after the latter announced he would be taking over at Real Madrid after Russia event


The long and arduous journey that the ‘Aquarius’ migrants still face

Conditions have become rougher for the rescue ship as the vessel heads for Valencia, leaving occupants with seasickness and fatigue


El Roto

El Roto cartoon, June 14, 2018

Drug trafficking

In new escalation of drug violence, police get ambushed in southern Spain

Patrol cars were pelted with Molotov cocktails in La Línea de la Concepción, where authorities have long been waging an underfunded battle against traffickers

Spanish politics

Spain’s new PM faces first crisis as minister quits over tax scandal

Pedro Sánchez lets Màxim Huerta go after it emerged that he withheld taxes in the early 2000s