Political corruption

Kleptocracy and kakistocracy

In a kleptocracy all high-level government officials are complicit and their priority is to enrich themselves, and use their accumulated wealth to perpetuate themselves in power

Nóos Case

Spanish king’s brother-in-law might stay in women’s prison for “security” reasons

After being convicted of graft in the Nóos case, Iñaki Urdangarin has become the first male inmate at Brieva penitentiary in Ávila in many years

CORRUPTION IN SPAIN

From duke to prisoner: how King Felipe’s brother-in-law fell from grace

Former Olympic athlete Iñaki Urdangarin was once a golden boy, but his royal connections saw him poisoned in a world of privilege and he came to believe he was untouchable

HISTORICAL MEMORY IN SPAIN

Removal of Franco’s remains from Valley of the Fallen one step closer

The Socialist Party government of Pedro Sánchez should have enough support in parliament to pass law including the transfer of the dictator’s grave

MIGRANT CRISIS

Migrants on board ‘Aquarius’ granted 45-day special permit to stay in Spain

The 630 people who were turned away by Italy and Malta arrived in Valencia on Sunday to a crowd of 2,300

NÓOS CASE

Spanish king’s brother-in-law walks into prison to start sentence in Nóos case

Iñaki Urdangarin reported to a penitentiary Monday morning after losing his Supreme Court appeal

CARTOONS

El Roto

El Roto cartoon, June 18, 2018

CARTOONS

Ros

Ros cartoon, June 18, 2018

HEALTH

Woman’s cancer recovery brings fresh hope of medical breakthrough

After US success, Spanish researchers will conduct similar trials to test new immunotherapy method