Spain’s stolen children

First case of “Spain’s stolen babies” goes to trial in Madrid court

An 85-year-old doctor who allegedly headed the decades-long scheme denies any recollection of events

CARTOON

Ros

Ros cartoon, June 26, 2018

HERITAGE

Does Spain have another ‘Ecce homo’ botched restoration on its hands?

Amateur work on a 16th-century sculpture of Saint George in Navarre is slammed by restorers

EL PAÍS SEMANAL IN ENGLISH

The forgotten Spanish diaspora in the US

Between the end of the 19th century and the beginning of the 20th, tens of thousands of Spaniards migrated to the US. They worked in tobacco companies, factories and mines. They settled in every corner of the country, from California to Hawaii, Florida to Ohio. James D. Fernández, a descendant of such migrants, has spent the last 10 years compiling the experiences of these pioneers

RUSSIA WORLD CUP | SPAIN 2 - MOROCCO 2

Why Spain’s soccer team should look to Italy

The problem of the national side is no longer its midfielders, but rather the whole ensemble, and decisive action is needed by manager Fernando Hierro

FRANCO DICTATORSHIP

Franco-era cop accused of torture has four medals that fatten his pension by 50%

Interior Ministry finds that “Billy the Kid” was rewarded by the state despite accusations that he physically abused prisoners

HISTORICAL MEMORY

Should the Valley of the Fallen be allowed to fall into ruins?

Historians Julián Casanova and Santos Juliá, and Hispanist Paul Preston, discuss what should happen to the Spanish Civil War monument, as the new Socialist government prepares to move Franco’s remains from the site