INTERNATIONAL

Barack Obama meets with prime minister on family trip to Spain

The former US president spoke to Pedro Sánchez in Madrid during an economic forum, and visited the Reina Sofía museum with King Felipe the next day

CATALONIA

Catalan premier meets Spanish PM, insists on right to self-determination

First official meeting between Socialist Party’s Pedro Sánchez and hardline separatist Quim Torra lasted two-and-a-half hours, and saw the pair “give their visions of Catalonia”

THE RUNNING OF THE BULLS

Sanfermines: The best fiestas in the world

On July 6, a rocket known as the chupinazo kicked off the mother of all Spanish fiestas. A million people from all over the planet come to Pamplona every year for the Sanfermines, an orgy of sound and color that lasts nine days and nights, and where no one is looking at their watch. This year San Fermín is looking to catch its breath in the wake of ‘La Manada’ sexual assault case. Here is how the biggest party in the world gets going

SANFERMINES 2018

Dangerous but clean run at Day 3 of the Running of the Bulls in Pamplona

Four injured by the animals from the feared Cebada Gago stockbreeder, which made their 30th appearance at Sanfermines this morning

Americas

‘The Prince’: the God-sent egomaniac who lured a Spanish teen to Peru

Félix Steven Manrique was arrested last week for holding Patricia Aguilar and other women in the Amazon rainforest

CARTOONS

Ros

Ros cartoon, July 9, 2018

CARTOONS

El Roto

El Roto cartoon, July 9, 2018

SPANISH POLITICS

Spanish PM and Catalan premier meet in Madrid for first time in two years

Aides to Pedro Sánchez and Quim Torra admit that the path to a long-lasting collaboration is fraught with difficulties