EL PAÍS SEMANAL IN ENGLISH

La Rambla: Bearing the scars of jihad

On August 17 last year, 16 people were killed by Islamic extremists in Barcelona and Cambrils. Eight of the terrorists died. They belonged to a jihadist cell that appeared, from the outside, to be an ordinary crowd of youngsters hanging out together, a band of brothers who aroused no suspicion whatsoever. A year on, we review the events of that fateful day to seek out the reasons for their radicalization and the political and social response to the jihadist phenomenon

TERRORIST ATTACKS IN CATALONIA

Barcelona pays tribute to the victims of last year’s terror attacks

After a similar event in 2017 saw boos and whistles aimed at the king and the prime minister, today’s ceremonies passed by almost without incident, and mostly in silence

CARTOONS

Ros

Ros cartoon, August 17, 2018

CARTOONS

Ros

Ros cartoon, August 16, 2018

TOURIST ACCOMMODATION

Madrid plans drastic new rules that could affect 95% of tourist apartments

The draft regulations from City Hall would mean any flat without separate access to the street would need a license

TERRORIST ATTACKS IN CATALONIA

Authorities seek to avoid tensions during Barcelona terror attack memorial

Both the Spanish government and City Hall have been working to ensure scenes from last year are not repeated, after the PM and king were booed and whistled at during demonstration