Violence against children

Pianist James Rhodes calls for longer statute of limitations for child abuse

The British musician is leading the drive to push the Spanish government to deliver its promised law on crimes against minors

POLITICS

Spanish PM proposes end to protection from the lower courts for politicians

Doing away with the figure of ‘aforamiento’ in Spanish law would mean deputies and senators would be tried in ordinary tribunals for crimes unrelated to their official duties

DRUG TRAFFICKING

For the drug kings of kitsch, fallout continues after Instagram betrayal

Photos published by an anonymous account have shone a light on the tacky lifestyle of narcotics traffickers in southern Spain

FREEDOM OF SPEECH

Belgian court refuses to extradite Spanish rapper Valtònyc

Josep Miguel Arenas Beltrán fled Spain in March after being sentenced to more than three years in prison for praising terrorism and threatening the king

CARTOONS

Ros

Ros cartoon, September 17, 2018

CARTOONS

El Roto

El Roto cartoon, September 17, 2018

POLITICS

Spanish PM likely to escape further questioning in Congress over plagiarism

The publication by Pedro Sánchez of his thesis has, for parties such as Podemos, drawn a line over the controversy, something that may come as a relief for the Popular Party

BREXIT

Spain wants a special chapter on Gibraltar in Brexit agreement

PM Pedro Sánchez will meet with EU chief negotiator Michel Barnier to push for an annex addressing cross-border workers, tax evasion and smuggling in the British territory

ABUSES IN THE CATHOLIC CHURCH

“Who is going to dare to take the step to report abuse in the Church now?”

The man who was contacted by the pope after he wrote to him about the sexual assaults he suffered at the hands of Catholic priests breaks his silence in an interview with EL PAÍS