PUBLIC HEALTH

Pioneering study finds more than 200,000 rats in Barcelona’s sewers

Many specimens were discovered to be carrying bacteria and worms that can be passed on to humans

CARTOONS

Ros

Ros cartoon, September 19, 2018

CARTOONS

El Roto

El Roto cartoon, September 19, 2018

SPAIN UNDER FRANCO

Spanish Defense Ministry to release secret documents on Civil War and Franco dictatorship

Thousands of files on military operations, concentration camps and the intelligence agency are set to be made available to the public following an internal report

CRIME

Murder suspect of Spanish golfer had “an urge to rape and kill a woman”

Iowa police arrest 22-year-old man after young Celia Barquín was stabbed to death while training

POLITICS

Fresh setback for Spanish university at center of master’s scandal over financial excesses

After being accused of gifting degrees to politicians, the head of a law school at King Juan Carlos University is now under scrutiny for credit cards used to fund luxury lifestyle

RURAL SPAIN

Influx of liberal professionals transforms a sleepy Spanish hamlet

A doctor from Argentina bought a crumbling house in Pinilla de Ambroz 20 years ago, and was followed by a flow of college professors, architects and artists from all over the world