MIGRATION CRISIS

‘Open Arms’ rescue ship arrives in Spain with more than 300 migrants on board

The vessel, which is carrying 139 minors, had been refused permission to dock by Italy and Malta before getting the go-ahead from the Spanish authorities

ANDALUSIAN ELECTIONS

PP takes step closer to power in Andalusia with Ciudadanos deal

The conservatives today supported the center-right group’s bid to take control of the speaker’s committee in parliament, paving the way for their candidate to stand as premier

CARTOONS

El Roto

El Roto cartoon, December 28, 2018

EXHUMATION OF FRANCO

Security reasons cited to prevent reburial of Franco in Madrid cathedral

The Socialist Party government is trying to stop the former dictator from being moved to the center of Madrid, in line with his family’s wishes

GEOLOGY

The curious Canary Islands rock formation that took just decades to settle

A chance discovery on Gran Canaria has captured the attention of scientists, who believe that this “mini Pamukkale” was formed thanks to an old rudimentary irrigation system