SUPREME COURT TRIAL

Catalan separatist leader: “The referendum was the biggest exercise in civil disobedience in Europe”

The last two defendants at the Supreme Court trial in Madrid took the stand on Tuesday

TERRORISM

Spain launches new counter-terrorism strategy to fight Jihadism and the “rise of extremism”

Interior Ministry worried about returning combatants, but says the greatest threat continues to be homegrown terrorist cells

BREXIT

Spain threatens legal action over Gibraltar housing project

The Foreign Ministry has sent a letter to London complaining about a scheme that involves land reclamation in disputed waters

CARTOONS

El Roto

El Roto cartoon, February 26, 2019

PUBLIC HEALTH

Spain is the world’s healthiest nation, according to Bloomberg index

Country takes the crown from Italy, while Japan ranks fourth, Britain comes in 19th, and the US takes 35th place, five spots below Cuba

SCIENCE

Meet the Spanish engineer behind the world’s first quantum computer

Darío Gil is the new director of IBM Research, which recently unveiled the first commercial device using this promising technology