Democracy in Madrid

The final message of Saturday’s march by supporters of Catalan independence was not the one that pro-secessionist forces proclaimed in Madrid, but the one that they took home with them to Catalonia


Women’s soccer game in Spain smashes turnout world record

More than 60,700 people came out to watch Atlético Madrid and Barcelona in the quarterfinals of the Copa de la Reina, the biggest crowd ever for a match between female clubs


British Embassy hosts new Madrid event to address Brexit uncertainty

UK Ambassador Simon Manley will update Britons living in Spain with the latest information on Britain’s exit from the European Union


El Roto

El Roto cartoon, March 18, 2019

General elections in Spain

WhatsApp: The new weapon in the fight to win over Spanish voters

Ahead of the general elections in Spain on April 28, political parties such as the PP and Vox are turning to the instant messaging service in a bid to reach a wider audience


Spanish government approves exhumation of Franco on June 10

The body of the former dictator will be taken to the El Pardo cemetery, assuming that the Supreme Court does not halt the process


Barcelona to cut traffic by 7% next year with a ban on most-polluting vehicles

Following in the footsteps of Madrid, the Catalan capital is planning to restrict the access of vehicles which do not qualify for an environmental sticker from the DGT traffic authority