Corruption in Spain

The “cesspit of the Spanish state,” under scrutiny by the courts

Judges are investigating moves by politicians and police officials to find or fabricate damning evidence against political rivals of the Popular Party

Archaeology

How an underground Stonehenge was discovered in southern Spain

A joint investigation between six universities is shining a light on the Dolmen de Soto, a 6,000-year-old megalithic monument, complete with ancient drawings of armed figures

COMEDY IN SPAIN

After record-breaking Barcelona gig, Dylan Moran returns to Spain

The Irish comedian, actor and writer will be playing shows in Madrid and the Catalan capital this weekend, as part of his ‘Dr Cosmos’ tour

Corruption in Spain

Hackers broadcast live stream of police camera at Podemos leaders’ home

The device that had been installed at the house of Pablo Iglesias and Irene Montero had to be replaced by the Civil Guard after the anti-austerity party was made aware of the intrusion

CARTOONS

El Roto

El Roto cartoon, April 8, 2019

Spain’s aging population

More than 850,000 people over the age of 80 live alone in Spain

Data also show that 53.1% of people between the ages of 25 and 29 are still living with their parents

URBAN LIVING

For residents of Madrid’s city center, trendiness is offset by industrial levels of noise

Some homeowners in the Malasaña neighborhood have sound meters showing alarming exposure to decibels, due mostly to the vibrant nightlife. Now they are campaigning to make their homes more livable