EU ELECTIONS

Spanish courts say Carles Puigdemont can run in EU elections

The former Catalan premier, who fled Spain after the failed secession bid, had challenged an earlier decision to ban his nomination

HISTORICAL MEMORY

Catalan official uses Mauthausen victim tribute to defend jailed separatists

Spanish Justice Minister Dolores Delgado walked out of the event at the former Nazi concentration camp, where thousands of exiled Spanish Republicans died

SOCCER

Piqué: the kind of guy who could smoke a cigar in a bombing raid

The Barcelona defender and Van Dijk don’t need to do anything special to ensure that all eyes are on them. Being special is enough

ELECTIONS IN SPAIN

How a shift to the right prompted the PP’s worst election night in 30 years

The conservative party’s disastrous showing at the April 28 polls proves, for many insiders, that going after supporters of far-right group Vox was a mistake. Here’s how the debacle unfolded

CARTOONS

El Roto

El Roto cartoon, May 6, 2019

ATTACK ON NORTH KOREAN EMBASSY

Violent attack or peaceful meeting? The two versions of the North Korean embassy raid

Speaking to EL PAÍS, the lawyer of the alleged ringleader insists no violence was used at the Madrid diplomatic mission, and says testimony from Korean staff should not be trusted

Sport

Xavi’s Plan B

The former player has the great qualities needed to be a special manager: knowledge, passion, charisma and that conciliatory sprit that forges a team

DISCRIMINATION

How homosexuals are being jailed and persecuted just 20 kilometers from Spain

The punishment in Morocco for intimate relations with someone of the same sex is up to three years behind bars, pushing many to seek asylum in the Spanish exclave city Melilla