SPANISH ELECTIONS

Spain’s acting PM and opposition leader agree to open talks on Catalan crisis

The move represents a U-turn for Popular Party president Pablo Casado, who garnered a disastrous result at the April 28 election

SPANISH ELECTIONS

Acting PM to Catalan independence parties: Don’t veto choice for Senate speaker

Blocking the appointment of Miquel Iceta, a man who “builds bridges,” would be “a bad start,” says Pedro Sánchez of the Socialist Party

EL PAÍS PODCASTS

¿Qué? podcast, S02E02: Election fallout and controversy in Mauthausen

This week we discuss the early talks between Spain’s political parties as they seek to form a government, and examine a memorial service at a Nazi camp that took an unexpected turn

LATIN AMERICA

The US replies to Spain on Venezuela: “We don’t do cowboy diplomacy”

Elliott Abrams, the special representative for the South American country, tells EL PAÍS that there has already been military intervention there by Cuba

CARTOONS

El Roto

El Roto cartoon, May 9, 2019

HISTORICAL MEMORY

Spanish Civil War: The woman who took a baby rattle to her execution

Archeologists found the toy lying next to the body of Catalina Muñoz, who was shot in 1936 and buried in Palencia, northern Spain

MISSING PERSONS

Spanish student who went missing in Paris found alive

Natalia Sánchez Uribe, who went missing on May 1, was located by French police. Sources close to the case say that she was slightly disoriented and taken to hospital