EL PAÍS SEMANAL

Gaudí’s last tenant

The writer Ana Viladomiu is the only resident living in La Pedrera, a World Heritage building designed by the iconic Catalan architect and visited by over one million tourists a year

CRIME

Spanish police find a fortune inside van teetering on the brink of an abyss

Three people who emerged from the accident with minor injuries deny the money is theirs but will likely be fined for money laundering

CARTOONS

El Roto

El Roto cartoon, May 17, 2019

PUBLIC WORKS

How a failed “inland sea” project made this Spain’s most debt-ridden village

Vallada is home to just over 3,000 people but is saddled with up to €37 million in debt thanks to a ruinous scheme put forward by the former mayor

SPANISH ELECTIONS

After top pick gets rejected, Spain’s PM makes new choice for Senate speaker

Pedro Sánchez has been forced to name a new candidate for the upper house after Catalan separatist parties vetoed his first nominee, Miquel Iceta

DRUG USE

Spanish health authorities crack down on opioid abuse

Studies have detected excessive prescriptions of immediate-release fentanyl, a drug 100 times more powerful than morphine