TAX FRAUD

Shakira tells judge in tax fraud case that she was residing abroad

The Colombian singer, who used a side entrance to enter court this morning, is accused by the public prosecutor of creating a “web of companies” to defraud €14.5 million

CATALAN INDEPENDENCE DRIVE

Prosecutor in Catalan secession trial calls 2017 events a “coup d’état”

In closing arguments today, the prosecution in the Supreme Court case sought to prove the pro-independence leaders had committed rebellion and not the lesser offense of sedition

EL PAÍS PODCASTS

¿Qué? podcast, S02E06: Catalan independence trial comes to a close

This week we discuss the public prosecutor’s closing arguments in the “procés” case, and also examine the possible ramifications of a tragic suicide in Madrid

POLITICS

Spanish PM plays waiting game ahead of bid for a second term

In a fractured post-election scenario, Pedro Sánchez is keeping his Socialist Party’s options open until all groups have made their positions clear

FRANCOISM

An international project to re-think the burial site of former dictator Franco

‘Deep Space,’ presented at the Goethe Institut in Madrid, uses virtual reality to change the totalitarian nature of Civil War monument the Valley of the Fallen

CARTOONS

El Roto

El Roto cartoon, June 6, 2019

ECONOMY

A decade on, Spain set to exit EU’s excessive deficit procedure

EU Commissioner Pierre Moscovici has congratulated the country and encouraged the government to continue down the path of responsible budget management