GENDER VIOLENCE

Death of Brazilian mother of five marks 1,000th gender violence victim in Spain

Her alleged aggressor, Salvador Ramírez, was convicted for killing his first wife in the year 2002 and sent to jail, but released early after good behavior

THE GLOBAL OBSERVER

What has a bigger impact, elections or street protests?

Most protests achieve minor concessions or fail completely. But some have caused substantial political changes. What characterizes those that succeed?

POLITICS

In Spain, parties argue over the meaning of “cooperation government”

Acting PM Pedro Sánchez and Podemos leader Pablo Iglesias have hit a stumbling block in their slow-moving negotiations to reach a deal ahead of an investiture vote

CARTOONS

El Roto

El Roto cartoon, June 19, 2019

ARCHAEOLOGY

How an ancient lead sarcophagus was accidentally found in Granada

Archaeologists were surprised to find a Roman coffin during restoration work in the southern Spanish city