El Roto

El Roto cartoon, June 20, 2019


Despite risk of EU action, new Madrid mayor puts anti-pollution plan on hold

The new Popular Party-led administration in the Spanish capital will have to decide whether to scrap Madrid Central entirely, or tweak it to avoid sanctions over air quality infringement


¿Qué? podcast, S02E08: The end of Madrid’s low-emissions zone?

This week we discuss plans by the new mayor of the capital to ditch a scheme aimed at reducing pollution, and also examine an app that was used to spy on Spanish bars


Tapes of Spaniards’ attempt to extort Julian Assange: “This material is worth €3m”

EL PAÍS has accessed recordings that police made of the group who tried to sell the WikiLeaks founder sensitive personal material from his stay at the Ecuadorian Embassy in London


Manuel Valls: “With Vox you end up getting your hands dirty, and to some extent, your soul”

After breaking with Ciudadanos, the former French prime minister speaks to EL PAÍS about why he believes the center-right party has betrayed its liberal and progressive values


Spain: near the top in global brand value, but low in self-esteem

Reports consistently place the country in high spots for institutional, economic and social development, yet Spaniards tend to focus on the negative aspects of their country