CATALAN INDEPENDENCE

On Catalonia Day, separatists vow to keep working for independence

Political division partly explains the lowest turnout in years at the Barcelona march on Wednesday

Brexit

Spain activates 875 public servants in preparation for a “hard Brexit”

Speaking in Congress on Wednesday, acting Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez explained that these additional roles will mostly cover customs services, trade and border controls

CARTOONS

El Roto

El Roto cartoon, September 11, 2019

GABRIEL CRUZ MURDER CASE

Killer of Spanish eight-year-old: “I just wanted him to shut up”

At day two of her trial, Ana Julia Quezada tells the court in Almería that the death of Gabriel was unintentional and that she wanted to commit suicide afterwards

CULTURAL HERITAGE

Toledo’s Visigothic city under threat by real estate development

Once the capital of a powerful kingdom, the Vega Baja site includes remains from the Roman, medieval and Islamic eras that could soon make way for over 1,600 homes