Democratic primaries

Beto O’Rourke: “Impeachment is a sign that our democracy still works”

The Democratic presidential candidate from Texas speaks to EL PAÍS about the need to remove Donald Trump from office, Mexico’s importance as a US partner, and gun control

Culture

Piracy in Spain falls thanks to boom in streaming platforms

According to a new survey from the Culture Ministry, 52% of Spaniards have a subscription to an online service, which in turn has led to a drop in the number of illegal downloads

Spanish elections

New election, new strategy: Spain’s center-right parties change their message

Ciudadanos is now open to deals after shunning the Socialist Party for months, while the Popular Party is focusing on the economy ahead of the November 10 repeat vote

CARTOONS

El Roto

El Roto cartoon, October 7, 2019

Crime

‘Head in a box’ crime: Cleaning lady may have unwittingly disposed of body

According to sources from the investigation into the apparent murder of 67-year-old Jesús Mari Baranda, the domestic employee was asked to throw away a number of large trash bags

Property market

Ibiza Town dethrones San Sebastián as the most expensive Spanish city to buy a home

Local politicians say short-term rentals are responsible for the soaring property prices, which have risen more than 56% in the past five years