BREXIT

Spain to maintain Gibraltar veto right in new Brexit deal

The agreement announced on Thursday by the European Union and the United Kingdom respects arrangements secured a year ago by Madrid regarding the British overseas territory

EL PAÍS PODCASTS

¿Qué? podcast, S03E4: Supreme Court ruling on Catalan independence drive

This week we discuss the verdict from one of the most politically relevant trials that Spain has seen in recent years, and the protests it has sparked across Catalonia

Catalonia

Catalan premier comes under pressure for response to violent street protests

Quim Torra has been criticized for not doing more to stop the unrest, which erupted after the Supreme Court sentenced nine separatists to prison for their role in the 2017 breakaway attempt

IMMIGRATION

Spanish government reduces irregular immigration by half

Spain is no longer the main Mediterranean route for undocumented migrants, with arrivals falling from 64,298 in 2018 to 24,159 this year

CATALONIA

Cars torched and acid thrown: Catalonia hit by fresh night of street violence

Thirty-three people were arrested and 100 required medical attention on the third day of unrest following the Supreme Court ruling jailing Catalan separatist leaders

CARTOONS

El Roto

El Roto cartoon, October 17, 2019