¿Qué? podcast, S03E5: Catalan street protests and the exhumation of Franco

This week we discuss last week’s disturbances in Catalonia after the Supreme Court ruling, and the long-awaited exhumation of Spanish dictator Francisco Franco from the Valley of the Fallen

Islamic State

ISIS women impose their own caliphate in Syria’s Al Hol camp

The jihadists have set up a radical matriarchy under the orders of a female ‘emir’ who controls the compound and helps people to escape, taking advantage of the renewed fighting in the northeast of the country

Historical memory

Franco’s family at the Mingorrubio cemetery: “This is a dictatorship”

The dictator's relatives scuffled with police after the latter tried to seize a recording device brought inside in violation of a government ban

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The world’s most dangerous place: Washington D.C.

With ever-increasing audacity, President Donald Trump is testing the Constitution and the rules on which democracy depends


El Roto

El Roto cartoon, October 25, 2019

Historical memory

Valley of the Fallen faces uncertain future after Franco’s exhumation

While the caretaker government wants to turn it into a place of memory and reconciliation, long-term plans are on hold until after the national election of November 10


Clocks to go back one hour this weekend as Daylight Saving Time ends

At 3am on October 27 Spaniards will gain an hour, a practice that the European Union wants to end by 2021

Crime in Spain

Bad grandma: The 76-year-old Spanish woman arrested 40 times for stealing

Police were shocked to discover the elderly lady was responsible for multiple robberies in the southern city of Málaga