Who are the young people protesting in Barcelona?

Five youngsters who took part in the demonstrations in the Catalan capital explain what brought them to the streets, citing reasons that go far beyond support for the independence movement

Catalonia

Tens of thousands attend march against Catalan independence

Around 80,000 people protested in Barcelona this weekend against the recent street violence in the city that erupted following the Supreme Court ruling, which sentenced nine separatist leaders to prison

CARTOONS

El Roto

El Roto cartoon, October 28, 2019

Society

The thankless job of a grandparent: “It’s exhausting, but I can’t say no”

Spanish illustrator Joly Navarro Rognoni is using humor to showcase how seniors often feel obligated to care for their grandchildren, whether they are willing to or not

Second World War

When 007 helped plot the invasion of Spain

As a spy in Gibraltar during World War II, James Bond creator Ian Fleming assisted with the drafting of a plan of attack by Allied forces in the event that Franco should help Nazi Germany