UK general election 2019

Spaniards in the UK: “I have a Plan B but Britons are trapped if things don’t go well”

As the United Kingdom heads to the polls today, the Spanish community shares their concerns about how both the result and Brexit could affect their futures

Crime

Sextortion: “Leave €50,000 in a trash can or I’ll share your sexual videos”

Cybercriminals are blackmailing victims with intimate images, which they obtain via private online chats

DEPOPULATION

Raising the bar: Why Spanish villages are fighting to keep their locals open

In places like Villalbarba, where there are only 132 people, residents say there would be no social life if they could not come together for a coffee or a game of bingo

CARTOONS

El Roto

El Roto cartoon, December 12, 2019

SPANISH POLITICS

Spain’s King Felipe calls on Pedro Sánchez to form a new government

After a round of meetings with political leaders, the monarch has proposed the Socialist Party chief as the candidate with the best chance of being sworn in as prime minister