The Global Observer

How is corruption like snow?

In English, the word ‘accountability’ means to take responsibility for one’s actions, but in Spanish there is no such term

INTERNATIONAL

Spaniard at center of Julian Assange spying accusations claims ambassador ordered espionage

David Morales told Spain’s High Court on Friday that Carlos Abad asked him to secretly record the WikiLeaks founder while he was staying in Ecuador’s embassy in London

POLITICS

Galicia, Basque Country to hold early regional elections in April

The vote will take place ahead of polls that have been announced in Catalonia, but that are yet to get an official date

CARTOONS

El Roto

El Roto cartoon, February 11, 2020

CORONAVIRUS

Barcelona’s Mobile World Congress overshadowed by coronavirus cancellations

Organizers say the global tech event will go ahead later this month, but as more and more firms drop out, a Friday meeting is likely to determine whether it gets postponed or even axed

ENVIRONMENT

Spanish beaches hit by Storm Gloria struggling to recover before vacations

Towns affected by last month’s extreme weather are rushing to clean up in time for the Easter break, as questions are raised about the sustainability of coastal management