With over 100 coronavirus outbreaks, more Spanish regions make face masks mandatory

Regional authorities are taking charge of controlling surges while the central government rules out a new state of alarm


The winners and losers from Sunday’s elections in Galicia and the Basque Country

The polls may have been regional, but they will have wide-reaching consequences on the national arena for groups such as the Socialists, the Popular Party and Unidas Podemos


Fearless aesthetics

Painting murals on streets and digging graves in beaches are acts of courage against the powers that control public spaces


Switzerland investigates €3.5m transfer from account held by Spain’s emeritus king to The Bahamas

Prosecutors continue to probe allegations of money laundering involving a foundation linked to Juan Carlos I, who abdicated the throne in 2014


Catalan premier announces decree to permit coronavirus lockdowns after judge blocks confinement order

A judicial ruling rejected the regional authorities' attempts to order citizens in the Lleida area to stay at home, given the fast-rising number of new infections in several municipalities


Welcomed and feared: How tourists in Spain are being received amid the coronavirus crisis

EL PAÍS travels to two vacation destinations to see how locals feel about the arrival of visitors for the summer season as the risk of Covid-19 persists


Voters opt for traditional parties at regional elections in Galicia, Basque Country

The Popular Party's Galician candidate secured his fourth absolute majority on Sunday, while the ‘lehendakari’ will be able to govern with the support of the Socialists


El Roto

El Roto cartoon, July 13, 2020