US demands hinder Spanish probe into alleged CIA ties to security firm that spied on Assange

American prosecutors want to know the judge's information sources before cooperating in an investigation into whether the company provided the intelligence services with sensitive material on the cyber-activist while he was living at the Ecuadorean embassy in London


El Roto

El Roto cartoon, September 10, 2020


Echoes of Franco as Spain’s far right tells PM his government is ‘worst in 80 years’

The remarks by Vox leader Santiago Abascal in Congress reminded many lawmakers of an old phrase uttered by regime nostalgics about life being better under the dictatorship


Spain reports 8,866 new coronavirus cases, but incidence falls in Madrid

The Andalusian government has been accused of hiding community transmission of Covid-19 in Costa del Sol, and five people have been arrested for stealing nearly one million face masks


Despite Covid-19, ‘botellón’ culture persists in Madrid

Many youths are still meeting in public parks to drink alcohol though they say they’re aware of the risks