A day in the life of an emergency ambulance crew: ‘For the first time, I thought I could die’

EL PAÍS spent 24 hours with a specialist team on the frontline of the coronavirus crisis as they assisted patients across the Madrid region


Porn or sexual therapy? A peek inside Madrid’s first sex doll “brothel”

A sexologist, an activist against sexual robots and the founder of this new business venture reflect on the ethical concerns raised by these hyper-realistic dummies


As Fernando Alonso bows out of F1, what next for his future?

After his shock announcement that he will be leaving the category next year, he may be turning his attention full time to other series, with particular focus on the Indy 500

PyeongChang Olympic Games 2018

Spanish Olympic skater Javier Fernández on course for medal

Madrid-born figure skater is edging in on the podium after strong performance in the short program

PyeongChang Olympic Games 2018

Snowboarder Regino Hernández wins Spain’s first Winter medal in 26 years

The athlete from Málaga has ended the country’s drought and become the first Spaniard to ever reach the podium in snowboard cross

Sexual abuse

Town closes ranks around soccer players accused of sexually assaulting teen

A 15-year-old girl in Aranda has become the target of rumors and gossip after the incident


Young Catalan nabs her 10th world kitesurfing championship

Gisela Pulido, 21, made the Guinness Book of World Records when she first won at age 10


The town that cooks the trash

The municipality of Rivas Vaciamadrid is looking to export a technology that reduces waste by 70 percent But environmentalists oppose it


Achtung draws unwanted attention

“Miracle” Gran Premio de Madrid-winning horse tainted by doping charge


Sunshine in a can

The art of ‘solargraphy’ beams into Madrid


Civil war erupts at Alavés

2001 Uefa Cup finalist club has launched legal battle against its own players