Down the wrong path: Spanish city fights against fake signs on Camino de Santiago

Associations say some bar owners are altering official markings to get people to walk by their establishments, even if it means a risky detour

Running of the Bulls

Sanfermines in numbers: 10 facts you need to know

EL PAÍS looks at the staggering figures behind Pamplona’s world-famous bull-running fiestas

Fake news

The business of digital manipulation in Spain

Questionable websites are taking advantage of automatic online advertising systems run by Google, and publishing sensationalist, biased or untrue stories to seek clicks

Social media

How Twitter helped a Spanish octogenarian sell out his Civil War memoirs

Amateur writer Emilio Ortega had failed to sell a single copy of his book, until he met a young man who felt his story of hardship and survival deserved an audience


Spanish roads deal adaptive cycling champion second, deadly blow

José Ángel Aceitón, who was left a quadriplegic after a car ran over him when he was 17, has died in another traffic collision

Crisis in Catalonia

Can Puigdemont be sworn in as the next Catalan premier?

Ousted leader remains the only candidate, but his success depends on being physically present at parliament

the social networks

What do Spain’s Sevilla FC and Mark Zuckerberg have in common?

Facebook founder unwittingly rallies support in the United States for Spanish soccer team


The Madrid café where there are 825 different ways to pass the time

Epic Board Game, the first establishment of its kind in Spain, is planning to offer customers as many as 1,000 different games


Cereal killer, or how to steal 900 tons of wheat without anyone noticing

Thieves would have needed more than 30 trucks to carry off heist in small Spanish village


Spanish police arrest suspected ringleader of ‘dine and dash’ gang

Two restaurants in northern Spain hit by christening and wedding meal scammers to tune of €12,000