Why a box office hit is bringing tourists into the Basque Country

‘Ocho apellidos vascos’ has boosted interest in a region many Spaniards are still wary of visiting

EXHIBITION

Peripheral architecture

Artist Luis Úrculo has created an atlas of eternal actions

CENTENARY OF SWANN'S WAY BY PROUST

The ultimate translation challenge

Three translators recount their experience of converting Proust to Spanish

Food

Bring back ugly fish and dirty lettuce: calls for a sustainable, healthy diet

Top chefs and gastronomic experts are campaigning to clean up our eating habits Food activists say the choice lies with consumers

Culture

New Ribera offers clues to his youth

'Saint Jerome Writing' is now attributed to the Spanish 17th-century painter The Prado Museum is helping clear up doubts about his mysterious early years

Javier Bardem teams up with the Robert F. Kennedy Center

Actor joins Speak Truth to Power initiative in support of Sahrawi people

GAMING LAWS

“Absurd and impossible to implement”

A new law is designed to let gamblers deduct their losses from taxes owed But the gambling industry says the Kafkaesque rules are unworkable

CATHOLIC CULT

The Virgin who made a realty killing

Protected by the Church, the followers of a Madrid seer are amassing a million-euro fortune