OPINION

Life under lockdown: The view from a Madrid window

Each day my window showed a re-run of the same film and I had long ceased to notice. Now what it shows is more like a still shot, but rich in detail

ASTRONOMY

Upset at losing an hour from Daylight Saving Time? Just imagine losing 10 days

When the Roman-era calendar was adjusted to the solar year, subjects of the Spanish Empire went to bed on Thursday, October 4, 1582, and woke up on Friday, October 15

VIDEO

Albanian restaurateur filmed in bizarre attack on Spanish tourists

The man climbed on top of the Spaniards’ vehicle and smashed in the windshield for reasons that remain unclear. The country’s prime minister has apologized for the incident

WIKILEAKS

The life of Julian Assange, according to the Spaniards who watched over him

Between 2012 and 2017, a security company from Cádiz was in charge of protecting the most uncomfortable house guest in the world while he was confined to the Ecuadorian embassy in London

WIKILEAKS

WikiLeaks reports spying operation against Julian Assange at Ecuador embassy in London

Spanish police are investigating an alleged extortion case involving video footage, photographs and other material

EXTREME WEATHER IN SPAIN

Why were the floods in Mallorca so deadly?

The impact of the downpour was exacerbated by geography, infrastructure and the difficulty of forecasting the disaster

Catalan Independence

Catalonia, Quebec or Scotland: who has the most power?

A comparative study shows Catalonia is among the world’s most devolved regions

NEW TECHNOLOGY

Google and EL PAÍS launch infographics and virtual reality project

VR-Infographics receives €500,000 endowment from search engine’s Digital News Initiative

WEATHER ALERT

Hot weather alert in place as Spain braces for soaring temperatures

Parts of the country could see the mercury rise to nearly 42ºC on Tuesday

OLYMPIC GAMES 2016

“The Games must be postponed: Zika will spread via unexpected channels”

Canadian epidemiologist Amir Attaran is the first signatory of a letter from more than 170 scientists urging the WHO to push back the dates of the Olympics

MEDIA

Movistar offers slowest connection to Netflix users, new ranking shows

Online content provider releases list of Spain’s best and worst operators in terms of speed

MEDIA

Online media reinvents itself with a new universal and open format

Google and major newspapers, including EL PAÍS, have created Accelerated Mobile Pages This new content standard will accelerate the delivery of information via mobile devices