POLITICS

Ten covert police operations that took place under Spain’s PP government

Illegally spying on former Popular Party treasurer Luis Bárcenas was just one of the jobs carried out without judicial oversight by a group of officers who also disseminated false evidence against Catalan separatists and the leftist party Podemos. EL PAÍS has reconstructed events based on testimony from their targets

CORONAVIRUS

The real Covid-19 death toll in Spain: at least 44,868 victims

EL PAÍS used regional records and reports from three different agencies to arrive at a figure that is much higher than the official one of 28,432

CORONAVIRUS

Bidding wars and scammers: The new life of healthcare procurement officials in Spain

The coronavirus crisis has turned an anodyne administrative procedure into a high-pressure job as regional governments scramble to secure medical supplies on the international market