First day of public smoking ban in Spain’s Galicia: ‘The measure benefits everyone’

EL PAÍS spoke to smokers and non-smokers alike about their opinions on the new restrictions aimed at curbing coronavirus contagion in the northwestern region


Passengers on stricken Air Canada flight: “Everything was shaking”

A Toronto-bound plane was forced to make an emergency landing in Madrid on Monday after sustaining tire damage during takeoff


Franco’s family requests military funeral honors at his exhumation

In a letter to the executive, the relatives of the late dictator say he is entitled to a gun salute and other shows of respect just like any other head of government

Spanish royal family

Spanish king’s brother-in-law leaves prison for first time to work as volunteer

Iñaki Urdangarin, who is married to Felipe VI’s sister Cristina, will spend two days a week helping disabled adults as he completes his five-year prison sentence for embezzlement


The suspicious victory of far-right group Vox in a tiny Spanish town

Could a change in the law, and the nuns who run a residence for women with learning disabilities, have played a determining role on election results in Gotarrendura?