EL PAÍS PODCASTS

¿Qué? podcast, S02E10: Madrid City Hall suspends fines in low-emissions zone

This week we discuss the controversial move by the new right-wing council in the capital, as well as examining a bungled assassination attempt by two Spanish women

EL PAÍS PODCASTS

¿Qué? podcast, S02E09: New ruling in the Running of the Bulls rape case

This week we discuss the Supreme Court’s decision on Spain’s most infamous sexual assault trial, and also examine the ongoing stalemate on the Spanish political scene

EL PAÍS PODCASTS

¿Qué? podcast, S02E08: The end of Madrid’s low-emissions zone?

This week we discuss plans by the new mayor of the capital to ditch a scheme aimed at reducing pollution, and also examine an app that was used to spy on Spanish bars

EL PAÍS PODCASTS

¿Qué? podcast, S02E07: Why is Franco still in the Valley of the Fallen?

This week we discuss the Supreme Court ruling that has suspended the exhumation of the former dictator, and talk about how much cash guests are expected to give at Spanish weddings

EL PAÍS PODCASTS

¿Qué? podcast, S02E06: Catalan independence trial comes to a close

This week we discuss the public prosecutor’s closing arguments in the “procés” case, and also examine the possible ramifications of a tragic suicide in Madrid

EL PAÍS PODCASTS

¿Qué? podcast, S02E05: Fallout of the May 26 election results

This week we discuss the winners and losers of the local, regional and European polls on Sunday, and how the outcome could affect future governing deals in Spain

EL PAÍS PODCASTS

¿Qué? podcast, S02E04: Chaos in Congress and vibrator prizes

This week we discuss the antics that took place during the inaugural session of the lower house, and talk about the outrageous award given to a women’s squash team in Spain

EL PAÍS PODCASTS

¿Qué? podcast, S02E03: New clocking-in system and Pedro Sánchez’s hero moment

This week we discuss a new law that forces all businesses in Spain to record worker schedules, and how the acting prime minister handled a protester who appeared at the mortuary chapel for Alfredo Pérez Rubalcaba

EL PAÍS PODCASTS

¿Qué? podcast, S02E02: Election fallout and controversy in Mauthausen

This week we discuss the early talks between Spain’s political parties as they seek to form a government, and examine a memorial service at a Nazi camp that took an unexpected turn

EL PAÍS PODCASTS

¿Qué? podcast, series two, episode one: Results of the Spanish election

This week we discuss the outcome of the vote and how it has changed the political landscape of Spain

EL PAÍS PODCASTS

¿Qué? podcast, episode 12: What’s going to happen at the Spanish elections?

This week we discuss the upcoming date that Spaniards have at the polling booths, and also, in the last episode of our first season, mention a few stories we didn’t have time for...

EL PAÍS PODCASTS

¿Qué? podcast, episode 11: British migrants protest Brexit in Madrid

This week we discuss the demonstration against the UK’s withdrawal from the EU in the Spanish capital and look at why an expert ham cutter caused a scandal on social media

BREXIT

As London marches against Brexit, British migrants do their bit in Madrid

Around 400 people came out to protest against the UK’s exit from the European Union on Saturday, demanding a “people’s vote” on what happens next

EL PAÍS PODCASTS

¿Qué? podcast, episode 10: Who broke into the North Korean embassy in Madrid?

This week we discuss a curious incident involving a diplomatic mission in Spain, which may or may not have involved the CIA, and also remember the tragic killing of Carlos Palomino

EL PAÍS PODCASTS

¿Qué? podcast, episode nine: Feminists on the march

This week we discuss the success of the Spanish demonstrations for International Women’s Day, and we pose the question, is Spain politically incorrect?

EL PAÍS PODCASTS

¿Qué? podcast, episode eight: What far-right party Vox means for Spain

In the latest episode of our audio series, journalists from the English Edition discuss the emergence of the political group, and also examine a controversial bus that’s touring the country

EL PAÍS PODCASTS

¿Qué? podcast, episode seven: Trial of Catalan separatist leaders

In the latest episode of our new audio series, journalists from the English Edition try to break down the charges facing 12 pro-independence defendants in the Supreme Court

EL PAÍS PODCASTS

¿Qué? podcast, episode six: Will Franco be removed from the Valley of the Fallen?

In the latest episode of our new audio series, journalists from the English Edition look at the government’s plans to exhume the remains of the Spanish dictator from the controversial monument northwest of Madrid

EL PAÍS PODCASTS

¿Qué? podcast, episode five: The Spanish right gets out to protest

In the latest installment of our new audio series, journalists from the English Edition probe the causes behind a demonstration aimed at throwing Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez out of office

EL PAÍS PODCASTS

¿Qué? podcast, episode four: Another fine mess for Pedro Sánchez

In the fourth of our new audio series, journalists from the English Edition examine the delicate position of the Spanish prime minister, and consider the ongoing crisis in Venezuela

EL PAÍS PODCASTS

¿Qué? podcast, episode three: The Julen Roselló tragedy

In the third of our new audio series, journalists from the English Edition go over the facts of the rescue mission in Málaga that began when a two-year-old fell down a borehole

EL PAÍS PODCASTS

¿Qué? podcast, episode two: What Brexit means for Brits in Spain

In the second of our new audio series, journalists from the English Edition consider the effect of the UK’s exit from the EU, and discuss controversy over a selfie-snapping devil

EL PAÍS PODCASTS

¿Qué? podcast, episode one: Villarejo, or The A-Team of the Spanish police

In the first of a new audio series, journalists from the EL PAÍS English Edition explain just who José Manuel Villarejo is, and why everyone seems to be afraid of him

BREXIT

Britons living in the EU launch fresh legal challenge against Brexit

The UK in EU Challenge group – whose lead claimant is Spain-based Sue Wilson – is arguing that the 2016 vote should be declared null and void due to irregularities committed by the Leave campaign

INTERVIEW

“The tragedy of Brexit is that it affects the lives of thousands of people”

Michael Harris, the president of the Eurocitizens association, discusses the outlook that Britons in Spain are facing ahead of the UK’s withdrawal from the EU

SPANISH FIESTAS

Brexit and bonfires – how will you be celebrating the night of San Juan?

A guide to the festivities for the shortest night of the year, including a novel idea for Spain’s British expats

‘Prometheus’: “It’s not a map, it’s an invitation”

After more than three decades, Ridley Scott returned to the universe he created for the legendary saga