Coronavirus in Spain: Five crises rolled into one

Overburdened hospitals, a shortage of protective gear and testing kits that never arrive. The pandemic is reaching its peak without enough resources or a real picture of the true spread of the disease

Spanish prosecutors launch investigation after bodies found inside senior homes

Workers say protocols prohibit them from touching corpses and complain funerary services are taking 24 hours to show up

Spanish Cabinet takes first step toward major overhaul of sexual assault laws

The legislation, which comes in the wake of the controversial ‘Running of the Bulls’ rape case, puts the focus on the issue of consent

Spain’s social protection system is broken, says United Nations expert

After 12-day visit to country, Special Rapporteur Philip Alston concludes that ‘people in poverty have been largely failed by policymakers’

Why women in Spain are waiting longer to have a baby

From not finding the right partner to fertility problems, there are many reasons why would-be mothers are putting off starting a family

Young people in Spain need to spend 94% of salary to rent own place

Prohibitively expensive prices combined with low incomes are making it increasingly difficult for youths to become independent, with 81% still living in the family home

Births in Spain fall to lowest level in 20 years, new figures reveal

The first six months of 2019 have set a new low as couples postpone parenthood due to precarious financial situations, among other factors

More than 850,000 people over the age of 80 live alone in Spain

Data also show that 53.1% of people between the ages of 25 and 29 are still living with their parents

Thousands protest in Madrid to demand action to combat problems of depopulation

Rural demonstrators from 24 provinces marched on the Spanish capital to call for access to better infrastructure and services in Spain’s dwindling towns and villages

Spain’s invisible children: Why 200 Romanian minors live in the country without papers

The situation means they cannot receive disability aid, take part in exchange programs or even sign up to sports clubs

Controlling teen drug use: Prevention versus intervention

Pediatricians and lawmakers are dubious about a non-binding motion in the Canary Islands to allow drug tests on teenagers at their parents’ request

In Spain, many face stark choice between proper meals or warm homes

A Red Cross study shows that nearly a million of its beneficiaries have trouble paying for food, medicine and school supplies

Spain unveils plans to increase statute of limitations on sex offenses

In response to demands from children’s organizations, victims will be able to report abuse until at least the age of 40

James Rhodes on abuse law: “Spain has an opportunity to do something extraordinary”

The Madrid-based British pianist and writer, who was abused as a child, welcomes the government’s plans to abolish a statute of limitations on pedophilia offenses

Emerging nations will go on leading global GDP growth despite crisis

Forum organized by EL PAÍS unites experts including Brazilian ex-president Lula da Silva

Ethiopia closes the door on Spanish adoptive parents

After five months in Addis Ababa, two couples told to head home without their adopted sons

“We lost our child to bureaucracy”

Several families have been denied the chance to adopt children from Russia The delay has been caused by Madrid and Moscow's hammering out of a bilateral agreement

Fears of oil spills and drilling grip residents of Canary Islands

More than 1,100 tankers have passed through the tourism-dependent area so far this year

The radio revolution

With 15 percent of listeners now tuning in online, internet stations are finding a niche

Forty-two days to hand over a baby

The government wants to give mothers more time to confirm any decision to put a child up for adoption An average 350 newborns a year are turned over at birth

Photojournalist gored at controversial Toro de la Vega bull hunt

One other person also treated at event condemned by animal rights activists

13 hours to shoot a thriller

TV station Calle 13 teams up with website #littlesecretfilm fto deliver quick-shot suspense flicks

The latest tremors in Lorca

It's almost two years since an earthquake toppled 1,500 homes in the Murcia town Locals are increasingly frustrated over the slow pace of reconstruction and aid

Socialist youth leader’s “five-star” speech goes viral, then vitriol is turned on her

Beatriz Talegón lambasted party members for staying at luxury hotel in chic beach resort

“White tide” of health demonstrations spreads from Madrid to 15 other cities

Thousands of medical professionals and healthcare users take to the streets

Learning to drive the long way

Frustrated by the monopoly of driving schools, Gabriel Lucas went it alone

Ecuador takes Spain’s mortgage law to European Court of Human Rights

Public defender calls on Strasbourg to alter Civil Procedure Law on evictions