26 noviembre 2015
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the fight against terrorism

Spain planning to take over UN mission in Lebanon next year

Move will have to be ratified by Spanish government that emerges from December elections, and does not preclude further action to help France in its fight against the Islamic State

PM faces growing internal and external pressure to help France

King Felipe VI asks for EU members to “stand united” against those who would take away our freedom


Rajoy is not taking things seriously

The Spanish prime minister appears to be isolating himself from his allies and turning a blind eye to the jihadist threat


Abengoa on verge of largest bankruptcy filing in Spanish history

El País / Bloomberg Madrid

The Seville-based global renewable energy and engineering company has filed for creditor protection


Lorella Praeli at the campaign headquarters. / edu bayer

The immigrant who’s helping Clinton mobilize Latino voters

Marc Bassets New York

Lorella Praeli was an activist for immigrant rights before she became the outreach director for the Democratic candidate

From cutting-edge technology to old-fashioned door-to-door

Marc Bassets New York

EL PAÍS visits Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton’s campaign headquarters in Brooklyn


Regional Venezuelan opposition leader shot dead at campaign event

Luis Manuel Díaz was gunned down at a gathering attended by wife of jailed dissident politician Leopoldo López

EL PAÍS refuses to accept substitute for Rajoy at election debate

Leaders of the Socialists, Podemos and Ciudadanos will go head-to-head on Monday, but the PP podium will remain empty

gender violence

The successes and failures of Spain’s domestic abuse fight

Reyes Rincón Madrid

Ten years after the introduction of gender violence courts, experts applaud the increased protection for victims, but warn that more education is needed


First meeting between Macri and Kirchner ends in failure

Carlos E. Cué Buenos Aires

President-elect says the 40-minute talks with outgoing Argentinean leader were “worthless” due to a lack of an agenda

Juliana Awada, fashion mogul and future first lady of Argentina

Alejandro Rebossio Buenos Aires

The third wife of president-elect Mauricio Macri is no stranger to the country’s tabloids


Residents have long complained about the noise and litter from ‘botellones.’ / L. S.

Madrid wants to lift fines for street drinkers who show healthy lifestyle

Mayor Carmena’s leftist administration feels monetary sanctions for youths taking part in ‘botellón’ outdoor parties are not working

Madrid Mayor: “If I could rewind time, I wouldn’t have run”

Leftist leader compelled to issue clarification after comments in book spark resignation calls, saying she is “happy” as city chief

Catalan premier warns finance minister he is “playing with fire”

Region accused by Cristóbal Montoro of concealing information about spending, which he fears is going toward “independence whims”

Podemos wants foreigners to vote in referendums and regional ballots

Immigration policies are part of the emerging party’s recently presented manifesto with a view to the December 20 general elections in Spain

A monument to an ETA victim disappearing beneath the undergrowth. / j. h.

Spain’s forgotten memorials to its terrorism victims

Many of the country’s monuments to those killed by ETA and Al Qaeda attacks are lying neglected


Graciela Elizalde’s mother gives her daughter the medication. / REUTERS

Mexican families in need seek ways to outwit medical marijuana laws

Pablo Ferri Mexico

Parents of epileptic children are trying to get their hands on contraband cannabis syrup despite a legal ban


US wants to station its own armed officials at Madrid airport

Spain has already expressed reservations about Washington’s request to carry out checks on passengers boarding flights from Spanish capital to its territory

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Editor’s pick

L to r: Christie, Rushdie, McEwan, Rowling, Orwell, Woolf and Dickens.  / F. V.

All you need is books

At the same time as it consecrates its famed ’80s generation, Britain – the guest country at this year’s huge Guadalajara Book Fair in Mexico – continues to churn out new literary talent

“Anybody reasonably smart can make it in Silicon Valley”

Adeyemi Ajao, cofounder of Spanish social network Tuenti, reveals what he’s learnt about the US start-up scene

Come to Burgos, Mr Eastwood

Susana Urra Santo Domingo de Silos

Spanish fans of ‘The Good, The Bad and The Ugly’ are racing to restore film’s iconic cemetery for 50th anniversary

Breaking borders

A decade of violence at Spain’s forgotten African frontier shows why Europe’s new fences alone are bound to fail, says Sam Edwards

Dylan Moran: ‘Off the Hook’

‘Black Books’ and ‘Shaun of the Dead’ star is bringing his latest standup show to Málaga, Madrid and Barcelona


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Twitter reacts as Rajoy chooses soccer over political debates

PM spent Wednesday night watching Champions League, prompting people to ask why he won’t take part in head-to-heads

Turning down the volume in Spain’s noisy bars

New campaign is aiming to encourage more eateries to create quieter environments for their customers

The success of a Spanish toy firm’s non-sexist catalogue

Toy Planet’s Christmas initiative shows girls wielding tools and boys pushing baby strollers


Francisco Franco greets supporters in October 1975. / EFE

Remnants of the Franco era

The dictatorship endures in some people's nostalgia for messianic solutions, and in idiosyncrasies carried over from the past

What is left of Franco’s legacy?

Forty years after the Spanish dictator’s death, the Francisco Franco National Foundation in Madrid continues to honor his memory

Ten souvenirs for sale at the Valley of the Fallen

Thimbles and paperweights sit incongruously above the final resting place of 33,833 individuals

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