Starting with the most-read, here are the stories that readers of the ENGLISH EDITION found the most interesting over the last 12 months.
A look at a book that explores the origins of puzzling Spanish idioms that can often sound shocking to outsiders. The story quickly went viral and made it into the top 10 most-read for the entire EL PAÍS website.
A few simple tricks for surviving those sweaty summer nights – no air con required.
The number three spot is occupied by the tragic story of a six-year-old who was fighting for his life in intensive care at a Barcelona hospital.
A summer guide to places where bathers can bare all.
At number five, an article detailing the 1,200 Spanish converts to this mystical form of Islam, whose biggest communities are in Granada and Cáceres.
The physicist reflects upon the origins of the universe and his illness in an exclusive interview
A worrying trend for fans of two-wheeled transport.
Spaniards tend to be less productive and more stressed than their European neighbors.
Another vaccination story, again relating to the diphtheria victim in Catalonia.
Strange, but true....