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El País

El País is Spain's most widely read and internationally recognised paid newspaper. Its first edition was published shortly after the death of military dictator Francisco Franco. This centre-left daily provides comprehensive coverage of European and international issues. It takes a sceptical to hostile view of the newly founded left-wing party Podemos and the separatist movement in Catalonia.

Medium: daily
Political orientation: Centre-left
Circulation: 277,000 (2014)
Frequency of publication: Daily
Online payment model: All content free of charge

Location: Madrid, Spain
Publisher: Prisa
Area of distribution: Nationwide
Established: 1976

Calle de Miguel Yuste, 40, 28037 Madrid
Phone: 0034 913 37 82 00
Twitter: @el_pais

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1.  El País - Spain | 08/01/2016

Laxer austerity won't give EU growth

The refugee crisis and terrorism are forcing Brussels to relax its austerity targets, the centre-left daily El País observes, but argues that what Europe really ... » more

2.  El País - Spain | 12/11/2015

Portugal's new PM facing tough balancing act

A broad left-wing alliance toppled the conservative minority government in Portugal with a vote of no confidence on Tuesday. Now the alliance will appoint the ... » more

3.  El País - Spain | 17/07/2015

Parliament vote in Spain just an election tactic

Spain's ruling party Partido Popular (PP) wants to let the Spanish parliament vote on the bailout for Greece. These democratic impulses are nothing but election ... » more

4.  El País - Spain | 26/06/2015

Spain overcomes crisis only thanks to low wages

Wages in Spain also dropped in 2013, as a comprehensive report by the INE statistics agency shows. Because income is distributed less equally the country's ... » more

5.  El País - Spain | 10/05/2015

Export champion Germany must invest

Germany's exports reached an all-time high of 107.5 billion euros in March, the German Federal Statistical Office revealed on Friday. But instead of increasing its ... » more

6.  El País - Spain | 09/07/2014

Spain's judges allow democratic excesses

Spanish judges acquitted a group of demonstrators who surrounded the Catalan parliament during protests in June 2011 and prevented members of the parliament from entering. ... » more

7.  El País - Spain | 18/10/2013

Bishop of Limburg's resignation inevitable

The Bishop of Limburg Franz-Peter Tebartz-van Elst, who has been discredited in a scandal over the building costs for his residence, will have little choice ... » more

8.  El País - Spain | 19/07/2013

Spanish judge with PP card undermines trust

In Spain, the investigations in the Bárcenas affair have revealed that the new chief judge of the Constitutional Court, Francisco Pérez de los Cobos, was a ... » more

9.  El País - Spain | 22/11/2012

Euro Group meetings pointless without haircut

The finance ministers of the Eurozone again failed to reach an agreement on paying out the next instalment of the bailout for Greece on Tuesday, ... » more

10.  El País - Spain | 09/11/2012

World's welfare depends on China and US

We can only hope that the newly elected leaders in China and the US will be successful because the fate of the world lies in ... » more


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