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The first edition of this newspaper was published a few months after the death of the military dictator Francisco Franco. It is seen as the first paper to show commitment to a democratic society, while the other papers first had to try and come to terms with their past under the dictatorship. In the times of insecurity during the military putsch of 23 February 1981 El País ran a special edition in which it clearly declared its support for democracy.

Medium: daily
Political orientation: Left liberal
Circulation: 392,000 (2009)
Frequency of publication: Monday to Sunday

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

Calle de Miguel Yuste, 40
28037 Madrid
Phone: 0034-913 276 374‎

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1.  El País - Spain | 17/11/2014

Fundamental criticism of Podemos little help

Spain's new Left party Podemos elected the MEP Pablo Iglesias as its secretary general in an online vote on Saturday. In his inaugural address Iglesias ... » more

2.  El País - Spain | 06/11/2014

Federico Mayor Zaragoza hopes for the new beginning missed in 1989

During the period of transition after the Iron Curtain came down Europe missed a unique opportunity to achieve a truly democratic union, former director-general of ... » more

3.  El País - Spain | 05/11/2014

Clever company initiative against unemployment

On Monday Spain's 18 largest companies presented their "Plan España 2018", a strategy for bringing the country's unemployment rate down to eleven percent within the ... » more

4.  El País - Spain | 31/10/2014

US monetary policy years ahead of Europe's

The US Federal Reserve announced on Wednesday the end of its monthly purchases of government bonds and mortgage-backed securities aimed at stimulating the economy. It ... » more

5.  El País - Spain | 17/10/2014

Security Council seat a chance for Madrid

The UN General Assembly has voted to give Spain a seat on its Security Council for the next two years. The country was able to ... » more

6.  El País - Spain | 15/10/2014

Madrid must let separatists vote

After cancelling on Tuesday the independence referendum which had been banned by the constitutional court, Catalonia's President Artur Mas plans to hold new elections of ... » more

7.  El País - Spain | 08/10/2014

Erdoğan fears Kurdish solidarity

Turkey's biggest fear in this conflict is that the IS's attacks will lead to a wave of solidarity among Kurds which could pose a domestic ... » more

8.  El País - Spain | 23/09/2014

Sarkozy copying Berlusconi's tactics

French ex-president Nicolas Sarkozy's announced comeback reminds the left-liberal daily El País of Italian ex-prime minister Silvio Berlusconi's opportunistic manoeuvrings: "It's clear that France and ... » more

9.  El País - Spain | 16/09/2014

Arab states are high-risk allies

The Arab states in the coalition against the Islamic State pose a threat in the medium term, Middle East expert Rami Khouri warns in the ... » more

10.  El País - Spain | 13/09/2014

Salmond will beat Cameron one way or other

Regardless of the outcome of the Scottish independence referendum next Thursday Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond will emerge as a winner, Lluís Bassets observes in ... » more


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