Latin America

Ecuador under threat of “soft coup” by opposition, says Correa

Officials fear that spike in anti-government marches may mar pope’s visit on Sunday

WEATHER

New heatwave to hit Spain on Friday

Fresh spell of hot weather not expected to let up until late next week, says weather agency

MUNICIPAL POLITICS

High Court shelves case against Madrid councilor over offensive tweets

City Hall praises “common sense” of decision in probe into jokes posted by Zapata

Spain’s current and former prime ministers dine with King Juan Carlos

Surprise gathering organized to celebrate the first anniversary of monarch’s abdication

Latin America

Is Donald Trump the world’s most hated man right now?

Macy’s store joins boycott against Republican contender for remarks about Mexicans

MARRIAGE EQUALITY

A decade after legalization, same-sex weddings make up less than 2% of total

More than 30,000 couples have tied the knot since Spain passed its 2005 gay marriage law

LABOR MARKET

Unemployment falls by 94,727 in June

Social Security affiliations rise by 35,085, surpassing level when PM came to power in 2011

TOURISM

Barcelona mayor introduces one-year ban on new tourist accommodation

Leftist leader Ada Colau wants to create balance between industry growth and quality of life

EL VIAJERO

The best of Granada’s free tapas

The Andalusian city is famed for the delicacies handed out with every drink