EL PAÍS SEMANAL

Fukushima: Contaminated lives

The first major virtual reality feature in Spanish media investigates how the 2011 Japanese tsunami changed the course of the country’s history

US-CUBA RELATIONS

Cruise ship makes first US-Cuba voyage in over half a century

A Carnival vessel carrying 590 passengers aboard is scheduled to dock in Havana on Monday

LATIN AMERICA

Rio racing to overcome hurdles ahead of August 5 Olympic opening

Despite delays and several deaths, Brazilian authorities are confident infrastructure work will be completed in time

POLITICS

King set to call fresh general elections on Tuesday

Spaniards likely to return to the polls in June six months after inconclusive result in December

GAY RIGHTS

Homophobic attacks rising in Madrid region, says rights group

Police rolling out new measures to deal with problem. Experts say spike in reports due to greater social awareness

VERNE IN ENGLISH

This shirt was made for talking

Icon-Speak lets travelers point at symbols to make themselves understood

ANIMAL WELFARE

What to do about Spain’s street cats?

Colonies are often found in Spanish towns and cities, causing bad smells and health risks, some residents complain

SPANISH ELECTIONS

New June election will benefit PP, poll confirms

Despite forecast, Socialist leader Pedro Sánchez says no to grand coalition with conservatives