US ELECTIONS 2016

The ace up his sleeve: Trump uses factory shutdown to argue for tariffs

The Republican contender is winning voters thanks to his support for legislation that would protect American jobs

ANIMAL WELFARE

Attack of animal rights activists caught on video at bullrunning

Four members of the same family alleged to have attacked two women who were recording events at a Tarragona fiesta

LATIN AMERICA

Daily power cuts raise the tension in embattled Venezuelan city

Residents of Maracaibo have to deal with ransacked businesses, suspended classes and streets under army control

THE FIGHT AGAINST TERRORISM

Four held in Madrid for recruiting new jihadists

Suspects are the alleged leaders of a ring that used online tools to disseminate Islamist messages

ECONOMY

Brussels lowers Spain’s public deficit forecast

European Commission will demand more adjustment and start proceedings for constant target misses

SPANISH POLITICS

Spanish king signs decree calling fresh election for June 26

The new campaign race will start on June 10, with polls forecasting a similarly fragmented political scenario

PEOPLE

Watch: Spain’s richest man reduced to tears thanks to surprise birthday party

Inditex founder Amancio Ortega applauded by staff at company headquarters

GENDER ISSUES

Legal precedent brings hope to families of transgender children

New case in Valencia showcases the shortcomings of legislation that puts limits on Civil Registry changes