LATIN AMERICA

Venezuela validates over a million signatures for recall referendum

National Electoral Council accepts 1.3 million names presented by opposition, the first step to removing President Maduro from office

FASHION BUSINESS

Primark celebrates 10 years in Spain with claims of victory over Zara

Irish low-cost fashion retailer says it has more customers than the Spanish brand, and its other main competitor, H&M

TOURISM

Barcelona wrestles with the dilemma of the floating city

The city is to harbor the world’s biggest cruise liner, the ‘Harmony of the Seas,’ but the size of the vessel is dividing opinion among locals

SPANISH ELECTIONS

Socialists attack Podemos for calling itself “the new social democracy”

Critics highlight the communist component within the anti-austerity group, which is poised to take second spot in the upcoming general election

CARTOON

Ros

Ros cartoon, June 8, 2016

CARTOONS

El Roto

El Roto cartoon June 8, 2016

US ELECTIONS

Hillary Clinton on her nomination: “There are no limits for anyone”

Former secretary of state becomes first woman to head a major party ticket in the race to the White House

WEATHER

Summer heat hits Spain, with four provinces set to see nearly 40ºC

Yellow alerts raised in seven areas, meaning outdoor activities should be approached with caution

VERNE IN ENGLISH

The beer map of Spain

A study reveals which brand of lager is more likely to be in your fridge, depending on where you live

IMPACT OF THE CRISIS

The immigrants reduced to collecting scrap metal to survive in Spain

Since the crisis began, thousands of migrants have been pounding Spain’s pavements in search of junk metal, like Sarra Waly from Senegal