ECONOMY

Spain avoids EU sanctions despite missing its deficit targets

In exchange for leniency, the Commission sets tough new goals between now and 2018

US ELECTIONS

Hillary Clinton finally secures the Democratic Party nomination

Something resembling unity at last reigns within the party, which now turns its sights on stopping Donald Trump

VENEZUELA

Venezuela’s hospitals reduced to ‘wartime conditions’

As infant mortality rates soar, doctors tell patients to bring their own medical supplies

THE ECONOMY

How poor is Spain’s poorest town?

Zafarraya in the province of Granada officially has the lowest per capita income in Spain, sustaining itself through agriculture and government subsidies

Spain, hardest hit by counterfeit alcohol sales

EU Intellectual Property Office estimates that the sector is losing millions of euros a year to fake products

ENVIRONMENT

Madrid blames climate change for deterioration of Doñana preserve

The EU is threatening sanctions if measures are not adopted to protect one of Europe’s most important natural spaces

CARTOONS

Ros

Ros cartoon July 27

CARTOONS

El Roto

El Roto cartoon July 27

ISLAMIC TERRORISM

Spanish police arrest two men in Girona accused of financing ISIS

Interior Ministry says investigators have traced transfers end to end for the first time

BANKING

Spain’s six leading banks all set to pass the EU’s stress tests

Bankia, BBVA, Santander, CaixaBank, Popular and Sabadell will receive good grades when results are released on Friday

GAME OF THRONES IN SPAIN

Spain’s Basque Country benefits from the Game of Thrones effect

Next season of addictive HBO saga will be shot near Bermeo and Zumaia on the northern coast