ECONOMY

Government announces tax hikes in bid to raise an extra €4.6 billion

Popular Party administration will increase duty on tobacco and sugary drinks, among other items

GASTRONOMY

Who will succeed celebrity chef Ferran Adrià?

The genius behind the Catalan restaurant elBulli has produced an entire school of thought

US POLITICS

California appoints second-generation Latino as attorney general

Democrat Xavier Becerra seen as leading fight against Trump in key areas such as immigration

TELEVISION

Andrew Sachs, who played Spanish waiter in ‘Fawlty Towers,’ dies at 86

German-born comedian described by John Cleese as “very kind man and a truly great farceur”

TECHNOLOGY

Tesla electric cars: soon to be seen on Spanish roads

Pioneer now working on network of superchargers to allow long-distance driving

LABOR MARKET

Spanish unemployment sees first November rise in three years

But year-on-year figures suggest job market is continuing to recover from economic crisis

JOB MARKET

Spain’s minimum wage set for biggest one-time hike since 1986

Decision follows talks between PP and Socialists, who want more protection for less well off

IMMIGRATION

From Aleppo to Madrid: a Syrian’s bullfighting odyssey

Hazem Al-Masri left his home at the age of 18 for Spain to fulfill his dream of becoming a torero