URBAN WILDLIFE

Barcelona to feed pigeons contraceptives in bid to slash numbers

Special dispensers throughout city will release treated maize each morning

Argentina–Spain relations

Argentina’s President Macri begins state visit to Spain

Persuading Spanish companies to return to South American country will be priority during four-day stay

IMMIGRATION

Mexican migrant kills himself after being deported from the US

Suicide comes on same day that Homeland Security releases tough new measures against immigration

Cartoon

El Roto

El Roto cartoon, February 22, 2017

CARTOON

Ros

Ros cartoon, February 22, 2017

CRIME

Hijacker of gas-canister truck in Barcelona had spent €20k partying

The suspect stole the vehicle on Tuesday morning before driving it the wrong way up a city freeway

HISTORY

“The world is moving toward George Orwell:” Richard Blair

The son of the author of ‘1984’ reflects on the legacy of his father during a visit to Spain

ECONOMY

Brussels warns Spain about rising inequality and social exclusion

EC praises economic progress, but notes this does not automatically result in better societal indicators