LGBT RIGHTS

Madrid judge bans anti-transgender “hate bus” from roads

Group that covered vehicle with messages reading “boys have penises” cries violation of freedom of speech

OPINION

Gibraltar after Brexit

This month could see London activate its withdrawal from the EU: bad news for the Rock

CARNIVAL

Spanish bishop says drag act made him “sadder” than 2008 air crash

Furious members of victims’ association point out that 154 were killed in Spanair tragedy at Madrid airport

US-MEXICO RELATIONS

Trump only has $20 million to build $20 billion US-Mexico border wall

Document seen by Reuters reveals US government lacks funds to fulfill Trump’s campaign promise

US immigration policy

“Dreamer” from Argentina arrested after speaking out about deportations

Daniela Vargas detained in wake of news conference on rights of undocumented immigrants

VERNE

Spanish PM Mariano Rajoy’s Carnival double is a hit on Twitter

Jogging leader parodied with frightening accuracy at carnival parade in Basque town of Tolosa

Verne

Facebook shuts down pirate pages offering streamed soccer matches

Hugely popular Capitanes del Fútbol and Planeta Fútbol sites have been blocked by social media giant

Cartoon

El Roto

El Roto cartoon, March 2, 2017

Cartoon

Ros

Ros cartoon, March 2, 2017

LABOR MARKET

Unemployment in Spain falls by 9,355 people in February

The creation of employment accelerated in the second month of the year with 74,080 more people signed up with Social Security

Health

Bone marrow from a million: The living legacy of Pablo Ráez

Before dying from leukemia, Spanish athlete launched a massive awareness campaign to seek donors