SPAIN’S CAFÉ CULTURE

Classic Madrid venue Café Comercial reopens after surprise closure

The establishment shocked locals back in 2015 when it shut its doors after 128 years of activity

SPANISH CIVIL WAR

Spanish exiles in Mexico: a story of gratitude

Women who arrived in North American country with families to escape Civil War recount experience

SPAIN’S FAR RIGHT

Spanish police evict far-right squatters from upscale central Madrid building

‘Hogar Social’ group set up in 2014 offers shelter and food exclusively to Spaniards

LATIN AMERICA

Argentinean woman jailed for abortion acquitted after two years

Tucumán Provincial Supreme Court overrules eight-year sentence for aggravated homicide

Wine

Spanish wine fit for a pope

Heras Cordón winery is the Vatican’s only official supplier from Spain’s famous La Rioja region

LGBT RIGHTS

“Meat or fish?” Barcelona bus raises issue of homophobia in Spain

Sant Boi launches sexual diversity awareness campaign challenging transgender ‘hate’ bus

INTERVIEW | PRIME MINISTER MARIANO RAJOY

Spanish PM: “I will repeat it ad nauseam, I will not call early elections”

Mariano Rajoy discusses politics in an extensive interview with the Leading European Newspaper Alliance

Cartoon

El Roto

El Roto cartoon, March 28, 2017

Cartoon

Ros

Ros cartoon, March 28, 2017

SPANISH ECONOMY

Spain’s Social Security shortfall rises to €18.6 billion in 2016

Revenue from growing affiliations fueled by job creation cannot keep pace with increased spending

Verne

Death notices are a husband’s yearly tribute to his deceased wife

Since 1995, José Luis Casaus has kept his spouse up-to-date with his news in EL PAÍS