OBESITY

In Mexico, world’s heaviest man operated on to reduce his stomach

Juan Pedro Franco tipped the scales at 595 kilograms, but lost 175 kg ahead of surgery

CYBER CRIME

Nicaraguan duped woman into buying love nest… then moved in with his wife

Madrid court mulls seven-year jail term for Spanish resident who wooed Australian woman online

CELEBRITY STALKER

German crossbow stalker set for immediate deportation from Spain

After scrapbook with photos of potential victims emerges, 30-day grace period gets axed

Spain-Venezuela relations

Madrid dismisses “kidnapping” of Venezuelan ambassador as “diversion”

President Nicolás Maduro plays up small protest outside Venezuelan cultural center last week

VIRUS ATTACK

Major Spanish firms among victims of massive global cyber attack

Authorities say steps taken to mitigate ransomware crisis in Spain but experts warn problem not over

FUTURE OF THE EU

Spain wants new rules for a complete overhaul of the euro zone

Madrid backs Emmanuel Macron and demands “a true economic government” for all member states

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El Roto

El Roto cartoon, May 15, 2017

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Ros

Ros cartoon, May 15, 2017

EARLY HUMANS

Elba, the 9,300-year old Spanish cowherd who was lactose intolerant

Experts recreate life of Mesolithic woman who died after falling into a sinkhole with three aurochs