SPANIARD ON DEATH ROW

“Last chance for Pablo”: family of US death row inmate starts crowdfunding drive

Pablo Ibar, of Spanish descent, needs over €1 million to pay for his defense at an upcoming re-trial

CRISIS IN VENEZUELA

Venezuelan opposition leader attacked by security forces after protest march

Henrique Capriles hit in face with helmet and punched by officers from Bolivarian National Guard

cybersecurity

Spain sees huge spike in cyberattacks against key infrastructure

National Cybersecurity Institute’s biggest concern is protecting the country’s electricity networks

Cartoon

Ros

Ros cartoon, May 30, 2017

Cartoon

El Roto

El Roto cartoon, May 30, 2017

CORRUPTION TRIAL

Spanish PM will have to appear in court as witness in Gürtel case

Mariano Rajoy had hoped to give evidence over video link, in corruption case that has plagued his Popular Party

AVIATION

BA’s Spanish CEO Álex Cruz targeted over weekend travel chaos

Chief exec refuses to step down despite criticism over handling of crisis that left thousands stranded

TRANSPORT

Taxi drivers strike in Spanish cities over rise of Uber and Cabify

Stoppages in the capital expected between 6am and 6pm, while in Barcelona the disruption will last 24 hours

CATALAN INDEPENDENCE BID

Spanish PM lines up with Socialists in bid to block Catalan independence vote

Rajoy also in talks with Ciudadanos as regional leaders fail to settle on date for planned referendum

PANAMA

Former Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega dies aged 83

One-time US ally toppled in 1989 invasion had been released from jail, but held in hospital

URBAN ART

How the Spanish Banksy used Picasso in unique protest against bullfighting

Sam3 has impressed Santa Pola town hall in Alicante with ingenious Guernica reproduction