LGBTQ Rights

Bus with anti-transgender message is back on streets of Madrid

The vehicle, from ultra-Catholic group Hazte Oír, has already caused controversy on its previous outings

FREEDOM OF THE PRESS

Mexico’s academic world condemns widespread killings of journalists

Ibero-American University criticizes the lack of political will to investigate murders of reporters

Cycling

On your bike: Barcelona’s cycling boom

Number of trips in the city soars as bicycle-path network grows 20% in the space of a year-and-a-half

VENEZUELAN CRISIS

US officials slam Goldman Sachs for giving Venezuela financial “lifeline”

Investment bank purchased $865m worth of bonds in state oil company PDVSA at a steep discount

Cartoons

Ros

Ros cartoon June 6, 2017

DEFENSE

After US request, Spain considers sending troops to Afghanistan again

But Defense Ministry is weighing other options, like extending its presence near the Turkish border

CARTOON

El Roto

El Roto cartoon June 6, 2017

LONDON BRIDGE ATTACK

Video: Spanish man blocks London terrorist from entering his bar

Footage shows Galician caught between two doors and scuffling with assailant at Borough Market bar

LGTB ISSUES

Ahead of Gay Pride, Madrid introduces same-sex traffic lights

Officials want them to become a new symbol for the city and an acknowledgement of its diversity