When making flamenco dresses is not just a job, but a way in

African, Latin American and Arabic women are training in a sewing workshop run by a Seville foundation that offers employment opportunities and valuable contacts

TAX EVASION

Spain’s Tax Agency puts the spotlight on soccer super agent Jorge Mendes

Cristiano Ronaldo’s representative faces mounting legal problems and a depreciating player portfolio

ORGANIZED CRIME

Where do the world’s counterfeit goods come from?

OECD and EU study reveals manufacturing bases and distribution routes, highlights role of e-commerce

Tourism

Madrid’s historic bullring to close temporarily over safety concerns

Bullfights suspended until further notice at iconic Las Ventas venue, which could host other events

IMMIGRATION

Spain to head EU mission against human smuggling in Mediterranean

Naval effort will fall under the command of Spanish admiral after Italy issued a request for help

INTERVIEW | ELI PARISER

“I don’t think Trump was elected just because of social media”

Leading internet entrepreneur and ideologue defends the use of viral content in social media

Technology

Meet the woman who is the Spanish voice of Siri

Iratxe Gómez, an English teacher, spent weeks recording replies for Apple’s personal assistant