Drug abuse in the United States

One US county’s solution to drug epidemic: let addicts die

As opiate overdose rate soars in US, some in Butler County, Ohio, oppose spending public money on treatment

opinion

Madrid’s banner of shame

City Hall says it “welcomes refugees” while letting dozens of Syrians camp out by the M-30 beltway

SPAIN’S NORTH AFRICAN EXCLAVE

Video: Police at Melilla-Morocco border crossing overpower man with knife

One officer suffers light injuries during incident this morning at Spanish exclave

PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION IN SPAIN

After nine buses burst into flames, Madrid takes special measures

Total of 220 new staff to be hired by public transport firm, after two incidents in just one week

GENDER ABUSE IN SPAIN

Political parties reach landmark deal to combat gender violence

Groups agree on raft of 200 measures and a budget of €1bn in a bid to fight problem

Cartoon

Ros

Ros cartoon, July 25, 2017

cartoon

El Roto

El Roto cartoon, July 25, 2017

CORRUPTION IN SPAIN

Spain’s prime minister prepares for unprecedented court appearance

Mariano Rajoy scheduled to appear on witness stand on Wednesday as part of Gürtel corruption case

25 YEARS SINCE THE BARCELONA OLYMPICS

The Games that changed Spain: 25 years on from Barcelona ’92

Runaway success of the Olympics launched the nation’s athletes into new dimension of sport