tourism

Video | At peak vacation time in Spain, the race is on for a sun lounger

Vacationers spotted waiting in line and then scurrying to secure the best spots at Spanish hotels

LATIN AMERICA

The average victim of protest violence in Venezuela: a student on the frontlines

Attorney General releases death toll over the last four months, evidencing effects of collapsing economy

Cartoon

Ros

Ros cartoon, August 1, 2017

soccer

Neymar plays hide and seek with Barcelona FC

Despite media speculation over move to PSG, Brazilian player has not notified his team of his plans

TOURISM

Angry business leaders slam Barcelona for slow response to attack on tourist bus

City officials accused of failing to act over vandalism by radicals against vehicle in the Catalan capital

Soccer

Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo appears in court in tax fraud case

Portuguese forward allegedly failed to pay €14.7 million between 2011 and 2014

History

The island that Spain and France rule for six months of every year

Today, as part of a twice-yearly tradition, Madrid formally cedes control of tiny Pheasant Island to France