tourism

The Basque shrine being overwhelmed by its ‘Game of Thrones’ fame

In July alone, 75,000 tourists climbed the 241 steps to the top of the islet that doubles as Dragonstone

tourism

Spain’s tourist sector hits new highs, with record spending in July

New figures show that average expenditure per visitor grew 5.6% from July 2016 to reach €1,132

Americas

Controversy in Argentina, as parents force out child with Asperger syndrome

Celebratory messages on WhatsApp go viral after pressure sees school move youngster from class

ANIMAL RIGHTS

Blood, fear and death: a bullfight from the bull’s point of view

Spain’s animal-rights party PACMA presents documentary focusing on what the animals go through in the ring

Cartoon

El Roto

El Roto cartoon, September 5, 2017

cartoon

Ros

Ros cartoon, September 5, 2017

AMERICAS

US and Canada pressure Mexico to increase minimum wage

Proponents of salary hikes for the country’s poorest have found unexpected allies in NAFTA partners

TECHNOLOGY

Spain opts out of the 5G race to deliver super-fast connectivity

Energy and Digital Agenda Minister says no date is set for rolling out the next-generation technology

History

The Spanish lords of the castle are looking for a buyer

Medieval properties are available to foreign investors, but so far there are very few takers