HOUSING

Local authorities act to curb holiday rentals in Spain

Councils attempt to fill the legal vacuum that is pushing rent up and permanent residents out of city centers

INDUSTRIAL ACTION

Taxi strikes to continue across Spain after talks with government fail

Government offer to transfer licensing powers to regional authorities will only extend the problem to 17 regions, say taxi representatives

CARTOONS

El Roto

El Roto cartoon, July 30, 2018

cartoons

Ros

Ros cartoon, July 30, 2018

IMMIGRATION

Spain’s Popular Party stirs fear over the arrival of “millions” of migrants

New PP president Pablo Casado joins other European right-wing leaders with anti-immigration rhetoric and a promise to defend national borders

WEATHER

Spain receives first heat wave warning of 2018

National weather service warns of highs of up to 40ºC from Wednesday to at least Sunday

HISTORY

Early Romans hunted whales 1,000 years earlier than first thought

The Spanish research team is now urging all historians and archeologists to re-examine their interpretation of history in the light of the revelations