Brexit

At Brussels summit, Spain’s PM is hopeful of progress on Gibraltar

Pedro Sánchez and Theresa May discussed a special protocol and bilateral memorandums involving the British Overseas Territory

CANNABIS IN SPAIN

Podemos opens debate on legalizing marijuana in Spain

The same week that the drug became legal in Canada, the anti-austerity party organized a forum to support decriminalizing cultivation, sale and consumption

INDUSTRIAL ACTION

Ryanair shares video showing photo of crew sleeping on floor was staged

The image of the staff members in Málaga airport was published by a union to denounce the fact that the company did not offer them accommodation after flight cancellations

TRANSPORTATION

Could Madrid be about to get a new airport for low-cost carriers?

The proposed site in Casarrubios could open by 2023 and receive around 300,000 commercial passengers in its first year

DRUG TRAFFICKING

From common thief to hashish kingpin: the rise and fall of ‘Isco’

After two years on the run, Francisco Tejón handed himself in to police on Wednesday, claiming he hadn’t appeared in the infamous Reggaeton music video to make fun of them

EXTREME WEATHER

New weather warning as east of Spain braces for worst “cold drop” in 10 years

The phenomenon, caused by the arrival of very cold polar air, is expected to bring 180 millimeters of rain in 12 hours, affecting Catalonia, Aragón, Valencia, Andalusia, Balearics and Murcia

CARTOONS

El Roto

El Roto cartoon, October 18, 2018

ECONOMY

Expat survey: Spain near bottom for salaries, near top for quality of life

Singapore ranked first overall for economics, experience and family life in HSBC Expat Explorer study