SPANISH POLITICS

Member of far-right Vox party arrested for alleged sexual abuse of disabled man

The group has tried to distance itself from José Antonio Ortiz Cambray, denying that he was the president of its branch in the Catalan city of Lleida

ELECTIONS IN SPAIN

In Spain, a mayoral contender refuses to step down over a murder in her past

Pilar Baeza, who is running for office in Ávila with Podemos, says the recent revelation is due to the fact that she refused to yield to blackmail

PROPERTY

Spain introduces new rental rules with more safeguards for tenants

Contract periods are extended, price hikes are contained, and evictions must first be notified with social services

CARTOONS

El Roto

El Roto cartoon, March 6, 2019

RENEWABLE ENERGY

Spain’s airport operator launches ambitious solar panel project

Aena will invest €250 million in renewable energy to save on its energy bills and cut carbon emissions

HISTORICAL MEMORY

How heavy rains uncovered Franco’s lost victims in Madrid’s biggest cemetery

A mass grave that is thought to contain the remains of as many as 3,000 people who were executed after the Civil War has been revealed in La Almudena graveyard