GAY PRIDE

Rainbow flag on Madrid City Hall displaced by Spanish standard

Far-right group Vox, on whose votes the PP-Ciudadanos council depends, had demanded the change, calling the gay-rights movement “a lobby that hates anyone who doesn’t think like they do”

WEATHER

Heatwave in Spain claims two lives

A 17-year-old and an elderly man have died from heatstroke, while a firefighter and a farmer have also been hospitalized as the extreme weather conditions intensify across the country

CARTOONS

El Roto

El Roto cartoon, June 28, 2019

SUMMER FIRES

Firefighters continue to battle Spanish wildfire as heatwave intensifies

The blaze has already razed 6,500 hectares in Catalonia and is heading towards Lleida

CRIME

South Korean government official dies in Barcelona after robbery

The 65-year-old woman fell to the ground and hit her head when a motorcyclist tried to steal her handbag. She was in a critical condition in hospital and doctors did not expect her to survive

SQUATTING IN SPAIN

A man’s desperate bid to evict squatter granddaughter from his Madrid home

Paula, 18, entered Vicente Moreda’s apartment last week with a friend and a locksmith, and has since refused to answer the door to her family or to the media

EL PAÍS PODCASTS

¿Qué? podcast, S02E09: New ruling in the Running of the Bulls rape case

This week we discuss the Supreme Court’s decision on Spain’s most infamous sexual assault trial, and also examine the ongoing stalemate on the Spanish political scene