OPINION

Toni Nadal: Wimbledon abuses its authority

The uncle and ex-coach of Spanish tennis star Rafael Nadal criticizes the British tournament for seeing itself as too “special” to follow the standard seeding rules

POLITICS

Spain’s political deadlock leaves €5 billion in regional funding in the air

The lack of a stable government means the state cannot release the additional money that the regions had promised to spend on public healthcare and education

CARTOONS

El Roto

El Roto cartoon, July 1, 2019

ENVIRONMENT

Thousands protest in defense of Madrid Central anti-pollution plan

Up to 60,000 people rallied on Saturday in favor of the low-emissions zone introduced by former mayor Manuela Carmena, which has been put on hold by the new right-wing local government

SUMMER FIRES

Wildfire in Madrid and Toledo razes 3,300 hectares

A team of 450 firefighters and military emergency personnel was battling the blaze, which was exacerbated by strong winds and high temperatures

SPANISH CIVIL WAR

The enduring myths around Spain’s Historical Memory Law

On the 80th anniversary of the end of the Spanish Civil War, the recollection of what happened in the following decades continues to be at the center of a heated political debate