POLITICS

Acting Spanish prime minister to face investiture vote on July 22

Pedro Sánchez of the Socialist Party hopes to be voted back into office, despite currently lacking the necessary support from other political groups, including his key partner Unidas Podemos

URBAN MOBILITY

Spain scrambles to regulate boom in electric scooters

While there are an estimated 100,000 personal mobility devices in the country, there are no national rules yet on where and how they can travel, leaving many cities in chaos

POLLUTED CITIES

Madrid traffic levels rise as City Hall suspends fines for entering low-emission zone

The new Popular Party mayor, who is going to take three months to decide what to do about his predecessor’s flagship program, yesterday poked fun at Greenpeace protestors opposed to the move

CARTOONS

El Roto

El Roto cartoon, July 2, 2019

FRANCO CONTROVERSY

Spain will complain to the Vatican over “resuscitating Franco” remarks

The Holy See representative in Madrid said that the Socialist government’s efforts to transfer the remains of the late dictator are divisive and motivated by ideology