SPANISH POLITICS

Acting PM urges Congress to back him so “Spain does not end up deadlocked”

During day one of this week’s investiture debate, Pedro Sánchez draws heavy criticism from the opposition for failing to mention the Catalan crisis

SEXUAL ASSAULTS IN SPAIN

The Spanish police force offering young women a safe way home

During the nine-day fiestas in Santurtzi, northern Spain, the local council put on a minibus service complete with security guards to get members of the public home safely

CARTOONS

El Roto

El Roto cartoon, July 22, 2019

ENVIRONMENT

EL PAÍS enriches weather info with new indicators to monitor climate change

Daily figures for carbon dioxide, reservoir water levels and air quality will be provided in an interactive way, allowing readers to compare current numbers with historical data sets

POLITICS

Socialists, Podemos seeking last-minute deal ahead of investiture debate

The left-wing party headed by Pablo Iglesias wants ministries and a deputy prime ministerial position in government with acting Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez

FOOD INDUSTRY

Liquid gold? Not for Spanish olive growers struggling to survive

Plummeting prices are being blamed alternatively on speculation and on an excess of supply