Spain to get respite from ongoing hot spell – but only until Sunday

The northeast is suffering most intensely from a period of extraordinarily warm weather, which forecasters say will ease up on Thursday


El Roto

El Roto cartoon, July 24, 2019


Fear of fresh election could produce last-minute governing deal in Spain

Acting Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez’s first bid to form a government failed on Tuesday, with another key vote in Congress due to take place tomorrow

The Alhambra’s own constant gardener

For 40 years, Paco García Montes has been taking care of the sweeping green spaces at Granada’s world-famous Islamic palace complex. Before retiring, he shares anecdotes about smart-alecky tourists and killer bugs