GOOD GOVERNANCE INDEX

Political instability in Spain takes a toll on global image

A study based on 2017 World Bank figures shows the country has fallen two spots to 27th on the international index

CARTOONS

El Roto

El Roto cartoon, July 30, 2019

CORRUPTION

Spain’s BBVA under formal investigation in vast spying case

The second-largest bank will be probed for bribery, disclosure of secrets and corruption as part of wider court proceedings against retired police chief José Manuel Villarejo

INDUSTRIAL ACTION

Spain’s rail company cancels 1,152 train services due to four-day strike

The work stoppage will begin on Wednesday, July 31 and is expected to affect thousands of travelers as they leave for or return from summer vacation

TRAVEL

Why Vueling stopped a woman in a bodysuit from boarding her plane

Airlines have the right to ground passengers who do not meet their conditions, like the 24-year-old from Granada who was unable to fly after her outfit was deemed inappropriate