FRANCO FAMILY

Franco’s grandson avoids prison time over alleged police chase

Francisco Franco Martínez-Bordiú was convicted of a traffic incident during which a shotgun was pointed at two civil guards, but the case was quashed and will not be appealed

Heritage

Sephardic Jews rush to apply for Spanish citizenship before deadline ends

The number of applications soared to 50,000 in September, with as many as 5,000 requests received in one day

Job market

September job creation in Spain falls to lowest level since 2013

While employment is growing in aggregate terms, there is a lot of instability due to the high number of temporary positions

Catalonia

News reporter attacked at Barcelona independence march

A journalist from the TV network Telecinco was hit in the head with an object while trying to cover the second anniversary of the 2017 sovereignty referendum

CARTOONS

El Roto

El Roto cartoon, October 2, 2019