CATALONIA

Jailed Catalan separatist leaders may be placed in more flexible prison regime

The assessment boards of three jails have unanimously agreed to pass on the inmates’ request to move to Grade 3, which would mean they only have to spend the nights of Monday through Thursday behind bars

CORONAVIRUS

The trauma left by Spain’s coronavirus lockdown: ‘I have never felt panic going outside until now’

Although the confinement measures have ended, many people still feel anxious about leaving their homes and are worried about the risk of contagion

CORONAVIRUS

No international visitors and zero spending: Spain records another dismal month for tourism in May

The coronavirus crisis continues to take a toll on the industry which faces an increasingly uncertain future despite the reopening of borders

ECONOMY & BUSINESS

Unemployment rose by 5,100 people in June, traditionally a good month for the Spanish job market

Around 1.6 million workers in Spain have come off the government's ERTE furlough schemes, according to Labor Ministry figures

CARTOONS

El Roto

El Roto cartoon, July 2, 2020

El COMIDISTA

Spain’s Conguitos candy pushed to rebrand ‘racist’ imagery

A campaign has been launched against the political incorrectness of the chocolate brand‘s mascot amid growing support for the #BlackLivesMatter movement. EL PAÍS's El Comidista food blog looks at what's changing both in Spain and abroad