GIG ECONOMY

Spanish Supreme Court rules food-delivery riders are employees, not self-employed

The decision could have far-reaching consequences for businesses in the so-called gig economy

CATALONIA

Spanish government to consider pardon requests for jailed Catalan separatists

Right-wing parties warn they will legally challenge any move to grant clemency to the imprisoned leaders of the 2017 failed secession attempt

CORONAVIRUS

Spain reports 11,289 new coronavirus cases, more than 4,000 diagnosed in 24 hours

Health Minister Salvador Illa warns that “there are tough weeks up ahead for Madrid,” and that “it is necessary to act resolutely to take control of the pandemic in this region”

CARTOONS

El Roto

El Roto cartoon, September 24, 2020

CORONAVIRUS

Waiting for tourists in southern Spain’s ghost coast

More than 80% of hotels on the Málaga shoreline have closed while Cádiz’s are surviving on 20% occupancy this month