IMMIGRATION

Fruit pickers trapped in Spain: ‘We have run out of money and need to return to Morocco’

More than 7,000 migrant workers have finished the harvesting season in Huelva province but cannot return home as borders remain closed due to the coronavirus pandemic

SEX CRIMES

Four members of ‘The Wolf Pack’ given fresh prison terms for abusing an unconscious woman

The gang was seen in video recordings touching the victim in a vehicle two months before the high-profile assault at the 2016 Running of the Bulls fiestas in Pamplona that saw them convicted of rape

CORONAVIRUS

‘I don’t know why the heck we have to go back if there’s no way of staying apart’

Thousands of people are returning to work in Spain amid controversy over whether it is too early to lift the strictest measures of coronavirus confinement

CORONAVIRUS

Coronavirus hoaxes spread fear of Madrileños in southern Spain

Local mayors have had to refute fake messages warning villagers that ill families from the capital have arrived in town to get away from the center of the epidemic

RUNNING OF THE BULLS RAPE CASE

Two “La Manada” members get extra jail time for filming gang rape

Four of the men also stood trial this week over claims they sexually abused an unconscious 21-year-old woman two months before the assault in Pamplona

PUBLIC HEALTH

Owners of food company responsible for Spain’s worst ever listeriosis outbreak arrested for manslaughter

Investigators say the three men knew that their products had tested positive for listeria but did nothing to get rid of the bacteria

PUBLIC HEALTH

Woman aged 74 dies in Seville after contracting listeriosis

The patient is the second to pass away from the current outbreak of the infection, which is thought to have originated in pork products from a company called Magrudis

PUBLIC HEALTH

British tourist may be first listeriosis case outside Spain: Health Ministry

The man is thought to have consumed the ‘carne mechada’ at the center of the current outbreak while in Andalusia before traveling to France, where he was hospitalized

HEALTH

Tests reveal listeria in three products from Seville food company Magrudis

The bacteria have also been located on the production line used to make La Mechá foods, thought to be the origin of the current outbreak of listeriosis, the worst Spain has ever seen

HEALTH

Spain issues international health alert over listeriosis outbreak in Seville

One woman has died so far from the bacterial infection, with 150 more confirmed cases and 529 pending confirmation. The source was meat from a firm in the southern province

GENDER VIOLENCE

Smiling victims and stock images: Andalusia accused of trivializing gender violence in new campaign

The regional government has spent €1.2 million on an initiative against “abuse” that includes photos previously used in dental ads

URBAN MOBILITY

Spain scrambles to regulate boom in electric scooters

While there are an estimated 100,000 personal mobility devices in the country, there are no national rules yet on where and how they can travel, leaving many cities in chaos

LA MANADA

Vox politician on “Wolf-Pack” verdict: “Only sex through prostitution is safe”

Francisco Serrano, who leads the far-right party in Andalusia, criticized the Supreme Court ruling which found five men guilty of raping an 18-year-old woman

OBAMA IN SPAIN

Barack Obama visits Seville as guest speaker at world tourism summit

The former US president spent the morning visiting the city, where his daughter Malia lived for a few months

Mexico-Spain relations

Mexico’s demand for an apology creates political stir in Spain

The Socialist Party, Ciudadanos, Popular Party and Vox have criticized the move from López Obrador, but the left-wing Unidas Podemos group has defended the Mexican president

POLITICS

Spain’s Vox gets nearly €3m in public funds despite tough talk on subsidies

The far-right party had campaigned for cuts to government funding, but benefits from substantial aid now that it has 12 seats in the Andalusian parliament

POLITICS

Spain’s far-right Vox requests names of gender-violence workers in Andalusia

The party claims it has seen complaints that some government employees are unqualified to shape decisions on child custody and abuse

ANDALUSIAN ELECTIONS

Voting in of PP premier in Andalusia marks end of Socialist reign

After 36 years, the southern region gets a conservative government, supported by far-right party Vox, which has entered Spain’s institutions for the first time

CHANGE IN ANDALUSIA

Protests outside Andalusian parliament as investiture debate begins

Feminist groups took to the streets to demonstrate against the policies of far-right party Vox, whose votes will be key to seeing Juan Manuel Moreno of the Popular Party voted in as premier

POLITICS

Divisions within right-wing alliance in Andalusia underscore rocky road ahead

Far-right Vox, whose support is required to eject the PSOE from power, is already clashing with Ciudadanos

FAR-RIGHT PARTIES IN SPAIN

PP accepts some of far-right Vox’s demands in order to govern Andalusia

After long negotiations in the wake of elections last December, the conservative group’s deal will see the Socialist Party lose power in the region for the first time in 36 years

RISE OF THE EXTREME RIGHT IN SPAIN

Far-right Vox pledges to support center-right government in Andalusia

The decision heralds the end of 36 years of Socialist Party rule

WOMEN’s rights

Spain’s feminist groups mobilizing for battle against far-right Vox party

Main associations will issue a joint manifesto and organize street marches in the coming days

ANDALUSIAN ELECTIONS

PP takes step closer to power in Andalusia with Ciudadanos deal

The conservatives today supported the center-right group’s bid to take control of the speaker’s committee in parliament, paving the way for their candidate to stand as premier

POLITICS

Spain’s center-right mulls deal with Vox to gain control of Andalusia

Socialist Party suffers an unexpected setback as it stands to get ousted after 36 years in power

ANDALUSIAN REGIONAL ELECTIONS

Socialists lose ground in Andalusia, extreme right party takes 12 seats

Vox becomes the first such group to win a major success since Spain returned to democracy, and holds the key to forming a government with Ciudadanos, Popular Party

SEXUAL VIOLENCE

Soldier in La Manada gang-rape case is discharged from army

Spanish defense authorities rescind their contract with Alfonso Jesús Cabezuelo over 2016 sexual abuse of an 18-year-old girl