CORONAVIRUS

Coronavirus outbreak at Bilbao hospital worsens, with five new infections and 37 total cases

The Basque Country authorities are investigating another possible spike in Gipuzkoa and are preparing measures to avoid contagion among visitors

SEXUAL ASSAULTS IN SPAIN

The Spanish police force offering young women a safe way home

During the nine-day fiestas in Santurtzi, northern Spain, the local council put on a minibus service complete with security guards to get members of the public home safely

UNACCOMPANIED MINORS

Junior soccer players from Sierra Leone disappear after playing tournament in Spain

When it was time to go home, two 14-year-olds escaped through a window and have yet to be found

SPANISH ELECTIONS

Spain’s PM to Catalan separatists: Blocking Senate choice is to block spirit of dialogue

Basque nationalists also express puzzlement at decision by independence parties to veto Catalan Socialist Party’s Miquel Iceta as speaker of the upper house

TOWARD THE END OF ETA

ETA releases statement announcing its complete dissolution

Historic declaration puts an end to the organization 59 years after it first launched its violent campaign for Basque independence

TOWARD THE END OF ETA

ETA sends letter to institutions, social agents announcing its dissolution

The intention of the April 16 missive is to show that its decision is “definitive and conclusive,” according to sources from the Basque radical left

TOWARD THE END OF ETA

Basque terror group ETA apologizes ahead of dissolution next month: “We are truly sorry”

After decades of avoiding responsibility for its victims’ pain, Friday’s statement expresses contrition

TOWARD THE END OF ETA

ETA to announce definitive end in French Basque Country in May

The group, which waged a violent campaign for independence that cost the lives of 829 people, has been seeking international support before making the announcement

GABRIEL CRUZ MURDER

A 980km journey to honor the memory of Gabriel Cruz

Basque couple travel 16 hours in an old van to the site where eight-year-old Spanish boy was murdered

Referendum in Catalonia

Podemos and Basque radical left protest Catalonia referendum raids

Pablo Iglesias and Arnaldo Otegi urge people to demonstrate on streets after arrests on Wednesday

TOWARD THE END OF ETA

ETA opens an internal debate to decide on its “functions” once it dissolves

The Basque terrorist group will decide on its role to “facilitate the accumulation of pro-independence forces”

drug addiction

City of Bilbao advises cocaine users to “chop up your line nice and fine”

Authorities pull campaign following social controversy over safe use recommendations

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

Spanish fireman accused of gender abuse has sex change during case

Criminal courts find that they may no longer have jurisdiction over this unprecedented situation

TOWARD THE END OF ETA

ETA hands over explosives and 118 weapons in decommissioning process

At event in southern French city of Bayonne, international verifiers say terror group “fully disarmed”

BUSINESS

Spain shows a red card to blue wine

Basque startup Gïk told that its eye-catching beverage cannot be marketed as “vino”

TERRORISM

Leader of Basque terrorist group ETA arrested in France

Mikel Irastorza detained in joint French-Spanish operation over the weekend

TERRORISM

Five years after ETA ceasefire, a new generation seeks answers

New documentary made by four students gives a voice to victims of Basque terror group

GAME OF THRONES IN SPAIN

Spain’s Basque Country benefits from the Game of Thrones effect

Next season of addictive HBO saga will be shot near Bermeo and Zumaia on the northern coast

64th SAN SEBASTIAN FILM FESTIVAL

Sigourney Weaver set for Donostia prize at San Sebastián Film Festival

Actress to be given lifetime achievement award on September 21 at premiere of ‘A Monster Calls’

TERRORISM

In a first, Basque party linked to ETA attends tribute to famous victim

Miguel Ángel Blanco was kidnapped and murdered 19 years ago, and his assassination marked a turning point in the fight against terrorism

GENDER ISSUES

Basque court allows name change for transgender four-year-old

Child is youngest person in Spain to be allowed to alter official records based on sexual identity

BASQUE POLITICS

Basque Popular Party chief resigns over post-ETA peace proposal

Arantza Quiroga infuriated her own party and victims’ groups with her parliamentary motion

nationalist drive

Human chain to demand referendum on Basque self-rule stretches for 123km

Over 100,000 nationalist sympathizers covered the distance between Pamplona and Durango

terrorism

Court places former ETA member under house arrest in 1986 murder inquiry

Bolinaga was released from prison in 2012 after he was diagnosed with terminal cancer

BUSINESS

Mondragón splits in two

Basque cooperative conglomerate is struggling to decide on how to restructure

INDUSTRY

Appliance maker Fagor to file for receivership

Mondragón Corporation umbrella group says it will offer alternatives to members of Basque cooperative

Arts in Basque Country

Still under construction, Tabakalera reaches out to public

San Sebastián cultural center starts "community building"