VANDALISM

Marketer by day, warrior by night: Meet the graffiti artists risking their lives to paint Spain’s trains

They meet up in stations, haunt hidden passageways and ignore no-entry signs. The infrastructure behind cities’ Metro and rail services has become as familiar to them as their own houses. Hooded and fast, they seek out carriages to spray as a cocktail of romanticism, art, adrenaline and risk courses through their veins. They are the ‘guerillas’ and this is their paint war

DRUG POLICIES

Marijuana on the move

Spain is bucking a global trend with its plans to crack down on use of the drug Portugal celebrates different approach with cannabis having been decriminalized on the quiet

DRUGS POLICY

Spain takes a prohibition view on substance use

While the UN and a growing number of countries recognize that the war on drugs is lost, the government is set to introduce tougher sanctions

Spain approves sale of e-cigarettes in tobacco stores

Some campaigners had asked for the vapor-producing products to be regulated by the Health Ministry

SURROGATE BABY ROW

Couple faces legal battle to take babies out of India

Twins are stuck in their birth country until Spain can confirm that their adoption is legal

The bogus doctor who fooled a regional government

Destination of 600,000-euro grant for care homes is unclear

PP youth leader freed from Spanish jail after return from Cuba

Ángel Carromero was convicted by island authorities after car crash led to dissident’s death

PP youth leader freed from Spanish jail after return from Cuba

Ángel Carromero was convicted by island authorities after car crash led to dissident’s death