They dug up yet another mass grave in Spain recently, this time near the village of Arandiga, 45 miles from Zaragoza. The bones of eight men, all trade unionists, lay where they had been hurriedly buried more than 70 years ago in the early days of the civil war. They had been shot at the same spot by supporters of General Francisco Franco.
The orange groves of Valencia could soon be powering Spanish cars as a new technology is developed to turn the fruit's thick, shiny peel into biofuel. In a region with 190 000ha covered with oranges and lemons, citric-powered cars could reduce pollution while using a readily available source of energy, according to local officials.
A video designed to highlight rising crime under Spain's Socialist prime minister, Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero, has backfired on the opposition People's Party after television news pictures used in it turned out to have been filmed abroad or before Zapatero came to power.