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Survivors of a major canola oil poisoning in the 1980s were removed from Madrid’s El Prado museum, where they vowed suicide. Protesters occupied the Madrid museum, threatening to “start consuming the pills” in “six hours” if government officials failed to help victims who had been “poisoned for 40 years and sentenced to live as in 1981 due to the State’s negligence.” Thousands of Spaniards are believed to have become ill as a result of eating processed rapeseed cooking oil, with thousands more suffering from crippling disorders for the rest of their lives. FINAL HORA | Un group de aceite de…

Survivors of a major canola oil poisoning in the 1980s were removed from Madrid’s El Prado museum, where they vowed suicide. Protesters occupied the Madrid museum, threatening to “start consuming the pills” in “six hours” if government officials failed to help victims who had been “poisoned for 40 years and sentenced to live as in 1981 due to the State’s negligence.” Thousands of Spaniards are believed to have become ill as a result of eating processed rapeseed cooking oil, with thousands more suffering from crippling disorders for the rest of their lives. FINAL HORA | Un group de aceite de…

Over the weekend, the Madrid-based store, named Mujeres & Compania (Women & Company), had posted a TikTok showing the books being packed into a box to be returned to the publisher Penguin Random House. The video, which was widely shared on social media, has sparked furious debate. It was prompted by the revelation on Friday that Mola, previously described by the publisher as a publicity-shy fortysomething university professor who wrote acclaimed crime thrillers in her spare time, was a front used for years by television script writers Agustin Martinez, Jorge Diaz, and Antonio Mercero. The trio revealed their identity while accepting…