Galicia premier calls for charges on prescriptions to be applied nationwide

Popular Party chief proposes pricing medicines based on family income


This week’s movie releases

Tilda Swinton struggles with a monstrous son in 'We Need to Talk About Kevin' Tom Hanks and Sandra Bullock star in 'Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close'


Spanish zombies take over Paris as ‘[REC] 3 Génesis’ premieres

Third installment in horror saga gets a riotous unveiling in the French capital

Who conned Luis del Olmo?

The radio presenter says that his life savings have been raided by his former friend Rogelio Rengel Rengel is alleged to have stolen millions of euros to keep his magazine afloat


Court reopens corruption case against ex-PP treasurer

Luis Bárcenas may still be tried on tax evasion and money-laundering charges

Prosecutors charge Catholic nun in alleged stolen baby scheme at Madrid hospitals

Sister María Gómez Valbuena becomes first person to be indicted in the investigation Woman's name appeared in dozens of complaints filed by mothers, along with that of Dr Vela


Home prices see biggest fall since property bubble burst

Banks still have stockpiles of unsold properties, say experts

Government mulls plight of debt-mired soccer clubs

La Liga teams owe 752 million euros to tax office


Mourinho's Real enters draw of destiny

Madrid and Barça await Champions League last-eight fate


Uncertainty is worse

The cost of delaying the budget until after the elections in Andalusia is become ever clearer


Death penalty concerns nearly halt extradition of singer’s murder suspect

Costa Rica and Colombia want pledges Cabral’s alleged killer won’t be executed


Where Madam president rules

Latin America is a region with big contrasts when it comes to the role of women Mexican voters are to get their chance to vote for their first female leader


Mexico nearly captures its most notorious drug trafficker

Leader of feared Sinaloa cartel was on the verge of being captured by authorities Frustrated bust came one day after Hillary Clinton’s visit last month to the same resort


Guatemala sentences ex-officer for country’s worst massacre

Pedro Pimentel convicted for role in murder of 201 peasants

No compensation for Madrid man hit in eye by stray police bullet

Antonio Castro has lost sight on one side and suffers headaches after ricochet accident


Little brown men

In the 1980s the US spent some $5 billion in El Salvador; then with the communist menace defeated, it went away

Should stores pay for being on a subway line?

Sponsorship and shopping mall tolls considered as Metro Madrid hunts for new revenue streams


Repsol to sue governors in Argentina for revoking oil leases

Minister in Madrid plays down seizure of concessions YPF argues it was complying with local laws