Rubalcaba moots ban on political donations by firms

Socialist leader also wants national anti-corruption office with sweeping regional power


Iniesta leads Barça’s midday romp

Catalan club strokes six past Getafe as Ronaldo lights up Bernabéu in Sevilla win

Five die in cruise ship evacuation accident in Santa Cruz de la Palma

Crew members were in lifeboat as cables snapped during routine drill


Rajoy releases tax returns, but fails to clear up doubts over Aznar years

PM’s financial records dating back to 2003 reveal salary rises in midst of crisis


Ana Mato must step down

The minister cannot continue to damage Mariano Rajoy with her presence in government

'Brokeback' is in, but not Almodóvar

Madrid opera house director Gérard Mortier unveils a season of love

Spain's Nacho Duato to add Berlin ballet to his workload

Choreographer plans to manage St Petersburg part-time

Raiders of the lost archeology grants

The Finance Ministry has pulled funding for 30 international projects The move puts Spain's hard-earned prestige in peril, say academics


Whistleblower's plea for honesty

Jorge Trías Sagnier ignited outrage across the country when he alleged first-hand knowledge of top PP officials getting cash in envelopes on top of their regular salaries


Appliances on the blink

The feeling is current among us that the tacit principles of cheating, abusing, fixing are inherent fixtures of economic reality