This week’s movie releases

Jeremy Renner and Gemma Arterton play Grimm siblings in Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters Starring Jeremy Irons and Emma Thompson, Beautiful Creatures tries to cast a spell of its own

“I sought to celebrate the sexual”

Pedro Almodóvar returns with ‘I’m So Excited,’ his wildest comedy to date

Editorials

The legacy of a pope

In just a few days, Ratzinger has made some key decisions about the scandals affecting the Church

“The homeland comes before democracy”

Defense Ministry to clarify general’s comments about possible military intervention in Catalonia

BUSINESS

Iberia’s losses swell to 351 million euros in 2012

Partner airline British Airways turns tidy profit

SOVEREIGNTY DILEMMA

Chacón told to toe Catalan Socialist line or look for a new party

PSC leader Pere Navarro says former minister will not be a candidate again unless she accepts stance on sovereignty vote

KING'S CUP

When reaching the final is only the start

Atlético will play Real Madrid for the King’s Cup; the only question is where

Real Madrid player Karim Benzema facing jail term for speeding offense

Soccer player caught driving Audi at 216km/h on 100km/h stretch of beltway

Bird monitoring hit by cutbacks

Office of Migratory Species has fallen behind on international commitments

NEWS
PUBLIC FINANCES

Regions just miss deficit target for last year

Shortfall came in at 1.7 percent, only 0.2 points more than had been targeted

THE PP'S HIDDEN FINANCES

Judge on hunt for ex-PP treasurer’s Gürtel connection

Bárcenas' Swiss bank accounts to be probed for payments from graft ring Police believe "without any shadow of a doubt" that his name shows up on the ledgers

LATIN AMERICA

Cuba's Raúl Castro announces he will step down in five years

Fifty-two-year-old engineer seen being groomed as successor

LATIN AMERICA

Mexico's "most powerful woman" busted for siphoning off union funds

Education workers' group head used money for shopping sprees, plastic surgery

LATIN AMERICA

Peña Nieto administration forced to face full extent of "disappearances"

Rights group claims police and military cooperated in abducting Mexicans

LATIN AMERICA

Uruguayans protest court ruling favoring amnesty law

Around 200 Uruguayans are still missing from the military dictatorship

ECONOMY

Weak consumer spending aggravates recession at the end of last year

Strong exports help offset big contraction in domestic demand

WILDLIFE

No howling error: environmentalists sure wolves are back in Madrid

Animals filmed in mountains north of capital, despite official skepticism

LATIN AMERICA

Students demand to be told the truth about Chávez's health

The 58-year-old president is still governing the country from his bed at a military hospital

BUSINESS

BFA-Bankia books biggest loss in Spanish corporate history

Nationalized bank undone by shattered real estate sector in the red to the tune of over 21 billion euros