Ex-government official accused of fraud is sent back behind bars

Anticorruption prosecutor argues ex-Andalusia labor chief poses flight risk Civil Guard make around 30 more arrests, search offices nationwide

A farewell to the Parot doctrine, devised to keep ETA terrorists in jail?

Judicial sleight of hand used to ensure 30-year terms are served in full


Defense Ministry accepts Iraq prisoner abuse video is authentic

Court process begins which could lead to trial of soldiers shown beating inmates


A decade of frustration

Tens of thousands of deaths and a trillion dollars have brought Iraq neither peace nor democracy

Former Guatemalan dictator goes on trial for genocide

Two witnesses describe how soldiers massacred an Indian village in 1982

Spy chief accuses Catalonia of trying to identify overseas agents

CNI director admits using services of hacker but denies that king’s friend Sayn-Wittgenstein played any secret service role


Muzzling a free-speech champion

Only a handful of countries have joined Ecuador in this determined effort to weaken our regional human rights system


Rajoy willing to help rebel region Catalonia out of cash bind

Fiscal council meeting could help repair political bridges Catalan administration says it will miss 2013 deficit target

Franco’s choirboys

The makers of a new documentary examine a boarding school inside the ex-dictator’s mausoleum


Government to “revise” this year’s economic forecast, says Rajoy

Opposition leader Rubalcaba accuses Popular Party leader of having “thrown in the towel” on unemployment

Blogger tells Washington not to believe in Cuban reforms

“Each message tweeted by a citizen opens a gap in the wall of censorship,” says Yoani Sánchez

The bogus doctor who fooled a regional government

Destination of 600,000-euro grant for care homes is unclear


The "simple" lawyer who took on Spain's foreclosure legislation

At the request of his late father, Dionisio Moreno's journey began with helping a family friend His case ended up with victory in the European Court of Justice


PSOE: domestic exile?

The Socialists are stumbling from nowhere to nowhere in a country that, a little over a year ago, it still governed

German princess performed no "classified" work, says spy chief

Comments contradict claims made by Corinna zu Sayn-Wittgenstein in recent interviews


Bench fight ignites over Popular Party slush fund inquiry

Judge believes there are no links between Gürtel and slush-fund papers High Court embroiled in bitter battle over inquiry on eve of testimonies