Opposition remains unconvinced by “implausible” princess ID mix-up

Finance minister reiterates attributed house sales were result of administrative error

Mexico’s leftist party vows to fight Peña Nieto’s Pemex privatization bid

PRD seeks to unite its factions against president’s plans for constitutional reform

Rousseff cancels constituent assembly plan to usher in social changes

Reforms instead likely to be presented in direct vote before next year’s general election


Ex-PP treasurer also has funds in US, Bahamas and Uruguay

Bárcenas found to have made regular trips to countries other than Switzerland to conceal cash

around town

Tongues too loose in Madrid’s Latin quarter

Residents of trendy district complain about noise from bars and street drinking

Regional High Court removes judge who sent ex-banker Blesa to prison twice

Magistrate Silva ignored recusal request filed by lawyers for ex-Caja Madrid chairman


A doubly valuable pact

The consensus reached among the political parties ahead of the EU summit will please Spaniards


British couple and daughter found shot dead in Mijas

Civil Guard investigating possible murder of wife and Down Syndrome daughter by husband


Bank of Spain sets July deadline for evaluation of mortgage floor clauses

Central lender also joins voices heralding green shoots in Spanish economy


100 immigrants enter Melilla after scaling border fence en masse

Approximately 300 sub-Saharans attempted to cross barrier into Spanish territory


Carlo Ancelotti signs for Real

Italian coach replaces Mourinho at the Bernabéu after parting ways with PSG


Madrid to give go-ahead for new airport near planned macro-casino

Popular Party regional government denies choice of El Álamo site is connected to Eurovegas project

National trends

Why the crisis is keeping the stork at bay

The birth rate in Spain has dropped nearly 13 percent since 2008 Demographic experts are warning of the risks of an imbalance in society


Taxman takes a bite from Sergi Arola’s Madrid restaurant

Master chef alleged to owe 300,000 euros in back taxes and Social Security payments


Woman detained after abandoning newborn baby in drainpipe

Deserted child now in stable condition


Banking disunion

Union would prevent collapses caused by failings of major financial insitutions


Education chief does U-turn on grades for university grants

Stricter standards for financial aid will mean fewer students, say regional chiefs