Ex-Madrid premier chased by police after illegally parking in Gran Vía

Esperanza Aguirre knocked over traffic officer’s scooter after being asked to show license


Two men die in just three hours after being subdued by Catalan police

Mossos open internal inquiry in both cases, which took place in Barcelona and Tarragona

latin america

Prostitution links see powerful PRI official in Mexico City removed from post

Cuauhtémoc Gutiérrez was seen a part of the ruling party's old guard


Court places former ETA member under house arrest in 1986 murder inquiry

Bolinaga was released from prison in 2012 after he was diagnosed with terminal cancer


Two dozen immigrants manage to cross border in latest attempt in Melilla

Many of the Sub-Saharans have been returned to Morocco after six hours on the fence


Making sense of the Gürtel investigation

The judge handling the huge corruption case involving the ruling PP is struggling to close his inquiry The biggest pre-trial probe undertaken by the criminal court, it involves 200 suspects in six regions From Bárcenas' ledgers to refurbishments at PP HQ, EL PAÍS takes you through its multiple strands


“‘Game of Thrones’ is the ‘Star Wars’ of our generation”

Oona Chaplin, granddaughter of Charlie, swaps the hit HBO show for Spanish flick ‘Purgatorio’

This week’s movie releases

Russell Crowe gets ark building in Darren Aronofsky's 'Noah' 'Breaking Bad's' Aaron Paul takes to the road in 'Need for Speed'

Latin america

Catholic Church blames Maduro for violence in Venezuela

Religious leaders call on opposition and government to initiate a dialogue based on “mutual respect”

franco crimes

Ex-Civil Guard officer fights extradition to Argentina to face torture charges

Jesús Muñecas is accused of beating a man at a Gipuzkoa prison in 1968

Ortega y Gasset journalism prizes reward reporting on social justice

EL PAÍS awards go to publications on both sides of the Atlantic

historical memory

Priest who witnessed 1,700 executions gets his own square in Zaragoza

Unlike his superiors, Gumersindo de Estella was repulsed by the mass killings The deaths took place between 1936 and 1942 against the cemetery walls in Torrero

latin america

Powerful aftershock rocks Chile following Tuesday’s massive earthquake

Emergency officials issue new tsunami warnings but later call them off


Rajoy gets illegal immigration at top of EU-Africa summit agenda

Over 80 African and European leaders pledge to work together to fight human trafficking Spanish leader misses dinner where he was due to sit with Equatorial Guinea dictator