tax inspection

Auditors investigate Sanitas for allegedly avoiding €28.07 million in taxes

Health-management company thought to have used transactions for write-offs, sources tell EL PAÍS


Catalan government advisors say EU would accept region as a full member

Report ignores assertions by European leaders that an independent Catalonia would be expelled


Fifteen killed on roads during first weekend of Easter vacation

Figure already represents more than half the total number of deaths during entire holiday in 2013

latin america

Argentinean society’s values questioned after series of lynchings

The beating to death of a suspected purse-snatcher by an angry crowd ignites more mob violence

trade opportunities

“Recession is over,” king tells prospective investors in Abu Dhabi

Spanish businessmen fly to United Arab Emirates in hope of seeking new investments

regional politics

Seville authorities to inspect eligibility of rehoused squatters

City inspectors will determine whether families will be able to keep their new subsidized homes

latin america

Impunity in murder cases is growing in Latin America, UN warns in report

Police and justice systems are not capable of dealing with “saturation of cases”


Nacho Duato: “Ballet in Spain is like the Sahara desert”

Choreographer who made the Centro Nacional de Danza a world reference to head the Staatsballet

latin america

Nicaragua issues red alert after earthquakes shake the capital

Seismic activity may be from first major crustal plate movements since 1972’s devastating quake

latin america

Raging fires in Chile leave a dozen dead

More than 2,000 homes have been destroyed in a sweeping blaze that overtook Valparaíso

No ruling in sight from Constitutional Court on abortion legislation

Government’s new reform may be put into place before decision made on Socialists’ law

Aunt Rosa’s meteorite moves from the jewel box to the museum

León woman kept curious-looking rock for eight decades after it fell near her when she was a child

regional politics

Crisis over rehoused families leaves Andalusia coalition seriously damaged

Eleventh hour agreement reached on Friday night between Socialists and United Left Premier Susana Díaz agreed to give back powers over allocation of social housing