Andalusia education chief demands ministry check its facts over fraud claims

Allegations of a multi-million-euro scam are “abuse against Andalusia,” says commissioner

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Calm returns to Nicaragua after a chain of strong earthquakes rocks capital

A team of international experts in Managua wants to determine what sparked the tremors

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Uruguay’s Mujica to ask Obama for help in legal battle with Philip Morris

Tobacco giant claims government violating copyright laws by ordering changes to cigarette packets


Regional depression

Eurostat’s findings on unemployment leave no room for triumphant attitudes

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Government and opposition make headway in new talks in Venezuela

Both sides agree to empanel a broader truth commission and look into the situation of some inmates

Jailed ex-PP treasurer loses courtyard privileges after incident with civil guards

Luis Bárcenas sanctioned for insubordination during aborted trip to hospital

David Cameron’s Canary Island break

British prime minister opts for rural tourism in Lanzarote during Easter vacation


Judge gives banks deadline to hand over information about ex-PP treasurer

Magistrate trying to find out where the €50 million held by Bárcenas in Switzerland came from

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Police probe allegations of multi-million-euro fraud scheme in Málaga

Subsidies from Andalusian regional government may have been used to pay for courses never held Investigators are expected to extend their inquiry to other provinces in the region