EC chief Barroso: Bank of Spain’s poor supervision fueled the crisis

Outgoing head of European Commission says Brussels was not to blame for housing bubble

Podemos leader wins overwhelming support in grassroots vote

Pablo Iglesias, the media-savvy founder of the new political party, will continue at helm until fall

Madrid exhibitions turn the final page on tale of Spanish ship’s treasure

New shows tell story of the Mercedes’ 1804 sinking and the legal battle to recover its hoard

Colombian election result leaves Uribe party on the sidelines

Seven million votes endorse Zuluaga as the main opposition leader

WORLD CUP 2014

Spain gets ready to attack against Chile

After humiliation against the Netherlands, the team knows it needs to win big to progress in Brazil

Record lottery winner from Madrid satellite town keeping low profile

Owner of booth in Parla that sold the ticket says the lucky individual spent €42 on a multiple bet

Obama hails Juan Carlos’ “historic reign”

US president phoned the monarch ahead of the coronation ceremony this coming Thursday

latin america

Colombia’s Santos wins re-election with peace message

Incumbent receives nearly 51 percent of votes compared with 45 percent for challenger Zuluaga

TELEVISION

Why Walter White now goes by the name of Walter Blanco

A “latinized” version of critically acclaimed show ‘Breaking Bad’ has begun its 62-episode run

FIGHT AGAINST TERRORISM

Eight held in Madrid for jihad recruitment

New combatants were sent to the Middle East to fight for the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria