world cup 2014

A generation unafraid of losing

Mexico is relying on striker Oribe Peralta to beat Luka Modric’s Croatia and progress at Brazil 2014

LATIN AMERICA

Central America on alert for new epidemic

Mosquito-borne chikungunya virus causes fever and intense joint pain that can last for years

technology

Apple opens doors of its new Spanish flagship store in Madrid

Dancing employees entertain fans waiting to be first to walk into tech firm’s new premises in Sol

CINEMA

Why Spain’s Canary Islands are the new El Dorado of film shoots

A 38-percent tax break for filmmakers has attracted movies such as Ridley Scott’s ‘Exodus’

abortion debate

Spanish government accepts fetal abnormality as valid reason for abortion

Conservatives backtrack on most controversial aspect of draft reform after protests

FUEL FRAUD

Cocaine, kidnapping and multimillion tax fraud uncovered in Spanish diesel scam

Police say gang that sold adulterated fuel across Spain may have had links to drug trade

ECONOMY

More tax relief for the self-employed

Homeowners who returned keys to bank and victims of preferential share scam also to benefit