Fidel’s diplomatic routine

Even as he turns 88, the Cuban leader continues to watch over the island’s economic liberalization


Morocco admits “dysfunctions” led to huge influx of migrant boats to Spain

Spanish Interior Ministry to send 300 more officers to reinforce affected areas

Government gives definitive go-ahead to oil exploration off the Canary Islands

Energy firm Repsol says it will begin surveys later this year, and expects results by early 2015

Newly unearthed documents shed fresh light on ‘Don Quixote’ author Cervantes

Finds in Seville reveal the celebrated writer worked as a purveyor for Philip II’s navy


Supreme Court to rule on senior politicians in labor fund scandal inquiry

Seville judge hands over part of massive ERE corruption case involving two ex-Andalusia premiers

Catholic Church sacks gay religion teacher in Canary Islands

Regional government had already ratified the former priest’s position for the next academic year