Bolivian economic boom propels Morales to victory

High growth, redistribution policies and business accords help spur president to third term


Madrid health chief apologizes to nursing assistant with Ebola

Javier Rodríguez admits comments were “unfortunate,” but stops short of resigning

Students set fire to Guerrero state headquarters over missing youths

Mexican authorities fear more protests may be on the way after 43 people disappeared

Lights, camera, action at Altamira

For the first time in decades, a crew has been allowed to film the prehistoric cave paintings


Catalan leader replaces referendum with plan for an unofficial vote

Mas’s pro-independence allies unhappy with idea of a survey without legal implications

Virus in Spain

Ebola-infected nursing assistant shows “slight improvement”

Teresa Romero remains in serious condition but doctors see grounds for cautious optimism

R2D2’s Madrid home

The city’s Robot Museum boasts fascinating and rare items from the history of robotics


Number of patients being monitored for Ebola symptoms rises to 100

As well as 15 high-risk contacts, a further 83 are under “active vigilance”