Are Colombia’s talks with FARC guerrillas near the end?

President Santos’ European tour and presence of group chiefs in Havana suggest progress


Brazilian police killed more people in five years than US officers did in 30

Report warns of security force brutality and prison overcrowding


Spanish PM calls unofficial Catalan sovereignty vote a “failure”

Rajoy says he will not negotiate a binding referendum with regional premier Artur Mas

Skulls, skeletons and shrimp: report lists Madrid anatomy department finds

Lecturer describes Dantesque scene found at Complutense University medical faculty

Jihadists arrested in Ceuta were planning attacks in Spain

Prosecutors want 12 years for Islamists who sent 14 young men to fight in Syria


Madrid government meddling in Catalan vote case, say state prosecutors

Agencies complain Rajoy administration is urging them to speed up action against Mas

Iron Man teams up with Spain’s Civil Guard to promote internet safety

Force recruits Marvel superheroes and Disney characters for school workshops