Over 27% of Spanish population at risk of poverty or social exclusion

New report by European watchdog cites 2013 figures and covers worst period of the crisis

Latin America

“I’m independent because I’m subject to the law and public scrutiny”

Mexico's new anti-corruption czar is to investigate the first lady’s property purchases

FASHION

Attack of the fashion clones

Spain is a world leader in prêt-à-porter clothing, so why do so many Spaniards dress alike?

POLITICS

Podemos co-founder produces bank statements to refute press claims

The balances made public by Juan Carlos Monedero total €205,769 Spanish daily ‘El Mundo’ had claimed he held €700,000 in his accounts

Latin America

New forensic tests point to suicide in death of Argentinean prosecutor

Ex-top spy and the computer technician who loaned gun to Nisman will both testify

MEDIA

Bosses at national broadcaster TVE creating “parallel newsroom”

Workers warn that new hirings have coincided with transfer of reporters to obscure shows

Corruption

Andalusia police arrest dozens in phony education training scam

Among those detained is the former Socialist mayor of Jerez de la Frontera

Snowfall in León brings unexpected visitor to village of Prioro

A local resident managed to photograph a bear cub that wandered up to his front door

VIOLENCE IN SPORT

How a hooligan’s killers were caught

Death of Galician fan in brawl has marked a turning point in handling of soccer violence