Ex-Catalan chief dodges toughest opposition questions over fortune

Pujol tells regional parliament that money he hid abroad did not come from public funds

Central Spain shaken by 5.2-magnitude earthquake

The epicenter of the tremor, which was felt at 5.16pm, was located in Albacete province

Latin America

The day ‘El Chapo’ met his captor

Mexico’s top cop recalls his conversation with the world’s most-wanted drug trafficker


How is the proliferation of art fairs changing the business?

Ahead of the ARCO art fair in Madrid, the Arts and Culture supplement of EL PAÍS asks two specialists to discuss the effect of the rise of contemporary art fairs held around the world


Mexico’s golden generation

Oscar winner Alejandro González Iñárritu leads a brilliant group of Mexican filmmakers

Latin America

Divisions appear among Venezuela’s opposition factions over strategy

Some parties from the MUD anti-government coalition keen to avoid public protests

Legal watchdog opens probe into payments made to Madrid judges

Judicial staff were receiving fees from regional government via consulting firm Indra Paid work involved assessment of new IT systems to be introduced in courts


Alonso under observation in hospital after mysterious crash during testing

The F1 driver’s agent confirms the former world champion has no injuries Incident may have been caused by strong winds at the Barcelona circuit

Closure of Basque association marks end of anti-ETA movement

With the terrorist group’s activities seemingly over, civic groups say their job is done


Enemies in life, neighbors in death

A Nazi general’s grave lies next to those of socialists and communists in a Madrid cemetery