Zuckerberg defends plans for free net access at Barcelona conference

Facebook founder is main draw as Mobile World Congress gets underway in Catalan capital Google, Samsung and others unveil new products and services as four-day event begins

Latin America

Terror continues in Iguala with 14 murders in 72 hours

Los Rojos cartel takes advantage of rivals’ arrests over last year’s massacre of 43 students


Colombia will send top military aides to negotiate definitive FARC ceasefire

President Santos admits “not everyone will be happy” when peace deal is finally reached


Cycle-route booby traps: a growing danger for Spain’s mountain bikers

One rider left paraplegic after slamming into rock placed across downhill path

Zaragoza on orange alert after Ebro River bursts its banks

Rising waters force local residents from homes, while emergency crews called out 75 times


Scientists slam government’s religion course for high school students

Elective subject will set tests on acceptance of “the divine origin of the cosmos”


Spanish medical team presents “liquid biopsy” for cancer patients

Catalan VHIO research center is working on non-invasive method to find best treatment


Caja Madrid’s poisoned credit cards

Savings bank bought off directors with no-questions-asked approach to expenses