Podemos leader encourages Spanish king to run for head of state in election

Pablo Iglesias believes he will soon hold meeting with Felipe VI

Latin America

Nicaragua’s President Ortega keeping power in the family

Critics say leader is violating Constitution by naming wife and children to posts

Jail for duo who ran website linking to pirated newspapers and magazines

High Court hands down exemplary sentence using tough new intellectual property law

Latin America

Brazil’s leader appeals for austerity as Petrobras graft case widens

Opposition planning marches to demand impeachment proceedings against Rousseff


Spain arrests Moroccan woman who tried to join Islamic State

Suspect was stopped in Turkey where she tried to sneak across the border into Syria


PP’s Madrid mayor candidate shrugs off first controversy

Esperanza Aguirre was at odds with party over future role as head of regional branch


Angora clothes from Inditex go to good cause in Syrian refugee camp

Photos show shipment of around 23,000 items arriving to displaced people in Lebanon