11-M attacks

Madrid bombing victims: “The beast of jihadist terrorism has awakened”

Hundreds commemorate the 11th anniversary of the 2004 attacks that killed 191 people

Latin America

Mexican president comes under fire over pick for Supreme Court justice

Former attorney general’s record as investigator is being questioned

OPINION

Why did the Madrid train bombings divide, not unite Spaniards?

International terrorism and security expert Fernando Reinares analyzes the rift created in Spanish society by the March 11, 2004 attacks, and what it means today

Latin America

Santos orders military to suspend bombings of FARC bases for a month

Colombian leader offers gesture after rebels announce they will clear minefields

Ryanair launches routes from Spain’s “ghost” airport to Stansted and Bristol

Irish low-cost operator highlights attraction of reduced taxes at Castellón

Paternity suit against King Juan Carlos shelved by Supreme Court

Neither of the two lawsuits filed since the monarch’s abdication have prospered

MONEY LAUNDERING

Auditors sent in to Banco de Madrid after laundering probe launched in US

Treasury Department suspects parent company Banca Privada d’Andorra assisted criminals

Tax inspectors turn their gaze onto the tourist sector

2015 action plan will focus on hospitality, the self-employed and shell corporations

Falling sales and a lack of readers: why two bookstores close a day in Spain

Industry report highlights the many challenges independent booksellers are facing