Altamira cave will open to visitors

Widely expected decision flouts the majority opinion of prehistoric art experts

Latin America

Argentinean court upholds dismissal of cover-up charges against president

Two of three judges on appeals panel reject dead prosecutor Alberto Nisman’s complaint

Latin America

Venezuela files new criminal charges against jailed former mayor

Daniel Ceballos ordered to be held in prison just before he was due for release


Opposition accuses Popular Party of running a “police state”

Spain’s ruling group pushes penal code reform and Citizen Safety Law through Congress


Germanwings pilot hid illness from employers and colleagues

A doctor’s note was found torn up in the Düsseldorf apartment of Andreas Lubitz It reveals that he had been given medical leave on the day of the air crash, which killed 150


‘Silencio’: Pedro Almodóvar is filming

Spanish filmmaker discusses his new movie, a drama about leaving loved ones behind


This week’s movie releases

Kenneth Branagh delivers a live-action, straight-up ‘Cinderella’ for Disney


The new Almodóvar girls

Spain’s most famous director returns to the female universe with his new feature


Not one AVE high-speed rail line is turning a profit, says new study

Multi-billion investments made by past and current governments off track, report concludes


Probe begins to determine why co-pilot crashed Germanwings plane

Searches begin at properties used by the co-pilot of the Airbus A320, Andreas Lubitz The German is thought to have deliberately flown the plane into a mountainside