Depreciation of euro helps Spanish exports hit record high in March

Sales to foreign markets surpass €23bn for first time as trade deficit drops to €890m

Latin America

Six-year-old’s brutal murder at hands of other children shocks Mexico

Torture and killing of young boy rallies Mexicans to demand end to rampant impunity

Latin America

Venezuelan assembly speaker denies drug-trafficking allegations

Cabello challenges accusers to file charges against him after ‘Wall Street Journal’ report


Ryanair claws back passenger traffic

Airline makes up for decline in Spain with strong growth in first four months of year


Eight streets that are oh-so Barcelona

Tourists seeking to escape the masses will find an alternative scene in the heart of the city

Local and Regional Elections 2015

Socialist candidate for Madrid mayor moots local ID card for non-residents

Carmona says proposal will give undocumented migrants access to social services


Sparks fly in Madrid mayoral debate as top contenders clash on corruption

PP nominee Aguirre accuses Ahora Madrid rival Manuela Carmena of terrorist sympathies The leftist candidate responds by calling on veteran politician to leave politics


Iberia to launch flight auction website

Move marks fresh attempt to sell tickets via online bidding after initial failed project


Benicio del Toro Balkans war drama flies flag for Spain at Cannes

Tim Robbins and Olga Kurylenko also star in Spaniard Fernando León de Aranoa’s movie