Government accuses Socialists of drifting towards “the radical left”

PM Rajoy warns PSOE that deals with extreme leftist groups would be “bad for stability”

Latin America

PRI expected to win mid-term race despite Mexicans’ discontent

Millions go to the polls on Sunday to elect governors and the entire Chamber of Deputies Opposition campaigns have been unable to demonstrate President Peña Nieto’s failures


Parents of diphtheria-stricken boy feel “tricked” by anti-vaccination groups

Health officials say they will not charge family for rare treatment that had to be flown in The six-year-old continues to fight for his life in intensive care at Barcelona hospital


Sequel to box-office hit ‘Ocho apellidos vascos’ gets shooting in Catalonia

Cast and crew hoping to repeat phenomenal success of last year’s Spanish film sensation

Latin America

Colombia and the FARC agree to create an impartial Truth Commission

Testimonies collected by the proposed 11-member panel cannot be used for prosecutions


Survivor of 2007 attack in Yemen demands inquiry be reopened

Fresh details given by an informant could shed light on the killing of eight Spanish tourists

MANUELA CARMENA | Ahora Madrid mayoral candidate

“I’m more interested in improving people’s lives than in politics”

The 71-year-old retired judge allays fears by saying she has no ties to Podemos

Cyclists slam “unheard of” plan for obligatory bike licenses

Spain’s DGT traffic authority has sparked outrage with its proposals Users would also be obliged to register their bicycles and purchase insurance

For sale: two-bedroom apartment, tenant included in the deal

Banks are selling off repossessed homes even when there are still people living inside


This week’s movie releases

‘Harry Potter’ star Daniel Radcliffe grows a pair in supernatural thriller ‘Horns’