Woman arrested in Lanzarote for recruiting girls for Islamic State

The suspect, a Spanish national, was in direct contact with jihadists in Syria

Latin America

Leaks reveal Mexican government’s spy contracts with cybersecurity firm

Milan-based Hacking Team also purportedly did business with Spain and other countries

Latin America

Mexican bishop apologizes for comparing gay marriage to bestiality

“Soon they will let a man marry his dog,” said Church leader José María de la Torre Martín

Historical memory

Madrid City Hall to change street names linked to Franco regime

New leftist Ahora Madrid government wants to comply with Historical Memory legislation


Alhambra chief steps down over links to audio-guide fraud

Head of Granada tourist site, María del Mar Villafranca, defended her “honorable conduct” Prosecutors are investigating her for alleged misappropriation of public funds


Three injured on the first day of the Running of the Bulls in Pamplona

One American seriously injured after being gored in the chest Another US runner is caught in the back, while a British national sustains light injuries


Two Spaniards arrested on return from fighting ISIS in Syria

The men both belong to communist organizations In a video, they said they were battling against the “fascist beast”