LATIN AMERICA

Maradona to bring seven charges of theft against his ex-wife

Ex-soccer star will take Claudia Villafañe to court after mediation attempts fail

LATIN AMERICA

Colombian and Venezuelan ministers meet to ease tension over border crisis

Despite friendly tone, representatives offer few specific solutions to their disputes

CATALAN INDEPENDENCE BID

Secessionists cast doubt over whether a new Catalan state would stay in EU

Pro-independence candidate corrects comments saying a “temporary” exit was certain

INDEPENDENCE BID

Catalan citizenship offer enrages authorities in Valencia and Aragon

Regional justice chief says entire Catalonia "nation" is entitled to hold a passport in future

ECONOMY

Spain’s economy growing at pre-crisis levels again on back of consumption

Second-quarter GDP rise of 1.0% is the biggest expansion in eight years

US PRESIDENTIAL ELECTIONS

Jorge Ramos: “Trump offers horror, a white utopia without migrants”

Latino reporter ejected from Republican hopeful’s news conference calls him “authoritarian”

Tourism

An interactive map of foreign visitor spending in Spain

Find out what the Brits spend in bars or the Italians spend on clothes during their Spanish vacations in this BBVA survey graphic

TOURISM

What do foreign tourists spend their money on in Spain?

BBVA bank survey uses credit card purchases to track visitors’ vacation expenditure