MUNICIPAL POLITICS

Seville councilor who moved to US tries to attend session via Skype

Carmen López says local mayor refused to let her talk from Chicago via father’s cellphone

Video: US tourists ask Madrileños to translate homophobic rant

Film is part of gay rights group’s campaign encouraging people to report hate crimes

Latin America

Videos purport to show Rio police tampering with crime scene

Incident recorded by local residents represents fresh blow to slum community force

Latin America

Obama and Castro hold second historic face-to-face in New York

US and Cuban leaders adopt broad smiles to reinforce rapprochement

Trial begins over rights to legacy of Spain’s ‘Red Duchess’

Children of anti-Francoist aristocrat claim part of funds she used to set up historical archive

CATALAN BID FOR INDEPENDENCE

Catalan premier calls last November’s referendum “a democratic rebellion”

Artur Mas denies disobeying a court injunction against the vote, but now faces charges

EMISSIONS SCANDAL

Spanish government may claim damages from Volkswagen

Industry Ministry bases action on past subsidies it granted for the purchase of VW vehicles

INTERNATIONAL

China’s Millennials face a tough future

The economic slowdown is having a serious effect on the expectations of a generation

CINEMA

Basque-language film will represent Spain in race to the 2016 Oscars

‘Loreak’ hopes to become one of five nominees for Best Foreign Language Film