Defense Ministry reactivates search for missing Air Force helicopter crew

Reports that the three men had been rescued from waters off the Canary Islands retracted


Spain’s electronic waste mountain

Despite good laws, the nation has one of the worst appliance recycling records in Europe

Latin America

Chile grants same-sex couples civil partnership licenses

New law took effect on Thursday following more than a decade of debate over gay marriage


Clocks to go back one hour on Sunday

Fall change brings up issue of Spain's odd adherence to Central European Time


Amancio Ortega is now world’s richest man, says ‘Forbes’ magazine

Founder of Inditex fashion giant, which encompasses Zara chain, overtakes Bill Gates

Latin America

Mexican police uncover secret drug tunnel used by ‘El Chapo’s’ cartel

The 800-meter-long passageway runs under the US-Mexican border from Tijuana


Second CDC party treasurer arrested over 3% scandal in Catalonia

Daniel Osàcar, ex-moneyman for premier Mas’s party, already facing trial over earlier case Judge denies bail to detained current treasurer Andreu Viloca


Three crew members of crashed Spanish Air Force helicopter rescued

Aircraft fell into the Atlantic 500km off the Canaries coast after suffering a breakdown One of the crew is believed to have survived a previous accident in 2014