Latin America

The three Brazilian brides who are challenging the traditional family unit

A notary has “married” a trio of women in Río de Janeiro, the second such union to be recognized before the law in Brazil

FEDERICO GARCIA LORCA

Lorca’s grave: third time lucky?

After two failed attempts, researchers in Granada think they know where the poet is buried

CATALAN BID FOR INDEPENDENCE

Catalan independence declaration will not achieve its goals, says Rajoy

State will not spare any political or legal tools in dealing with self-rule bid, says prime minister

BANKING

EU wants banks to refund all money earned from mortgage ‘floor clauses’

Spanish lenders face bill of billions if forced to return funds from abusive loan terms

Latin America

Mexican TV host claims network told her to deny on-air harassment

Tania Reza and co-host were fired from Ciudad Juárez program after video went viral

CORRUPTION

Police search properties of Catalan ex-premier Pujol and three of his sons

Raid is related to money-laundering and fraud investigation into eldest son of the family

CATALAN BID FOR INDEPENDENCE

Catalan secessionist parties declare beginning of independence process

Junts pel Sí bloc and leftist CUP agree document they want to pass in regional assembly Text proclaims “the beginning of the process to create an independent Catalan state”

Animal cruelty

Why killing an animal could now mean serving prison time in Spain

Mallorca man becomes first Spaniard to enter jail for abuse as sentences toughen