Justin Bieber walks out of live interview on Spanish radio

The singer was visiting Los 40 Principales studios in Madrid He left to go to the bathroom – and never returned

Latin America

Mexico gears up for the return of Formula 1 after 23 years

Tickets for this weekend’s Mexican Grand Prix are reselling for as much as $13,500

FROM THE ARCHIVES

The Basques: the missing cousins of the British and Irish?

Geneticist offers a controversial theory regarding the influence of the Basques

CATALAN BID FOR INDEPENDENCE

Rajoy to meet with heads of Podemos, Ciudadanos to discuss Catalonia

Prime minister seeking solutions over region’s bid for independence He is also keen to keep the issue out of the upcoming general election campaign

Latin America

Mexico debates legalizing marijuana

Supreme Court to hear arguments in favor of allowing consumption for medicinal ends

International

What the United States’ top spies worry about the most

National intelligence chiefs discuss national security at public conference in Washington

CHINA

China to abolish one-child policy

Restrictions in place since late 1970s were eased in 2013 but failed to meet expectations

CITIZEN SAFETY LAW

Madrid tries to pass off responsibility for collecting fines from “gag law”

Leftist mayor sends sanctions to the central government, which has sent them right back

BULLFIGHTING

European Parliament votes against subsidizing bullfighting sector

But project still needs to overcome hurdles before breeders stop receiving €130 million

OPINION

The frustrations of perfection

Australia may be one of the world’s richest countries, but that doesn’t mean it’s satisfied