SPANISH ELECTIONS 2015

Rajoy suggests there could be “a surprise” on December 20

Conservative incumbent says he is preparing his upcoming debate with the Socialist rival

Latin America

Kirchner refuses to attend new president’s inauguration ceremony

Dispute over the logistics of the handover of power fuels political tensions in Argentina

VERNE IN ENGLISH

The Spanish hairdresser who uses a samurai sword and blow torch

After a video showing stylist Alberto Olmedo at work went viral, we dared head over for a trim

IMMIGRATION

11 African migrants drown trying to reach Canary Islands by boat

Fewer undocumented travelers now attempt to journey from west Africa to archipelago

Latin America
SPANISH ELECTIONS 2015

Ex-PM González joins campaign fray with attack against Podemos

Former Socialist leader questions credibility of Pablo Iglesias’s emerging leftist party

CHARITY

Where are Spain’s multi-millionaire philanthropists?

The country’s super-rich are far from matching the generosity of Zuckerberg and Gates