2015 Spanish General elections

Rajoy: “I will be the PP candidate if new elections are held”

Acting PM sends out message to the Socialists and Cuidadanos to form a government

Latin America

Central America comes up with plan to evacuate stranded Cuban refugees

Crisis escalated after Nicaragua refused to let the migrants cross over from Costa Rica


Madrid City Council to build 33 new bicycle lanes in 2016

More than €40 million will be spent on completing the existing network of cycle paths

Latin America

Prison escape of three hitmen sparks political scandal in Argentina

One of the fugitives had accused an ex-Fernández de Kirchner official of drug trafficking


Rita Bosaho: “We have to change the structure of the patriarchy”

Spain’s first black member of Congress outlines her priorities ahead of taking her seat


Territorial integrity of Spain “not up for debate,” says Socialist leader

Pedro Sánchez rules out Podemos’s demand for a Catalan independence referendum


Why Spain’s low-cost gym sector is in particularly rude health

After a six-year slump, the business has picked up growth, according to a new survey