Rio finalizes preparations for its crisis-hit Olympics

Brazil’s difficult economic situation is having a major effect on plans for the Games

“El Niño” lottery hands out tens of millions to all corners of Spain

First prize, worth €2 million each series, goes to ticket number 22654 Roquetas de Mar, which scooped jackpot in El Gordo Christmas draw, among winners again

American couple arrested in Girona after dead child found in their home

Decayed body apparently that of their son, aged around seven, who died four weeks ago

King Felipe calls for firm, united stand against terrorism at military ceremony

Monarch makes no mention of Spain’s political uncertainty as he oversees Pascua Militar

Venezuela National Assembly vows to find ways “to change the government”

Speaker of opposition-controlled house sworn in at ceremony attended by independent press