2015 Spanish general elections

Parties reach deal to vote in veteran Socialist as congressional speaker

The Popular Party, PSOE and Ciudadanos will give their support to Patxi López tomorrow

US POLITICS

Obama’s legacy? US President prepares for final State of the Union

Historians and political experts analyze the leader’s time in the White House

SPAIN’S CULTURAL HERITAGE

Access to Altamira cave paintings: open to the highest bidder?

Cantabria government wants to start auctioning off tickets to UNESCO site

SPANISH ROYAL SCANDAL

The eyes of a stubborn woman

I see a lady who has somehow convicted herself even before the court reaches a decision

2015 Spanish general elections

Veteran Basque Socialist could be new speaker in Spanish Congress

PP, PSOE and Ciudadanos head towards agreement over Patxi López

Latin America

Venezuela’s Supreme Court finds opposition-run Assembly in contempt

Decisions by legislative body will be invalid if three deputies are not removed, justices say

NÓOS CASE

Prosecutors present new Tax Agency report defending Infanta Cristina

Document concludes Spanish royal’s infraction is administrative rather than criminal matter

At least 10 dead after blast in major Istanbul tourist area

The explosion occurred in Sultanahmet Square, near Hagia Sophia and Topkapi Palace