Refugee crisis

“They treated us like terrorists,” claims freed Spanish aid worker

Three Seville firefighters helping refugees in Greece charged with human trafficking

VERNE IN ENGLISH

Colombian policewoman becomes unlikely hero after breastfeeding abandoned newborn

Luisa Fernanda Urrea hits headlines after “mother’s instinct” prompts her to interrupt her vacation, put on her sister’s uniform and attend to child

Inequality

The 20 richest Spaniards hold as much wealth as the poorest 30%, says new Oxfam report

Spain among EU nations that have seen the biggest rise in inequality since start of crisis

ARCHITECTURAL HERITAGE

Madrid left in the dark over Edificio España project

Chinese-owned Wanda Group has reportedly backed out of plans to rebuild historic structure

OPINION

‘Compromise’ — a simple word without a Spanish translation

The concept seems largely unknown in Hispanic culture, but Spain’s politicians would do well to learn its meaning

CLIMATE

Spanish researchers warn of dangers to vulnerable from cold weather

Crisis means growing numbers of elderly and homeless at risk when temperatures plunge

Latin America

Mexican ex-governor held in Madrid prison on money-laundering charges

Humberto Moreira is also a former president of Peña Nieto’s governing PRI

The Spanish town that is sinking into the earth

Illegal work to create network of caves in Navalcarnero will cost “millions” to repair

NEW ERA IN SPANISH POLITICS

Juncker calls on Spain to form stable government as soon as possible

But European Commission president avoids voicing preferences for makeup of executive

POST-ELECTION PACTS

61% of Spaniards want parties to broker deals and avoid new election

Latest Metroscopia poll shows only Socialists will lose votes if ballot has to be repeated