POLICE ABUSE

Civil Guard anti-corruption crusader busted for forcing his way into brothel

Sergeant has been suspended for five days without pay over an incident dating back to 2012

BANKING

Supreme Court orders Bankia to pay up over “inaccuracies” in prospectus

Decision could pave the way for thousands of other investors to get their money back

Latin America

Brazil mobilizes 220,000 troops to help fight Zika virus

The offensive comes weeks before Rio de Janeiro will host its Carnival celebrations

Latin America

Venezuelan capital takes top ranking as most violent city in the world

Murder rate now stands at 119 victims per 100,000 residents, says Mexican NGO

MUSIC

Neil Young to headline new major Madrid festival

Mad Cool aims to compete with Benicàssim and other big Spanish music events

CRIME

17-month-old hurled out of Vitoria apartment window dies in hospital

Mother says she found the suspect sexually molesting the infant

SUPERMARKETS

Mercadona reveals suppliers to fight claims of ditching Spanish produce

Supermarket chain says online accusations it is favoring low-quality imports are “false”

POST-ELECTION PACTS

PP corruption cases set to hinder negotiations with Ciudadanos

Emerging party warns scandals will make reaching governing agreement more difficult

VERNE IN ENGLISH – FIRSTHAND STORIES

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