Socialist Pedro Sánchez loses first investiture vote

Second poll, at which prime ministerial candidate will need a simple majority, to be held Friday


Rolling Stones to play concert in Cuba for very first time

President Obama to visit the island four days before, as relations with US continue to thaw

US Election 2016

Super Tuesday sees Trump and Clinton edge closer to nomination

The New York mogul and former state secretary win by wide margins at primaries


Royal Household filed Princess Cristina’s tax returns, husband claims

King’s brother-in-law tells trial that his company was set up to “channel his fees”


Sánchez suffers harsh attacks from PP, Podemos during investiture debate

Second day of Pedro Sánchez’s bid to be voted in as prime minister characterized by ridicule and scorn from his political opponents

Homeless man teaching English in Barcelona bars inundated with help

Hungarian-born Laso is on verge of attaining his goal of flying to London to start a job


Unemployment grows by 2,231 people in month of February

Number of workers registered as out of work hits 4,152,986 in second month of year


Resort of Torrevieja once again named Spain’s poorest town

Six of the country’s wealthiest municipalities are in greater Madrid


Lena Dunham says sorry to Tentaciones (and gets a free subscription)

The creator of the show ‘Girls’ backs down after accusing EL PAÍS supplement of retouching her photo