11-M ANNIVERSARY

Victims associations come together to mark 12th anniversary of Madrid bombings

Tributes held throughout the city to the 193 victims of the Islamist terrorist attacks

REFUGEE CRISIS

Government agrees to seek consensus before signing EU refugee deal

Acting Prime Minister Rajoy had refused to appear in Congress over controversial plan

CULTURAL HERITAGE

Controversy erupts over castle restoration in Cádiz

Architect says the project followed legal requirements, but activists claim it is a complete disaster

ROAD ACCIDENTS

Police arrest 24-year-old in Madrid for killing cyclist in weekend hit-and-run

The victim, aged 32, is the first person to be killed while using a BiciMAD public rental bike

Spanish parcel service closure leaves 5,000 Ecuadorians without their deliveries

OGC shut its offices in Madrid and throughout Spain this week without warning

LATIN AMERICA

Brazil prosecutors want preventive detention for Lula da Silva

Ex-president is a flight risk and could hinder money-laundering investigation, say his accusers

REFUGEE CRISIS

Majority of Spanish Congress against EU refugee deal signed by acting PM

This is the first time that the lower house has opposed a European agreement

Syrian conflict

Spain to join group of nations negotiating peace in Syria

Russia invites Spanish government to be part of the International Syria Support Group

EL VIAJERO

8 great Spanish Easter break ideas

Relaxing and fun escapes for making the most out of the first holiday of the year