REFUGEE CRISIS

Acting PM refusing to appear in Congress over EU-Turkey deal

Despite widespread opposition to controversial agreement, Rajoy denies need to explain move

Madrid councilor won’t resign after guilty verdict for offending Catholics

Rita Maestre, of Podemos and Ahora Madrid, chanted slogans during a topless protest in 2011

OBAMA’S HISTORIC CUBA VISIT

Cubans seeking opportunities put their faith in “Saint Obama”

Havana preparing for a visit by US president, a Rolling Stones concert and a baseball match

US Elections 2016

‘Trump effect’ stirring massive mobilization of Latino voters

New initiatives show Hispanic community is reacting to magnate’s presidential bid

POLITICS

Congress to take government to court after minister’s committee no-show

Acting defense chief fails to turn up for hearing to explain his recent actions

POLITICS

Podemos second-in-command readying move to win control of party

Íñigo Errejón drops out of public spotlight after dismissal of right-hand man by leader Iglesias

FOOD

How celebrity chefs destroy classic Spanish dishes

Many are the foreign chefs who have raised ire with their takes on paella, tortilla and other specialties