US Elections 2016

Clinton and Trump take convincing victories at New York primaries

Time running out for opponents to catch up to the candidates, who are now clear frontrunners

SPANISH POLITICS

King prepares to meet political leaders in last bid to avert elections

Congressional speaker will hand him list of politicians ready to discuss option of one last investiture vote

LATIN AMERICA

Ecuador hit by new powerful tremors

Death toll rises to 525 as rescue teams begin to arrive from neighboring countries

EPS

Mondragón’s cooperative model adapts to changing times

Two years on from the collapse of its white goods maker Fagor, the Basque group is looking to the future

CRIME

Banks stop paying consumer group after leader held on extortion charges

For years, Luis Pineda asked lenders to take out expensive ads or face negative magazine coverage

VIDEO

Stop thief! Passersby step in to thwart robbery of a bicycle in Las Palmas

The opportunist finds his path blocked as he prepares for a quick getaway

SPANISH POLITICS

Acting government boycotts Congress to avoid criticism from other parties

Popular Party administration argues that it is not accountable to congressional oversight since inconclusive elections

ENVIRONMENT

Madrid plans fines of €751 and up for leaving dog droppings on the street

But City Hall will allow pet owners to exhange hefty sanctions for weekend community work

MOVIES

J. A. Bayona will direct sequel to blockbuster ‘Jurassic World’

Barcelona native will first release another major production starring Sigourney Weaver and Liam Neeson