POST-ELECTION PACTS

Socialist chief admits new elections inevitable, blaming PP and Podemos

Pedro Sánchez tells reporters after meeting with king that “change has been delayed by two months”

LATIN AMERICA

Confusion reigns over number of missing after Ecuador earthquake

Official numbers contradict reports by relatives, as citizens turn to social networks to locate loved ones

POST-ELECTION PACTS

Socialists come up with last-ditch offer in bid to avoid new elections

The main opposition party has accepted nearly all of the policy points proposed by Valencian group Compromís

LATIN AMERICA

Venezuela’s Supreme Court throws up new obstacles to Maduro ouster

Opposition is exploring every legal means to early end for Socialist leader’s mandate

PANAMA PAPERS

PRISA takes legal action against three media outlets for libel

La Sexta, ElConfidencial.com and ElDiario.es linked chairman Juan Luis Cebrián’s name to the Panama Papers

GAME OF THRONES

Spanish effects firm reveals the secrets behind ‘Game of Thrones’

El Ranchito is the company responsible for the digital trickery in seasons five and six

AUSBANC SCANDAL

Leader of Manos Limpias union wants to withdraw all court cases

Move would have direct effect on legal action against the Spanish king’s sister, Cristina

HISTORY

Madrid’s forgotten Metro lines

Deep under the capital are disused stations and abandoned tunnels dating back to the 1930s