THE AMERICAS

Panama celebrates newly expanded canal as a patriotic milestone

The government put its dispute with Spanish-led consortium on hold to commemorate the completion of the troubled project

THE AMERICAS

Leo Messi quits Argentinean national side

Barcelona striker’s decision hastened by team’s failure to win major title for the fourth time

OPINION

The thick-blooded Spaniards

Dogmatism is a feature of any debate in Spanish society, which tends to ideologize everything from politics to bullfighting. The recent repeat elections are a prime example

BREXIT

Brexit: how will it affect Spanish companies in the UK?

Ferrovial, Telefónica, Iberdrola and Santander are all major investors in Britain

SPANISH ELECTIONS

Rajoy says goal is to secure Socialists’ support to form a government in July

But failing that, PP leader is also open to pacts with Ciudadanos and regional parties

CARTOON

Ros

Ros cartoon, June 27, 2016

EDITORIAL

Spain’s priority: forming a government

The PP’s win is a sad affair. Voters sent the PSOE to the opposition, where it should allow a government by whoever has enough votes for it

CARTOON

El Roto

El Roto cartoon, June 27, 2016

SPANISH ELECTIONS

The PP has won the election, but who will help it into government?

Sunday outcome means the Spanish right is stronger and the left weaker, but Mariano Rajoy still needs to reach elusive deals