US PRESIDENTIAL ELECTIONS

Spain’s Rajoy congratulates Donald Trump

Spanish PM praises "vitality" of US democracy on a day which saw markets slump then rebound

EDITORIAL

Darkness falls in Washington

Trump victory is terrible news for a Europe facing external threats and an internal identity crisis

US PRESIDENTIAL ELECTIONS

Mexico, the US and the myth of the good neighbour

Election night in the US has left a very bitter taste in the mouths of many Mexicans

FILM

The odyssey of Syria’s war children into an unwelcoming Europe

Argentinean filmmaker Hernán Zin follows the fortunes of a group of 20 youngsters fleeing conflict

COLOMBIA

Trump victory casts doubt over future US role in Colombian peace talks

President Obama had supported talks with FARC and promised $450 million for post-conflict development

SAUDI ARABIA

Spain’s parties split over royal visit to Saudi Arabia

Key warship-building contract at stake, but opposition wants King Felipe to talk human rights

LATIN AMERICA

Vatican slaps down anti-gay movement led by Mexican bishops

Papal nuncio calls for dialogue over plans to enshrine same-sex marriage in Constitution

ABORTION

“The doctors’ right to object nearly cost me my life”

Health system ordered to compensate woman who lost uterus after hospital refused to carry out abortion

BUSINESS

Primark feels effects of Brexit as profit margins dip

But fashion retailer notes good performance of Spanish market, its second largest after Britain

ECONOMY

Spain will “easily” meet EU deficit target for 2016: Economy minister

But Luis de Guindos hopes it will not be necessary to slash €5.5 billion from the budget