CORRUPTION SURVEY

Spaniards flunk politicians on fight against corruption

Survey shows one in four people in Spain believe problem has worsened in past 12 months

SPANISH POLITICS

Spain’s opposition joins forces against government education law

Move to stop standardized testing shows Rajoy can no longer ram legislation through Congress

MUSIC
BRAZIL

Post-Olympic Rio de Janeiro faces mounting unrest as austerity bites

Falling oil prices and lack of investment are pushing the state to the brink of bankruptcy

ELPAÍS.CAT IN ENGLISH

Elpais.cat launches English-language project

Students from the Pompeu Fabra University will be adapting content about Catalonia into English for an international audience

ART

Mysterious Frida Kahlo painting turns up after six decades in hiding

The early work bears all the hallmark intensity of the artist who lived with pain her whole life

BUSINESS

Colombian government takes over Spanish-controlled power firm

Move comes after Gas Natural Fenosa refused to pay suppliers of distributor Electricaribe

US ELECTIONS

Mexicans fear for future after Trump threats to block money transfers

US president elect warned he could halt remittances to make Mexico pay for border wall

ARCHEOLOGY

Spanish-led mission finds mummy near Egyptian pharaoh’s temple

Myriam Seco’s team uncovers coffin of high-ranking official at Thutmosis III sanctuary in Luxor