WEATHER

Flooding claims two lives as heavy rain hits southeastern Spain

Victims die after being swept away by high water as wild weather continues to take toll

LATIN AMERICA

Church holds out begging bowl for Rio’s Christ the Redeemer statue

The crisis has hit the iconic sculpture, but some are surprised the monument requires financial help

LATIN AMERICA

The Venezuelan retirees trapped in Spain with no pension

Authorities in Caracas have stopped payments, exposing thousands of vulnerable expats to poverty

LATIN AMERICA

Trump removes name from Brazil hotel named in criminal investigation

President-elect cites construction delays as reason for decision to strip branding from building

SPANISH POLITICS

A year on from elections, Spain’s new parties fight to stay relevant

Podemos and Ciudadanos have been effectively sidelined in the new Congress

URBAN TRANSPORT

Uber rolls out premium Tesla taxi service in Madrid

Online car service will offer electric vehicles with internet access via a tablet