SOCIAL WELLBEING

Almost 28% of Spanish population at risk of poverty or social exclusion

New survey using 2015 data shows average household income grew 2.4% to €26,730 from previous year

TECH NEWS

US giant Petco buys Spanish start-up for at least $10 million

PetCoach, an advice website about domestic animals, has grown exponentially in three years

VENEZUELA

Venezuela’s opposition rejects government offer of regional elections

More than three weeks of protests have left 23 people dead: new march planned for Wednesday

ROBBERY

A heist made for Hollywood: armed gang robs millions in daring Paraguay attack

Military-style operation brought chaos to Ciudad del Este as gunfire and blasts broke out across city

Cartoon

El Roto

El Roto cartoon, April 25, 2017

Cartoon

Ros

Ros cartoon, April 25, 2017

POLITICAL GRAFT

Has Spain finally seen the last of Esperanza Aguirre?

After 35 years in politics, this key figure in the ruling Popular Party resigns for the third time

Corruption

Spanish PM silent on corruption after ruling party veteran steps down

Rajoy, currently in Brazil, refuses to comment on Esperanza Aguirre’s decision to resign

Terrorism

Four suspects in Barcelona arrested over links to Brussels terror attacks

Catalan security forces have carried out raids across greater Barcelona metropolitan area