The rise and fall of Mallorca’s nightlife king

For 40 years Tolo Cursach ruled the island’s night scene. But in March he was arrested and taken into custody accused of 16 different offenses. A born card shark, he has found that this time, the odds are stacked against him

CATALAN BID FOR INDEPENDENCE

Spain tells Catalan premier to discuss sovereignty in Congress, not Madrid City Hall

Deputy Prime Minister Sáenz de Santamaría issues an invitation to Carles Puigdemont

Verne in English

English teacher suspended for mocking student exam on Facebook

Woman in Argentina made fun of pupil who answered test question in wrong language

Graft in Brazil

Brazil’s outraged opposition calls for scandal-hit Temer to step down

But opponents of unpopular president face uphill battle in their bid for new popular ballot

CYBERSECURITY

How the WannaCry ransomware attack affected businesses in Spain

Experts believe many companies suffered from infected equipment, but most are keeping quiet

SPANISH POLITICS

Podemos to table confidence vote just 48 hours before Socialist primary

Party leader Pablo Iglesias to run as candidate to replace PM Mariano Rajoy, though success unlikely

CRIME IN SPAIN

A deadly love triangle in Barcelona’s local police force

Two officers have been arrested on suspicion of murdering a third and burning the body in his car