BRAZIL ELECTIONS

Intellectuals warn against a Bolsonaro victory in Brazil

Noam Chomsky, Bernard Henri-Lévy and others highlight the danger to Latin America's largest country if the far-right candidate wins the runoff on Sunday

GRAFT

Spain’s ex-IMF chief asks society for forgiveness as he walks into prison

Rodrigo Rato today began his four-and-a-half year sentence in connection with a corporate credit card scandal involving €12.5 million in embezzled money

CORRUPTION

Switzerland froze four bank accounts over probe into Spanish arms sale to Saudi Arabia

Investigators at the Spanish High Court say bribes were paid by state company Defex to secure arms contracts

Catalonia

Catalan independence leaders to be tried in the Supreme Court

Former deputy premier Oriol Junqueras and 17 others are likely to see the inside of a courtroom early next year

SPANISH TIMETABLES

The clocks go back this weekend, but could it be one of the last times?

Daylight Saving Time ends on October 28, but the European Union has proposed abolishing the practice in 2019

SEXUAL VIOLENCE

Soldier in La Manada gang-rape case is discharged from army

Spanish defense authorities rescind their contract with Alfonso Jesús Cabezuelo over 2016 sexual abuse of an 18-year-old girl

CARTOONS

El Roto

El Roto cartoon, October 25, 2018

JUSTICE

DNA tests cast doubt on Spain’s “stolen baby” network

In 81 results, the remains of newborns suspected of being given away under the Franco regime genetically matched their parents

CLIMATE CHANGE

The chilling extinction of Spain’s last glacier

The frozen expanse of Monte Perdido is receding at an alarming rate and could disappear within three decades