Spanish Tax Office turned up major irregularities in failed firm Gowex

Investigation into company also discovered massive diversion of funds to accounts in Costa Rica

Raid targets Madrid-based Camorra clan

More than 30 arrests made so far in joint operation between Spanish and Italian authorities

Foundation linked to new party Podemos received €3.7m from Hugo Chávez

Party leaders sat on board of a Spanish not-for-profit that advised Venezuelan leader for a decade

BANK SCANDAL

Caja Madrid hid report on preferred share risk

Independent study pointed out the high volatility of product sold to bank clients

THE BLESA CASE

Judge allows former Caja Madrid chief to keep his passport

Blesa hit by protestor’s placard as he leaves court

THE BLESA CASE

Ex-Caja Madrid chief came under pressure from Aznar family

Miguel Blesa was being persuaded to use influence to purchase art collection

BUSINESS

Bank of Spain was too passive over Bankia disaster, says report

Document was commissioned by the Anti-corruption Prosecutor's Office The text speaks of watered-down criticism by the central bank of management

Kickbacks-for-contracts Scheme

Socialist government had to pay Gürtel-linked firm for Aznar trips

Popular Party begins series of crisis-management meetings in wake of ex-treasurer Bárcenas being jailed

PP'S HIDDEN FINANCES

PP alleged to have used ghost firms to funnel donations in 1980s

Five ex-officials confirm details outlined in ex-treasurer’s documents

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Detectives hired to tail “walking time bomb” Bárcenas in 2011

Barcelona detective agency brought in as PP officials realized that former treasurer was a threat

PP'S HIDDEN FINANCES

Businessmen in slush fund papers told to appear before High Court

Popular Party may have civil liability if donations are found to be illegal, says judge

BANKING CRISIS

Former central bank governor feared euro exit over Bankia collapse

Miguel Ángel Fernández Ordóñez told judge overseeing probe that crisis “tarnished” the image of Spain’s financial sector

THE PP’S HIDDEN FINANCES

Bárcenas files complaint against PP for workplace maltreatment

Legal crossfire intensifies as ex-treasurer's old employer sues EL PAÍS over ledger publication

CORRUPTION SCANDAL

Bárcenas scandal deepens as police investigate alleged theft

Officers turn up at PP headquarters after ex-treasurer files complaint Judge seeks to include slush fund ledgers in Gürtel inquiry

BÁRCENAS' SECRET PAPERS

Anticorruption prosecutors subpoena PP’s tax records from the past 13 years

No criminal offenses likely as payouts did not exceed 120,000 euros

BÁRCENAS’ SECRET PAPERS

Top PP officials shown to have taken payments on the side

Ledgers reveal that PM Rajoy was apportioned annual sum of 25,200 euros for 11 years Documents include donations from construction firms and businessmen implicated in Gürtel

POLITICAL CORRUPTION

What lies inside Bárcenas' boxes?

The judicial net is closing around the former PP treasurer The question worrying many is exactly what will he reveal about his party's finances

DIRTY MONEY

Tax amnesty brought 40 billion euros to light, minister says

Final figure means average fine on hidden assets was three percent Madrid PP politician López Viejo shown to have held Swiss accounts

PP FINANCES

Where did former PP treasurer Bárcenas come by 22 million euros?

Associate says investments in art and stock form basis of politician’s Swiss stash

PP FINANCES

Bonuses paid out among PP officials spawn deep crisis inside the party

Bárcenas collected fees and delivered donations to the organization’s leaders, including former PM Aznar

POLITICAL ESPIONAGE

Justice minister was also focus of Madrid political spying

Gallardón allegedly monitored while mayor of capital, says witness

POLITICAL ESPIONAGE

Civil Guard officer names those responsible in Madrid spying case

Witness tells judge he was pressured by region’s security chief Former interior commissioner “was well aware” of espionage

CORPORATE CRIME

Bailed-out banks chief among Díaz Ferrán's creditors

Jailed former business leader owes more than 400 million to lenders and hotel chains

THE MINUTES FROM THE BOARD MEETINGS AS DISASTER STRUCK

Directors accused Bankia's auditor of keeping a lid on ruinous accounts

"No one has told us about any shortfall over the past 18 months," say executives "It is unusual to formulate accounts without an audit report," says chairman