A mosque, a cathedral, and also a beer

Church officials in Córdoba run into trademark trouble with brewer of “Mezquita” ale

Heritage

Church must return Córdoba mosque to public domain, say ex-mayors

Former officials call for inventory of all properties “illegally” appropriated by diocese

HERITAGE

Battle for the Mosque of Córdoba

Andalusian government disputes bishopric’s ownership, control and management of the building, a symbol of coexistence between civilizations

CRIME

José Bretón sentenced to 40 years for murder of his two young children

Magistrate upholds verdict of jury in case that convulsed Spanish society Ruth, aged six, and José, aged two, put to sleep with tranquilizers before being burned in bonfire

Jury finds José Bretón guilty of murdering son and daughter

Father put children to sleep before incinerating bodies, says verdict Prosecution is asking for 40-year sentence

Father of missing Córdoba kids maintains innocence as trial closes

José Bretón denies murdering his children in revenge against estranged wife Ruth Ortiz

justice

Police officer testifies against father accused of murder of two children

Agent tells court of Bretón's erratic behavior and the confession he retracted

BRETÓN TRIAL

“He was completely obsessive. The children came to fear him”

Missing Córdoba youngsters’ mother testifies in murder trial

JUSTICE

Father of missing Córdoba kids tells murder trial he did not drug them

José Bretón takes the stand on the second day of his murder trial

MURDER CASE

José Bretón trial: jury sworn in for missing Córdoba kids case

Defense lawyer: “My client is not capable of hurting anyone" Prosecutor "in no doubt" accused murdered his two children

RUTH AND JOSÉ

Judge accuses father of missing Córdoba children of premeditated murder

Until now José Bretón had been accused of their forced disappearance

MISSING YOUNGSTERS

Reconstructing the dark hours before Bretón children’s disappearance

Police trace father’s steps, but still don’t know what happened at estate

MISSING CHILDREN

Bretón ordered by judge to return to scene of bonfire where remains were found

Father of missing children maintaining innocence despite forensic reports

“He was planning his strategy to have his children disappear”

Police and judicial reports reveal the extent of José Bretón’s plotting