Looking into Ana Bella’s mirror

A one-time victim of domestic abuse has created a foundation to help women in the same situation She talks about how she escaped her own personal hell and how she turned an idea into reality


On the trail of Luis Buñuel

Biographer Ian Gibson has spent seven years reconstructing the first half of the life of the great surrealist filmmaker The results finally see the light next month


Spanish acting legend Sara Montiel dies at the age of 85

The first major Spaniard to make a name in Hollywood, she appeared alongside Gary Cooper and Burt Lancaster


Sales of Jenni Rivera records soar

Death in plane crash gives star legendary status


A survivor of the costume drama

Oscar-winning designer Yvonne Blake, who abandoned Britain to take up residence in Spain, talks of the many pitfalls between a sketch and the screen


Carlos Gardel's legend shattered as con artist past exposed

Two forensic experts claim legendary tango singer had a criminal record


“I had to feel history in my bones”

Veteran Spanish journalist Enrique Meneses left his "sordid" country in the 1950s to rove the world, covering major events such as the Cuban revolution