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Court upholds ban on replacing Atlético stadium with high-rises

City of Madrid will appeal the decision in a bid to go ahead with a longstanding plan to move the soccer club to La Peineta

Second ex-Andalusian premier to leave politics over ERE case

Anabel Díez Madrid

Manuel Chaves to follow in footsteps of José Antonio Griñán in move demanded by opposition parties blocking the investiture of Socialist regional premier Susana Díaz

Quarter of Spaniards think the Sun revolves around Earth: new survey

Thirty percent think humans coexisted with dinosaurs, but scientific literacy is improving, according to the report

Fuel oil starts to wash up at popular beach on Gran Canaria

Txema Santana / Manuel Planelles Las Palmas de Gran Canaria 1

But authorities are yet to confirm whether it is coming from a Russian trawler that sank nearby over a week ago

Goytisolo with the king and queen at Thursday’s ceremony / E. P.

Cervantes winner laments parlous state of Spain

Juan Goytisolo, who was speaking in front of the king, spoke passionately about social justice and cited new party Podemos

Builder paid UK ambassador €354,000, says Tax Agency

London envoy Federico Trillo and PP deputy Vicente Martínez-Pujalte admit to performing outside consulting work while serving in Congress


Spanish jobless figures up slightly in first quarter of 2015

Around 114,300 jobs were lost and the workforce shrank, although year-on-year figures show positive growth, according to latest active population survey

Blood found on meat grinder belongs to missing woman

Investigators to search another property for remains of 55-year-old Argentinean, who was renting a room from the arrested suspect in Madrid town of Majadahonda

Federico García Lorca pictured in the 1930s. / marcelle auclair

Lorca murdered “after confessing,” says report

Document compiled 29 years after his death describes arrest and killing of poet, whose remains have yet to be found

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Venezuelan lawmakers ban ex-PM González from entering country

President Maduro threatens to denounce Spain for “financing terrorism.” Spain’s Foreign Affairs minister responds by recalling ambassador from Caracas for “consultations,” a vigorous form of protest in diplomatic circles

PM defends decision to grant tax amnesty and keep names secret

Mariano Rajoy says he found out about the arrest of ex-IMF chief and PP heavyweight Rodrigo Rato through media

Tax Agency uncovers €20 billion of Spanish capital in Switzerland

New obligation to declare foreign assets sheds light on offshore wealth, but revenue office is keeping quiet about ongoing investigation into affairs of ex-IMF chief Rodrigo Rato


Supreme Court upholds dismissal of Tibet genocide investigation

Spain’s top tribunal also shelves other China-related case in wake of changes to the universal justice doctrine

The City of Arts and Sciences in Valencia. / Bernardo Pérez

Valencia’s herd of white elephants

The landmark City of Arts and Sciences is millions over budget, unfinished, and plagued by corruption scandals

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The photo sent to Verne by Toni Sánchez to prove his identity.

How a GoPro lost in the Thai ocean has been reunited with its owner

A software developer used the social networks to track down Spaniard Toni Sánchez in just a day – with a little help from EL PAÍS page Verne

Lemons as a cancer cure? Congress to debate state TV “health tips”

Programming on broadcaster TVE has caused controversy over unscientific remedies discussed on daytime shows

“Have you seen a peloton?”

Tunisian cyclist has to borrow cellphone to track down fellow riders after getting lost during Tour of Castilla y León


This week’s movie releases

Russell Crowe turns director with ‘The Water Diviner,’ as Al Pacino plays an actor on the verge of a nervous breakdown in Philip Roth adaptation ‘The Humbling’


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Volcanic eruption in Chile sees thousands evacuated

Authorities hand out food and blankets and warn that the Calbuco could spew out more smoke and ash in coming hours

Mexican teenager’s terrifying mistaken identity ordeal has happy ending

Girl. 14, was taken to US after woman wrongly identified her as her daughter

Petrobras bribery scandal has cost oil firm €1.8bn, says CEO

The state-owned petroleum giant has put a price tag on corruption

Brazilian woman given four years for racist slurs

María Martín São Paulo

São Paulo case sets precedent for majority black community, say lawyers

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