A wildfire in Canon de Almadenes, one of three sites burning in Cieza, southeastern Spain, early on  August 7th, 2015. Photograph: Marcial Guillen/EPA

A wildfire that officials suspect was started deliberately has forced the evacuation of more than 1,400 people from two towns and two campsites in sou(...)

Madrid’s Plaza Mayor, a favourite with location with tourists, but visitor numbers to the city were down 22 per cent in August compared to the same month last year.
How Madrid lost its mojo

It sits, grey and unpainted, just outside central Madrid, on the city’s northeastern industrial outskirts. With one side of its semi-circular roof til(...)

Brazil’s Paulinho (right) heads  past Uruguay’s Martin Caceres and goalkeeper Fernando Muslera (left) to book final berth. Photograph: Sergio Moraes/Reuters

Brazil 2 Uruguay 1: Paulinho scored with a header four minutes from time to give Brazil a 2-1 win over Uruguay and take the host nation to the final o(...)