President Michael D Higgins has laid a floral tribute in the cathedral in Santiago de Compostela in memory of those killed in the train crash near the(...)

Spain’s Princess Elena (left), Princess Letizia (rear centre) and Prince Felipe (right) comfort relatives of the train crash victims at the end of a funeral mass at the cathedral in Santiago de Compostela, Spain, on July 29th. Photograph: AP

Minutes past midnight in the square fronting the flamboyant baroque cathedral in Spain’s Santiago de Compostela, a solitary besuited figure looks up. (...)

Francisco José Garzón Amo (52) is taken to court by Spanish police yesterday evening. Conditions of Mr Garzón’s release are that he check in regularly with the court and surrender his passport, say media reports. Photograph: Pablo Blazquez Dominguez/Getty Images

The driver of a Spanish train that derailed, killing 79 people, was released from police custody last night, but still faces unspecified criminal char(...)

Spanish newspaper El Pais published photographs of Galician premier Alberto Núñez Feijóo, taken in 1995 and 1996, with Marcial Dorado Baúlde, who is serving a 14-year jail sentence for drug trafficking. Photograph: Reuters

A senior Spanish politician is fending off calls for his resignation after it was revealed that he once had a close relationship with a notorio(...)