Podemos supporters at Puerta del Sol square: Saturday’s event was unusual in that it made no specific demands of the government. Photograph: David Ramos/Getty Images

Up to 100,000 Spaniards turned out in Madrid on Saturday in support of Podemos, the anti-austerity party that hopes to emulate its Greek counterpart(...)

The remains of a coffin with ‘M.C.’ on it are displayed on a table in the crypt of Madrid’s Las Trinitarias convent. The coffin was found during a search for the remains of Don Quixote author Miguel de Cervantes. Photograph: Madrid City Hall/Sociedad Aranzadi/Reuters

The discovery of a centuries-old coffin beneath the floor of a Madrid convent has led experts to believe that their search for the remains of Miguel d(...)

This is not a jazz recording, in the same sense that Magritte’s pipe is not a pipe. Such are the conundrums presented by this literal, note for note t(...)

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos: ‘Can you improve upon something as highly evolved and well-suited to its task as the book? And if so, how?’ Photograph: Emmanuel Dunand/AFP/Getty

In a garage outside Seattle 20 years ago this summer a one-time Wall Street trader called Jeff Bezos made a decision that would change the retail w(...)

 Louis Van Gaal at Old Trafford prior to a Champions League match between Manchester United and Bayern Munich in 2010. Photograph:Alexander Hassenstein/Bongarts/Getty Images

There is a famous story about Louis van Gaal from his time at Bayern Munich. Van Gaal had insisted from the start on two major protocols at team meals(...)

Art handlers adjust “In the Omnibus”  by French artist Honore Daumier at Dublin’s Hugh Lane gallery. The painting was stolen in 1992. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA

After an absence of more than 20 years, a drawing in watercolour and gouache by French realist master Honore Daumier, returned late last year by the C(...)

The Government announced that an ambitious (and controversial) plan to export wind energy from the midlands to Britain has foundered. Photograph: Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/Getty Images

Two separate but connected events yesterday conspired to focus minds on an issue that has been comparatively neglected in recent times but shou(...)

Lily Cole, who says working in fashion opened her eyes to thinking about economics as a vehicle for change Photograph: John Lamparski/WireImage 3:29

Lily Cole is an unlikely Don Quixote for the 21st century. The 26-year-old English model and actor has appeared in big budget films and on the (...)

A woman licks a statue of Sancho Panza underneath a state of Don Quixote at a monument that honours Miguel de Cervantes, one of Spain’s most important literary figures and author of the famous novel, Don Quixote, at Madrid’s Plaza de Espana. Photograph: Susana Vera / Reuters

He may be one of Spain’s literary heroes, but during his life four centuries ago, Miguel de Cervantes could have been considered something of “(...)

Terry Gilliam on the set of new film The Zero Theorem: “I don’t hate technology. I just hate the religion around it”

‘I’ve been in bed for three days so that I could get myself well enough to actually speak,” rasps Terry Gilliam into his tea. Maybe so. But, pr(...)