Pablo Casado acknowledges delegates after being elected leader of Spain’s Popular Party in Madrid on July 21st. Photograph: Pierre-Philippe Marcou/AFP/Getty Images

Pablo Casado, the new leader of Spain’s centre-right opposition, has been hit by a growing scandal over how he obtained a masters degree in law, which(...)

 President of Madrid’s regional government  Cristina Cifuentes resigns on Wednesday at a press conference in Madrid, Spain.  Photograph: Emilio Naranjo/EPA

The president of the Madrid region, Cristina Cifuentes, has resigned after a month of scandal culminated in the release of video footage apparently sh(...)

Cristina Cifuentes attends the town hall’s plenary session in Madrid, a day after news broke of the scandal that accuses her of falsifying a university master’s degree. Photograph: Emilio Naranjo/EPA

The president of the Madrid region is fending off calls for her resignation following accusations that she was fraudulently awarded an MBA by a public(...)

Roses are placed to mark the 20th anniversary of the kidnapping and murder of Miguel Ángel Blanco in Ermua, the Basque Country town where he was a Popular Party councillor. Photograph: Luis Tejido/EPA

The victim of one of Basque terrorist group Eta’s most notorious killings, 20 years ago, has been remembered this week, although the commemorations ha(...)

Former Spanish industry minister José Manuel Soria, whose proposed appointment to a  post at the World Bank has sparked outrage. Photograph: Pedro Armestre/AFP/Getty Images

The proposed appointment of a disgraced Spanish former minister to a lucrative post at the World Bank has sparked outrage and threatens to hinder acti(...)

 Riot police officers clash with demonstrators during the March for Dignity in Colon square,  Madrid, Spain, last night in a protest against the economic and social crisis. Photograph; EPA

Hundreds of thousands of Spaniards rallied in Madrid last night against poverty and EU-imposed austerity in a largely peaceful protest later m(...)