Real ‘Killing Eve’ Villanelle screwed up a hit while admiring herself

The terrorist called “the Tigress” had “spectacular” blue eyes and mounds of curly black hair. Idoia López Riaño wore skin-tight jeans and leather jackets, and thought nothing of seducing the officers she was assigned to kill. She was so vain that she once put her entire cell of Basque separatists at risk during an attempted terrorist strike because she was busy admiring herself.


But she was also one of the most bloodthirsty members of Euskadi Ta Askatasuna (ETA), an armed...