PROTESTS

Student protestors in Valencia call for general strike

Hundreds converge on regional education department demanding stoppage on February 29

PROTESTS

Authorities move to quell Valencia disturbances

Rajoy says violent clashes are not true reflection of country Marches continue in a more peaceful atmosphere

Bailiffs empty school as children look on

Madrid private education center has 992,000-euro Social Security debt “Some of the teachers were having panic attacks while a number of the kids were crying”

Editorials

An agreed road map

The cross-party accord on the end of ETA is aimed at avoiding counter-productive unilateral initiatives

ECONOMY

Brussels to talk with Spain on new budget deficit target

EC expects economy to shrink one percent this year Rajoy promises “sensible and reasonable” budget for 2012

OPINION

The welfare mirage

The advanced social model has never existed in Spain, where both left and right have played by capitalism's rules

SPORTS

Pau Gasol says sooner better than later for Lakers trade

Spanish NBA star puts in big performance in Wednesday’s win over Mavericks

LATIN AMERICA

The women forced into sex slavery

Brave mother leads campaign against Argentinean prostitution mafias

LATIN AMERICA

Honduran prison fire was accidental

Forensics experts identify all bodies President Lobo pardons inmate "hero"

LATIN AMERICA

Chávez to undergo further cancer surgery

Venezuelan leader says doctors have found a lesion where a tumor was located

LATIN AMERICA

"Being transsexual has helped me get where I am in Mexico"

PRD candidate is running for a seat in capital's assembly

FORMULA 1

The pre-season guessing game

F1 teams are testing in Barcelona, but take no notice of the time sheets

CORRUPTION

Urdangarin case judge cleared of leaks charge

José Castro, due to grill royal son-in-law Saturday, took "appropriate measures"

FOREIGN POLICY

Rajoy gets no concessions on Gibraltar

London refuses to discuss the Rock's future without appeal to its inhabitants

CORRUPTION

"Sorry, dear, but you were paid"

Malaya case linchpin and former mayor of Marbella come to polite blows in court Marisol Yagüe accused of receiving 1.8 million euros in bribes

OPINION

Countdown in Syria

The conflict is proceeding in a new framework: the geopolitical convulsion of the zone, in which Washington has ceased to be the principal and almost the only actor

BUSINESS

Government wants to lessen pain for mortgage default families

Dation in payment could be foreclosure option for poor

ECONOMY

Nation's wealth gap widens as economic crisis grinds on

Only Romania and Latvia have bigger disparities among EU states