EDUCATION

Government plans 50-percent hike in students' university fees

Rajoy defends austerity reforms as part of “unbeatable recipe” for economic success

MARKET STRESS

Stock market drops below psychological 7,000-point mark

Ibex 35 hits lowest level since 2009 subprime disaster era Risk premium rises slightly to 423 basis points

SOCCER

Raúl on the move: “My future is not in Europe”

Former Real Madrid striker says he won't stay at Schalke 04 next season

CHAMPIONS LEAGUE REVIEW

Euro challengers defy the odds

Real and Barça suffer defeats in the first leg of the semifinals

Widow jailed for husband’s death loses pension

Woman forced to return the more than 32,000 euros she has received since January 2008

POPULATION

Spain’s record immigration levels are consigned to the past

Economic crisis sees large numbers of Latin Americans heading home

LATIN AMERICA

Panamanian leader caught up in international bribery scheme

Ricardo Martinelli battling charges that he received payoffs Italian newspaper publisher reportedly acting for building contractors

LATIN AMERICA

Regional summit ends without statement

Cuba's future attendance and Falklands sovereignty divides American leaders

LATIN AMERICA

Havana tells US to let the Cubans decide their own future

Government criticizes Obama for trying to "give lesson in democracy" US and Canada only countries to reject petition to allow Havana to attend next Americas Summit

LATIN AMERICA

Ex-Venezuelan judge cooperates with DEA in Washington

Eladio Aponto negotiated with US to provide information on drug-trafficking activites of members of President Hugo Chávez's administration

LATIN AMERICA

Argentina's seizure of Repsol arm exposes crude division

Venezuela says it is willing to help Argentina with "all aspects" of nationalization Mexican president warns that expropriation will hurt future investments in Argentina

PALACE CONTROVERSY

Royal apology means a “change of course” in king’s agenda

Palace sources say Juan Carlos will eschew private trips paid for by businessmen

EDITORIAL

An unprecedented gesture

The government and the Royal Household should now get on with the job of modernizing the institution and formalizing their relations

IMMIGRATION

Internment centers not always deportation halfway house

Spain seen flouting European law by locking up migrants it cannot expel