Portuguese doctors strike over new work contract

Only emergency and life-saving procedures carried out as medics protest part-privatization of sector

BUSINESS

Top company managers earn more despite the crisis

Drop in earnings across Ibex 35-listed firms does not translate into salary cuts for executives

Editorials

The Parot Doctrine is not valid

Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg finds the retroactive rule inadmissible

Lukewarm response from markets to new austerity drive

Risk premium remains over 500-basis-point mark

INDUSTRIAL DISPUTE

"Black march" meets thin blue line as Madrid mining protest turns ugly

Seventy-six injured in clashes between marchers and police in capital

ENVIRONMENTAL CATASTROPHE

The bitter ashes of Valencia

The recent fires have been blamed in part on the continuing exodus from the countryside So who will look after the land?

MEDICAL FRAUD

Baby cord stem-cell conman caught after concerned family raises alarm

Scamster left legitimate company and set up fraudulent firm using false documents