AUSTERITY SPAIN

Rajoy wields brutal budget ax to placate EU colleagues

Spending cuts and tax hikes of 65 billion euros biggest in Spain’s modern history Brussels welcomes commitment to meeting deficit-reduction target Labor unions call for protests

AUSTERITY SPAIN

Public sector workers storm Madrid streets to protest government cutbacks

“Violent elements wanted to turn Madrid into Athens,” says Madrid government delegate

SPORT IN CRISIS

Economic hole sucks hard on Spanish golf

Number of European Tour events hosted by country falls from seven to three in one year

CINEMA

This week’s movie releases

Borat creator Sacha Baron Cohen imposes a new reign in 'The Dictator'

CINEMA

“I have a lot left to learn”

After Hollywood disappointment, Elsa Pataky is putting family before career

CINEMA

‘Carmina o revienta’ breaks net records

Multi-platform release of Paco León’s mockumentary is roaring web success

MOUNTAINEERING
BUDGET

Government plans to cut regional deficit targets yet further

But two PP-ruled regions rebel against new limit of 0.7 percent of GDP in 2013

Mayoral aide resigns after making death threats against Spain soccer fans

Bildu official objected to Euro 2012 celebrations in the streets of downtown San Sebastián

OPINION

Wonders of the crisis

Imagine a country where graft and robbery are no longer smiled on and the corrupt “acquitted” by their voters

Editorials

The big adjustment

Rajoy bows to European demands in return for an opportunity to turn the economy around

Videla convicted for baby stealing

Argentinean junta leaders get jail sentences for dirty war kidnappings

Continental carrier born in Latin America

LATAM Airlines now region's biggest

"Hugo Chávez has destroyed our democratic society"

Machado helped found platform against Venezuelan leader

Opposition takes Mexico poll to court

President-elect Peña Nieto accused of vote buying and media manipulation

SOCCER

Civil war erupts at Alavés

2001 Uefa Cup finalist club has launched legal battle against its own players

BLOODSPORTS

Animal rights activists fume as wild boar hunters ride again

Castilla-La Mancha to amend rules to accommodate comeback of "pigsticking"

CORRUPT POLITICS

Veteran Galician PP boss defies attorneys to make corruption claims stick

José Luis Baltar called himself a “father” to his voters and handed over his post to his son

BAD BANKING

‘Caja’ managers intone public remorse at bank's failings in press ad

Novagalicia apologizes in newspapers for financial shambles and abusive sale of shares to unwitting customers