HISTORY

"I hope Odyssey has learned its lesson over treasure"

Canadian researcher delighted at Spanish triumph in legal battle

PROFILE

A sharp tongue that ignited outrage

PP politician still under fire for Congress outburst

ECONOMY

Recession tightens its grip, says Bank of Spain

Output shrank 0.4 percent on a quarterly basis after contracting 0.3 percent at the start of the year

Editorials

Crime and punishment

Munar’s conviction strengthens the principle that there is no impunity for graft

EMIGRATION
ENVIRONMENT

Heirs to Defense Ministry ghost airfield slap "for sale" sign on protected areas

One of last pristine stretches of Mar Menor coast offered up to highest bidder

ROCK OF CONTENTION

Gibraltar objects to “unlawful” detention of two people on boat

Civil Guard say craft’s occupants were illegally fishing for tuna

Four killed and 12 injured in Girona wildfires

Interior minister argues for stronger criminal penalties after cigarette butts emerge as cause of blazes

DIPLOMACY

US wants Spanish military bases deal extended to 2021

Defense minister travels to Washington to negotiate terms

FINANCIAL CRISIS

Markets suffer Black Monday as regions clamor for financial help

Spanish risk premium hits highest level since single currency introduced Regulator’s ban on short selling allows stocks to recoup some losses