GIRONA WILDFIRES

“What would the rest of us do?”

Survivors of the Alt Empordà wildfires pay tribute to local residents who helped in the disaster Citizens came out in force to rescue trapped motorists from a steep cliff on which two people died

Minister’s son victim of assault in Brazil

Close friend of José Ruiz-Gallardón Utrera was shot dead in robbery

FINANCIAL CRISIS

Spanish financial markets remain under siege

Risk premium near euro era highs, stocks fall to 2003 levels

FINANCIAL CRISIS

Treasury gets by tender hurdle at a price

Government exceeds target at T-bill auction but borrowing costs rise

EURO CRISIS

Portugal cuts deep into public sector deficit

PM says he would rather lose an election than turn his back on austerity

Editorials

Unsustainable pressure

The ECB’s inaction lacks solid reasoning and can only be understood as a means of punishment

OBITUARY

Gregorio Peces-Barba dies at 74

One of the founding fathers of the Constitution, university professor and politician

INTERVIEW

"Power has shifted from elected representatives to financial moguls"

Former Prime Minister Felipe González gives his views on the euro crisis

OPINION

Well done, man

The Barclays affair shows how financial institutions prefer to make easy money by bending the rules

LONDON 2012

Waiting for the queen

Spain's most talented swimmer has yet to win a world or Olympic medal

HERITAGE

New tales from the Alhambra

After a decade of restoration, the official re-opening of the Court of Lions is only a few days away. EL PAÍS revisits the heart of the most visited monument in Spain

CIVIL UNREST

Police keep people's house of laws barricaded from its own citizens

Government fears dark images of officers charging at protestors rushing Congress

FINANCIAL CRISIS

Catalonia joins Valencia and Murcia in seeking help from central government

Economic powerhouse has 42-billion-euro debt but did not give a figure for bailout request