Copayment for medicines pushes up inflation to 2.2 percent in July

The increase took place despite domestic demand remaining weak

Risk premium eases further on euro crisis hopes

US Treasury Secretary Geithner starts tour of Europe to offer support

LONDON 2012

An Olympic uniform not made in Spain

Athletes, the fashion industry and the public alike have all reacted with dismay on seeing the designs that Spanish athletes will be wearing at the London Games

ECONOMY

Government puts more bite into transparency legislation

Deputy PM declines to give definition of "bailout"

EDITORIAL

Reconsidering severance pay

Compensation for top officials who step down cannot become a perquisite

SOCCER

Revenue row threatens Liga start

Half of the top division has rebelled against the status quo that hands Real Madrid and Barcelona the lion's share of broadcasting rights income

CULTURE

Café Gijón bids adieu to its terrace

Historic Madrid cultural meeting place loses out to higher bidder

SPORTING HEROES

From goals galore to the grapes of leisure

When not scoring for Barça or Spain, Andrés Iniesta likes to hang out in his village, where he makes wine

ENVIRONMENT

Madrid wants cabbies to turn green

City Hall sets new regulations that aim to create an environmentally friendly service with exclusive pick-up points for so-called ecotaxis in the capital

RURAL CORRUPTION

Plasenzuela's dirty secrets

For two decades this tiny rural community in Extremadura siphoned off millions of euros in state, regional, and EU funding based on non-existent projects

OPINION

Saving face

Mariano Rajoy's election promise of transparency and truthfulness unfulfilled

HEALTH REFORM

Mental health of women key issue in abortion cases

Gallardón's reform proposal aims at a return to pre-socialist law