Editorials

Iberian warrior women in London

Female successes at the Olympic Games are cause for reflection in the Spanish sports world

GOVERNMENT

Elected officials cannot be fired, says State Council

New rule would only apply to those appointed

SOCIETY

City Hall locks garbage containers to avoid "humiliating" scramble for food

Some remain sceptical about motives for new initiative

BUSINESS

Tapping into the cellphone wallet

Contactless pay terminals are still rare in Spain, but the technology is on the up

FOREST BLAZES

Two more fatalities as series of wildfires rage across Spain

Thousands evacuated on La Gomera island as blaze spreads Flames consume large swaths of land across the country

CRIME

Triggerman arrested for female officer's killing after robbery

Suspect detained after post-office raiders opened fire on Madrid police patrol during getaway

ROYAL SCANDAL

Prosecutors come up with new evidence against king's son-in-law

Court may ask Urdangarin and partner to post multi-million-euro bond for money they received

DRIVING

Not so much as a can of beer

Spain's road-safety agency says it is considering a total ban on drivers drinking before getting behind the wheel