TOWARD THE END OF TERRORISM

Denying early release of ETA inmate would have been “breach of law,” says minister

Interior Ministry faces criticism over decision to grant concession to ETA kidnapper

NUCLEAR SAFETY

Possible reactor faults to be probed on Belgian warning

Garoña and Cofrentes plants in Spain could be affected, according to Nuclear Security Council

AIR TRAVEL

Ryanair chief defends safety record of budget carrier

Michael O’Leary says recent emergency landings at Valencia airport not “dangerous”

VUELTA A ESPAÑA

Purito powers to stage win and opens gap on main rivals

Spaniard crossed the line first at the summit finish on Fuerte de Rapitán in Jaca

SOCCER

Real’s 65-million-euro luxury

Kaká left out of Supercup squad and told he won’t play much this season

FINANCIAL REFORMS

Draft decree to include salary caps for executives at failed banks

Bank of Spain to intervene early in lenders that are starting to flag Shareholders to assume losses in financial institutions that receive aid

EDITORIAL

Another confrontation

The absence of an economic authority helps foster conflicts such as that which has occurred between the Finance and Industry Ministries

Samaritan's restoration becomes big news

Woman's handiwork on fresco of Christ in Zaragoza town catches media's eye

TRAVEL

Back to the stone age

The town of Guadix in Granada is proud to be Europe’s cave-dwelling capital

LITERARY HERITAGE

Madrid's historic Café Gijón manages to hold on to its terrace

New manager withdraws offer for site, which doubled that of current owners

LATIN AMERICA

Argentina takes action over biodiesel

Kirchner reacts to Spain's cancelation of imports of the fuel

LATIN AMERICA

Battle for the sacred river

Brazilian court blocks government-backed plans to develop world's third-largest dam Ruling upholds rights of Amazonian Indians on the Xingu river

LATIN AMERICA

Is enmity toward US the real reason for Assange's asylum?

Ecuadorian commentators suggest Correa has other motives

OPINION

Assange, already in jail

The impetuosity of Rafael Correa may well keep Julian Assange imprisoned indefinitely in the Ecuadorian embassy

HEALTHCARE CUTBACKS

More than 1,300 doctors object to immigrant health cuts

Doctors from the Semfyc association say that the new rules contravene their ethical code NGO Médicos del Mundo releases video as part of a campaign against the measure

TOWARD THE END OF TERRORISM

ETA prisoner gives up hunger strike

Cancer patient Iosu Uribetxebarria collapsed on the floor on Wednesday morning

EMPLOYMENT POLICIES

Rise in safety net benefit for some could be at cost of others

Deputy PM says no hike in total social security payment budget