PAROLE RULING

“The law must be followed,” judges tell victims after release of sick ETA inmate

Vigil held to protest granting of parole to terminal cancer patient Bolinaga

CRIME

Woman killed by Barajas airport carjackers who stole her Porsche

Victim tried to cling on to the vehicle after thieves had beaten her, witnesses report

MEDIA
PUBLIC FINANCES

Belt-tightening regions in line to meet 2012 deficit target

Six-month shortfall was just over half of annual 1.5-percent target, says Finance Minister Montoro

PUBLIC FINANCE

ECB sees Spain’s debt rising above GDP if austerity fails

Bank sees structural reforms as key to sustainability European bailout for banking system main reason for leap in indebtedness

EDITORIAL

Germany green-lights the rescue fund

Constitutional Court approves Berlin’s participation in European Stability Mechanism with conditions

BAD BANKING

Seven banks taken to task over preferred share selling

Market watchdog announces that more lenders will be sanctioned for misleading customers into buying debt

TOWARD THE END OF ETA TERRORISM

Another ETA prisoner with same life expectancy as Bolinaga got early release

Prosecutors did not oppose freeing of Ibáñez Oteiza, nor demand that he reject violence

OPINION

Not just sentimental

Don’t let us fool ourselves; a Greek exit from the euro would shake the very foundations of the Union

CUTBACKS

Austerity to take the shine off National Day military parade

No tanks or traditional flyover this year in order to make savings of 60 percent

Number of Cuban dissidents joining hunger strikes grows

Opposition "Group of 75" demands release of Jorge Vásquez, who should have been freed last weekend

Labor chief launches fight to prevent third term for Argentina's president

Rumors abound that Fernández de Kirchner may try to amend the Constitution

EDUCATION

Report on education and training highlights seeds of future trouble

Spain has highest proportion of inactive 'nini' youths in Europe

Mexico's left split following ex-candidate's resignation

López Obrador leaves PRD but does not rule out third bid for presidency

FOOD AND DRINK

Grape expectations: Madrid wines going for higher quality

Region's vineyards opting for superior product to combat smaller harvests