DOPING IN CYCLING

Armstrong banned for life

Spanish cyclists reflect on “sad” case of cyclist who “never tested positive”

REGIONAL ELECTIONS

Leftist AGE becomes third Galician force

Leading Socialist demands that PSdeG leader throw in the towel

REGIONAL ELECTIONS

PNV takes first ETA-free elections

Nationalists win 27 of the 75 seats in the Basque parliament

Editorials

Electoral messages

While the PSOE sinks, Rajoy breathes easy, but he is now facing a radicalized Basque Country

REGIONAL ELECTIONS

Galicia win gives Rajoy breathing space

Prime minister gets few months of calm as he looks ahead to a possible bailout Regional premier Feijóo’s victory puts him first in line as next PP leader

Son wants answers after mummified remains of mother found in apartment

Woman’s body lay undiscovered for two years despite attempts to enter property

OPINION

Obama’s secret weapon

In a tight race, data mining may hold the key to the White House

Socialists stick by leader despite heavy electoral defeats

No question of Rubalcaba’s “resignation” raised at emergency meeting after Basque and Galician polls

SHOOTING SPREE

Double murderer of El Salobral commits suicide after standoff

Juan Carlos Alfaro killed a 13-year-old girl with whom he was having a relationship and a bystander in the Albacete town

CULTURE

Resistance springs from the shelves

Members fight against funding shortages to maintain library's vibrant program

PROPERTY MARKET

Home loans granted drop to record lows

Mortgage market remains in the grip of high unemployment

EDUCATION

Parents come down hard on cuts

Final day of students' strike saw children of all ages stay away from schools

ANALYSIS

Until voters cry "enough"

This economic crisis will change things for ever, and the best way to prepare for that uncertain future is through education

MUSIC EDUCATION

Cutbacks in music sound a sour note

Drop-out rates soar as government funding dries up and school fees increase

DEBT CRISIS

Brussels revises upward Spain’s deficit for 2010 and 2011

New figures take into account bank capital injections, unpaid bills

OPINION

The McGuffin

The paradigm of the McGuffin is in The Maltese Falcon, perhaps the most garrulous movie in the history of cinema

OPINION

The Europe of fear

Bureaucrats and states believe the idea of a federal Europe truly based on the citizens' votes is a mirage

REGIONAL ELECTIONS 2012

Galician victory for PP gives Rajoy a much-needed shot in the arm

Majority of Basques choose nationalist parties with EH Bildu the second-largest force with 25 percent of the vote