THE EFFECTS OF THE RECESSION

Valencia man facing eviction throws himself off balcony

Incident occurred just moments before he was to be served with court papers Unemployed man survived fall and is listed in fair condition at an area hospital

Editorials

Sitting on the fence is not acceptable

The General Council of the Judiciary must make its voice heard about the problem of evictions

From zero to anti-apartheid hero

In-Edit Festival line-up includes documentary about the amazing “Mexican Dylan”

THE EFFECTS OF THE RECESSION

Socialists present bill to force banks to grant relief for people facing eviction

Proposed law aims to help families meet debt obligations while remaining in their own homes

Bankia suffers biggest ever loss by Spanish bank

Lender booked a shortfall of 7.053 billion euros in first nine months, suffering huge run on deposits in period

BANKING CRISIS

IMF asks for non-viable Spanish banks to be wound down

Troika approves government’s efforts to restructure the banking sector

Controversial biographical dictionary gets 100,000-euro grant

Polemical entries, such as that of dictator Francisco Franco, have not been altered

OPINION

After the fall

The former Socialist voter may vaguely remember that the party was, at one time, a Spain-wide constitutional party

LITERATURE SNUB

Madrid rebels against Spain's regional financing system

Structure is "incoherent and absurd," writes PP official