Editorials

Safeguarding pensions

The government must quickly design a thorough overhaul to prevent a breakdown of the system

POLITICS

Former Defense chief wants Socialist primary to be held “as soon as possible”

Chacón warns that party will not return to power by offering people "more of the same"

AIRLINE SECTOR

Minister hits turbulence over Iberia LatAm flights

Soria says it is "unacceptable” that Madrid travelers will have to reach Havana via London

PATENT LAW

Spain remains outside EU’s proposed patent plan

Top European Court lawyer rules against Spain, Italy on language issue

TENNIS

Nadal to return in Abu Dhabi

Former number one will test knee at year’s end invitational

Top court suspends Xmas bonus of Basque civil servants

Navarre assembly approves extra monthly payment

Treasury eases past bill tender

ECB’s Draghi to explain debt market intervention program to Spanish lawmakers in Congress at the beginning of next year

OPINION

Catholic and elitist

The education reform is designed to demolish the legacy of secularization and underline national linguistic unity

HEALTHCARE

The revolving door

Movement of directors and administrators between government and healthcare companies shows the ever-tightening links between the private and public sectors

ART

Drawn by the flames

Cuban art collective Los Carpinteros is seeking to set Madrid's Matadero cultural center alight with their forthcoming incendiary installation of some 600 meters of luminous woodwork

Mr Fix-it: the former plumbing firm owner who became a fraudulent asset stripper

Ángel de Cabo has been arrested for his role in the collapse of Marsans travel group He is rumored to have made use of threats and extortion to line his pockets