REGIONAL POLITICS

Catalonia defies Madrid on activities of overseas representatives

Region plans to increase its foreign contacts

Lloret de Mar deputy mayor detained in Russian money-laundering investigation

Josep Valls was in charge of city planning between 2003 and 2011

Editorials

An agreement to generate employment

Investment to encourage job creation is more effective than a trickle of tax incentives

Fuentes opens doping can of worms

Key Puerto suspect confirms he treated athletes from sports other than cycling

Two main parties reach accord on victims of hybrid financial share products

PP, Socialists agree on committee to examine individual cases

"Your baby is dead. It's the best thing that could happen to you"

Carmen Díaz is facing a legal battle to find out if her child was stolen in 1979

BUSINESS

Santa Claus leaves retailers without Christmas cheer

Sales fall annual 10.7 percent in the month, the worst performance in 20 years

Royal secretary named as suspect in Nóos scandal

Advisor to king’s daughter Princess Cristina denies involvement in case

POLITICAL CORRUPTION

What lies inside Bárcenas' boxes?

The judicial net is closing around the former PP treasurer The question worrying many is exactly what will he reveal about his party's finances

HEALTHCARE

Constitutional Court suspends copayment on prescriptions in Madrid

Decision follows similar move in Catalonia

INDUSTRIAL ACTION

Madrid airport T4 cleaners join strike at other terminals

Labor union officials say employers want workers to accept a cut of 40 percent in wages

Learning to drive the long way

Frustrated by the monopoly of driving schools, Gabriel Lucas went it alone

OPINION

Blackmail or suicide?

Insensibility, ignorance, disconnection - it's as if Cameron's Cabinet were made of up journalists from the tabloid newspaper The Sun