BÁRCENAS' SECRET PAPERS

Attorney general calls for “complete” ledger inquiry

Bárcenas’ predecessor denies seeing PP payments sheets in statement before prosecutor

politics

Aguirre’s closed-door tirade against PP leaders reveals deep party rifts

Health chief should have been sacked by now, says Madrid’s former premier

URDANGARIN PROBE

Judge swoops for duke’s palace after he fails to pay bond

Court set to embargo Urdangarin and Princess Cristina's Barcelona mansion

Spanish PP sees end of line for fishing as EC rules on discards

Strasbourg gives green light to end practice of throwing unwanted catch back into the ocean

Editorials

Ratings agencies called into question

The lawsuit filed against S&P points to a new model that defends the interests of investors

CRIME

Mexican police question eight over Acapulco sex attack

Still no arrests relating to rape of six Spanish female tourists in their resort bungalow

This week’s movie releases

Guillermo del Toro presents Mama, the creepy debut of Argentina's Andrés Muschietti Gael García Bernal stars as a Chilean adman in Pablo Larraín’s Oscar-nominated No

J and C and the director makes three

Made with her own money, Isabel Coixet’s emotional latest features a cast of just two

TENNIS

Nadal back in swing with victory

World number five makes winning return to singles action at the Chile Open

BASKETBALL

Gasol waits on foot injury tests to see if season is over

Lakers star flies back to Los Angeles as teammates prepare to take on Celtics

Mother who used “lost” credit card avoids jail sentence

Government pardons 28-year-old who stocked up on diapers and gasoline

When fair trade rags are a scam

Most of Madrid's clothes-recycling bins are put in streets by pirate operations, says consumer organization Charity organizers encourage cautious giving

education

High-school dropouts flock back to the classroom as crisis hits hard

Youth unemployment has shot up to 55 percent during the recession

Culture

A debut worth waiting for

Late starter Jesús Carrasco's 'Out in the Open' is the literary debut of the year

Buy me, I’m “Made in Spain”

Brands such as Balay, Renault and Hero are highlighting the Spanish origin of their products to win over consumers Price most influences purchases, research shows

CATHOLIC CULT

The Virgin who made a realty killing

Protected by the Church, the followers of a Madrid seer are amassing a million-euro fortune

More gas buildups feared under Pemex’s offices

investigators ruled out the blast being caused by explosives

Argentina holds Britain liable for “likely” Falklands oil disaster

President attacks IMF for sanctions over figure fudging

54-million-euro check found in Iran ex-official’s luggage

Former finance minister caught with Venezuelan bank draft

The music died the day Kombo Kolombia played its final dance tune

Mexico shocked by the murders of 14 band members, executed by narcos

US team looks into air crash that killed a Paraguayan presidential contender

Oviedo was returning from a campaign rally when his helicopter went down

BÁRCENAS' SECRET PAPERS

Former PP treasurer Lapuerta denies existence of secret party accounts

Judicial sources say 85-year-old backs Bárcenas in asserting: “The accounts were always official”

OPINION

Who is more powerful, Merkel or Murdoch?

The future of Britain in Europe, and that of the EU itself, depends in part on this battle

FINANCIAL MARKETS

Slush fund scandal pushes up Treasury’s borrowing costs

Debt-management agency exceeds issue target at bond tender Risk premium approaching 400-mark