Editorials

The Emilio Hellín case

The Interior Ministry’s employment of a convicted criminal calls for a full investigation

MUSIC

The optimistic musical tourists

Despite the crisis, a number of foreign musicians have chosen Spain as their home

UPyD deputy stirs up controversy with comments on gender violence

Former actor Toni Cantó wrote on Twitter that most complaints by women are “false”

Brussels accepts Spain's changes in creation of single supervisory body

EC vice president Neelie Kroes says she is satisfied with the proposed amendments

THE PP'S HIDDEN FINANCES

Former PP treasurer to sue party for unfair dismissal

New twist to ongoing controversy contradicts assurances that Bárcenas left post in 2010

Restorers in Barcelona uncover drawing by teenage Picasso

Charcoal work was discovered on cardboard supporting portrait of his mother

HOUSING MARKET

Mortgage market suffered worst year in 2012 since bubble burst

Number of home loans granted declined to lowest level in the current crisis

HISTORY

Guarding the legacy of Al-Andalus

Ismael Diadié fled his native Mali after saving 7,000 priceless documents

FINANCIAL MARKETS

Spain “extremely concerned” about Italy jitters as risk premium rises

Stock market falls sharply on fears of post-electoral instability in euro zone’s third-largest economy

CRIMINAL COVER-UP

The murderer who's working for the Spanish Civil Guard

Hellín Moro was jailed for killing a 19-year-old woman his far-right group believed was a terrorist

HEALTHCARE

Why premature babies in Spain are being deprived of skin-to-skin contact

Just 45 percent of hospitals allow parents 24-hour access to their newborns

CLÁSICO PREVIEW

Double dose to quell the doubts

This week's two 'clásicos' will help define Barça and Real's seasons

opinion

Harping on the past

Starting with the prime minister, Spain’s leading politicians are not facing up to the real issue of today

fiscal engineering

Apple declares losses in Spain despite booking record turnover

Technology giant did two billion euros’ worth of business in 2012, but local units avoid paying tax

ANTI-EVICTION MOVEMENT

Galician judge blocks eviction of 85-year-old woman

Aurelia Rey´s case hit the headlines when members of protest platform battled with police

Editorials

Leftover undemocratic habits

The Basque radical left is still refusing to formally demand the dissolution of ETA

the future of catalonia

Socialist rift forming over Catalan self-rule consultation

Former PSOE leadership contender Chacón says she will be voting against “separatist” motion