Editorials

Is Italy becoming ungovernable?

The elections leave the country politically gridlocked, and its traditional parties battered

royal scandal

Urdangarin judge believes Nóos associate’s emails are genuine

Royal son-in-law shown to be engaged in suspect institute dealings after king had warned him off

POLITICS

Finance minister insinuates opposition parties haven’t paid taxes

Socialist spokeswoman describes Montoro’s remarks as unacceptable

tennis

Nadal facing hard facts: “My priority is to play Indian Wells”

With lingering pain in his knee, Nadal is hesitant about switching to harder courts

PARTY POLITICS

Prominent Socialist Chacón assumes mediator role in party’s Catalan rift

Former defense minister backs PSC leader’s call for king to abdicate but abstains in self-rule vote in Congress

BUSINESS

Repsol sells LNG operations to Shell for 5.1 billion euros

Anglo-Dutch firm to pay 3.375 billion euros in cash and assume associated debt

CULTURE

Recreating a Nazi fantasy

Alberto de las Heras' 'Germania' examines the capital Hitler dreamed of creating

A NEW TRANSITION

Rebuilding the future

EL PAÍS has put forward 10 reforms that would transform the country Leading intellectuals share their thoughts on this "Second Transition"

ECONOMY

Rajoy reveals public deficit last year was 6.7 percent of GDP

Prime Minister says belt-tightening performance has served to increase confidence in Spain

HEALTHCARE

Spending cutbacks see prisoners denied new hepatitis C treatment

Interior Ministry instructs head doctors to establish quota system

OPINION

Chavism is here to stay

Some think that with the death of Chávez, his regime and party will crumble. But the reality seems to be otherwise