bullfighting

Small town mourns “the mouse”

Legendary bull Ratón, who killed three people, passes away at age of 12

ECONOMY

Jobless rate will hit 27 percent, says central bank

Report foresees a return to growth and job creation in 2014

TERRORISM

ETA warns of “negative consequences” arising from Oslo snub

Terrorist group claims government has used disarmament to block talks Ejection of leaders from Norway represents "a step back" in negotiations

EVICTIONS

Mortgage activists to use EU court ruling in their fight to stop evictions

Fallout continues from statements by PP official linking PAH to ETA Platform officials were not at any pro-prisoner rally as some suggest

Editorials

Some relief for the euro

The idea of using the Cypriot bailout as a model for future rescues complicates a balanced pact

TRIBUTE TO A MUSICAL GREAT

"When I die, I don't want anybody to cry"

Bebo Valdés had the gift: he didn't just play the piano, he caressed it

High Court names another ex-PP treasurer as suspect in inquiry

Former Popular Alliance (AP) member, Ángel Sanchís, will have to appear before Judge Ruz

LATIN AMERICA

Capriles clashes with the power of Chávez’s election machine

A short race and vast government resources are putting the opposition at a disadvantage

SOCCER

Ninety minutes to avoid a play-off

Spain travels to Saint-Denis two points adrift of France in battle for Brazil berth

BUSINESS

Tentacles of the Spanish crisis now grope for middle management

Companies are slimming down their organizational structure, cutting out the hierarchy

ARCHITECTURE

Is Madrid's commitment to its heritage just a façade?

The redevelopment of two listed buildings has caused consternation among architects

BUSINESS

Telefónica agrees to pay €135 million in back taxes to Treasury

Amount owed by telecoms giant after audits were taken covering the tax years from 2005 to 2007

TECHNOLOGY

Wry @policía account takes the Twittersphere by surprise

The National Police have become the second most-followed law enforcement agency in the world

Andalusia struggles to fight floods as the well of public funds runs dry

Work has stopped on defenses while damage costs run to €150 million annually

OPINION

Abroad

I never knew the classic ages of living outside of Spain, when messages took months to arrive, and the word "disconnect" had real meaning

Judges' battle over slush fund ledgers inquiry rages on

New arguments cited in fight between magistrates over investigation into PP's illegal activities

ERE SCANDAL

Andalusian leaders drawn into inquiry into layoff scam

Judge believes there is evidence that government officials received kickbacks