CATALAN SELF-RULE

Catalan government to press ahead with referendum despite Socialists’ cold feet

Ruling CiU group proposes independent assessment of Socialists' proposals

Editorials

Constructive political approaches

More than 40 percent of Spaniards say they don’t vote, or don’t know which way to vote

Maduro steps up “petro-diplomacy”

Venezuelan president on whirlwind tour of region to shore up support for his electoral win

AIR SHOW ACCIDENT

Two firefighters on duty at Cuatro Vientos aerodrome when fatal crash occurred

Section chief had complained to superiors about shortages Facility chief says legal minimums were covered

SOCCER

Mourinho launches broadside at Casillas in rare press appearance

Real Madrid boss suggests out-of-favor keeper would prefer an “easier to handle” coach

IMMIGRATION

Spaniards move to Germany in record numbers last year

Close to 30,000 packed their bags and headed to the European economic powerhouse

Buenos Aires and Borges’ fervor

An illustrated volume of the Argentinean author’s first book comes to light

PUBLIC FINANCES

Portugal sells 10-year bonds for first time since bailout

Surprise debt auction coincides with latest Lisbon visit by troika inspection team

ECONOMY

A thousand days of austerity

It is now three years since Europe-imposed cutbacks were first imposed on Spain With rampant unemployment, the country's suffering has never been more acute

LA LIGA REVIEW

Drama of the drop will wring strugglers dry

Barça poised to celebrate Liga title as Real Madrid faces Málaga in midweek clash

TOWARD THE END OF TERRORISM

Joint security raids net six most-wanted ETA members

Organization’s logistics apparatus “dismantled,” Interior Minister says

MADRID MASTERS TENNIS

Suárez downs Stosur in Madrid

Spaniard scores top 10 win in opening round of Masters

Two escape jail after suicide distraction

One is a Spaniard while the other is a Venezuelan national. Both were serving sentences for robbery

"To these people, our crisis is nothing"

Growing numbers of Africans are risking their lives crossing the Strait of Gibraltar Clandestine immigration is on the rise again, mostly in flimsy rubber dinghies

CYBERCRIME

Wanted hacker becomes talk of town

Residents of Granollers had no idea that the odd foreigner with the orange van in their midst was the Dutchman accused of launching the biggest cyberattack in history

opinion

Non-intervention

The patchwork of the Syrian civil war is more complex than those of the Spanish and Balkan wars, and threatens to detonate further trouble in the Middle East

NÓOS CASE

Palma court suspends Princess Cristina’s subpoena in Nóos probe

Magistrates deliver majority ruling to keep king’s daughter from taking stand as official fraud suspect

Residents call for end to air shows after fatal crash in Madrid

Locals complain that planes "fly extremely low over our houses"

HEALTH CUTS

Surgery patient has knee brace removed after failing to cover cost

Orthopedic item taken from Adrián García, 23, while he was still in his hospital bed