Conflict at the shipyard

The precarious situation of Spain’s maritime workers necessitates a deal with Brussels over tax breaks

Father of missing Córdoba kids maintains innocence as trial closes

José Bretón denies murdering his children in revenge against estranged wife Ruth Ortiz


Catalan premier backs down over pro-sovereignty register

Mas admits that creation of “list of adherents” could be misinterpreted after accusations of pressure on citizens


PRI stands to lose gubernatorial race in Baja California

Peña Nieto’s hope of reconquering state lost in 1989 are dashed


Anger at Brazilian politicians’ misuse of official planes

Congress speaker used plane to attend Confederations Cup match


Brussels gets new credit line ready for Portugal

“Soft bailout” prepared to cushion country’s landing when troika rescue package expires in 2014


PP: ex-treasurer cannot back up new “lies”

Conservative lawmakers divided over potential for Bárcenas’ revelations to sink ruling party


Atlético seals deal for David Villa

Real Madrid eyes Sociedad star midfielder Asier Illarramendi

The night Spain wanted to search Evo Morales’ plane

Bolivian president recalls the 14-hour ordeal after four nations closed off their airspace Spanish ambassador tried to find out if wanted US whistleblower Snowden was on board


Police capture British drug dealer at home in Alhaurín de la Torre

Fugitive attempted to elude agents by hiding in secret panic room


Back to Baden-Baden

Summer in Madrid does not have to be a bad option


Amateur cycling: the latest doping victim

Banned former professionals are taking over fun events such as the grueling Quebrantahuesos

Madrid miracle: horse honors dead trainer

Normally steady Achtung rips through the field to win Spain's biggest race


Nine passengers killed after bus driver falls asleep at wheel

Civil Guard arrest 54-year-old for causing Ávila crash, the worst accident of its kind in Spain for five years

Financial Education

“Just like drugs and sex, we have to educate children about money”

María Jesús Soto has written a book that will give youngsters a grounding in finance

A new business model

Whatever coworks

Madrid plays host to a range of venues for freelancers and creatives to flourish


“A crisis with per capita income of $30,000 is not like one with $5,000”

Chief economist of the Inter-American Development Bank discusses the effects of the global slowdown on Latin America

National Ecology

A wake-up call from the farmyard

Almost three-quarters of Spain's indigenous animal breeds face extinction

Gibraltar’s landfill policy under fire

Spanish environmental groups oppose development project that threatens local marine ecosystem