TOURISM

Overseas visitors to Spain hit record numbers in June

Country receives over six million tourists for first time

EDITORIAL

Studying gets harder

The drop in the number of grants awarded and higher fees are affecting equal opportunity

INTERVIEW

"Rajoy was lying when he said there was no substance to Bárcenas's accusations"

Socialist Party leader Rubalcaba had considered no confidence vote in Mariano Rajoy

SPORT

Barcelona unveils Gerardo Martino as new first team coach

Argentinean took Newell’s Old Boys, Leo Messi’s alma mater, to title last season

LATIN AMERICA

MiG-21s found on North Korean ship were fueled, says Panama leader

UN inspectors due to survey military equipment on board detained vessel

PORTUGUESE CRISIS

Portuguese markets rally after political impasse lifted

Threat of early elections dissipates after president gives blessing to Passos Coelho government reshuffle

LATIN AMERICA

Chile’s conservative coalition finds itself divided over presidential contender

Sudden resignation of candidate due to depression sparks internal discontent

MOTOGP

Márquez’s turn of the corkscrew

Spanish MotoGP rider beats Rossi at his own game at Laguna Seca circuit

THE PP'S HIDDEN FINANCES

Rajoy to explain “own version” of Bárcenas case in parliament

Prime Minister bows to Socialist leader’s threat of censure motion

EMIGRATION

The Spanish architects building new dreams abroad

Faced with few opportunities at home, growing numbers of recent graduates are moving overseas

EFFECTS OF THE CRISIS

The local councils that are running the risk of bankruptcy

During the good times in Spain, many small towns and villages overstretched themselves financially Since the crisis has hit, many are having to seek urgent solutions to be able to stay afloat

SOCCER

Three names for one bench

Barcelona is set to announce Tito Vilanova’s replacement on Tuesday

BUSINESS

Martinsa Fadesa: the failed real estate giant still walking the tightrope

After suffering Spain’s biggest bankruptcy, firm’s viability is not yet guaranteed

WILDLIFE

Madrid government approves “capture and killing” of raccoons and parakeets

Region says exotic invaders are threat to endemic flora and fauna

Andalusian premier to bow out before term ends, say party insiders

Supporters say José Antonio Griñán made his decision after March 2012 regional elections

ADOPTION ROW

“I lost my child as I don’t speak Spanish”

Galician social services accused of giving children up for adoption without consent

Clubber calls police after overcrowding impedes exit

Officers evacuate 840 people from Madrid nightspot with license for 219 patrons

CRIME

José Bretón sentenced to 40 years for murder of his two young children

Magistrate upholds verdict of jury in case that convulsed Spanish society Ruth, aged six, and José, aged two, put to sleep with tranquilizers before being burned in bonfire

OPINION

The net and democracy

Until Snowden we lived in the illusion that the social networks gave us unlimited capacity for action