Radical nationalist Basque party calls on ETA to hand over its arms

Sortu confident that terrorist prisoners will seek social rehabilitation

EDITORIAL

Unblocking the Catalan question

Rajoy should open the door to dialogue while Mas should eschew unilateral action

BANKING SECTOR

Savings banks ignore over 80 percent of regulator rulings in favor of customers

Bank of Spain sided 2,838 times with complainant in 2012, but only 519 cases were then resolved

Government moves to facilitate labor force reduction plans

New decree aims to speed up the process and afford more “legal securities”

MISTAKEN PARDON

Police capture convicted pedophile who was mistakenly pardoned

Daniel Galván Viña was released after list mix-up by Moroccan authorities

GIBRALTAR TENSIONS

British PM Cameron “concerned” over Spain-Gibraltar conflict

Brussels warns Madrid that controls at colony border must be “proportionate”

VIOLENCE IN MEXICO

Mexican authorities remain silent after three days of violence

Local newspapers agree not to publish stories about clashes between drug traffickers

MISTAKEN PARDON

Spain awaits arrest warrant from Morocco to detain convicted pedophile

Spaniard asked to serve his sentence in Spain before he was mistakenly pardoned

Scientific research agency CSIC feels the ravages of belt-tightening

Economy Ministry to advance 44 million euros assigned for ongoing projects

OPINION

Democratic illiteracy

Creating stability counted for more than creating a democratic culture during the Transition. The result: an opaque regime that is growing ever more so

HISTORY

Three hundred years of fine writing

Spain’s Royal Academy of Language is celebrating its tercentenary In 1713, a group of Spaniards took it upon themselves to compile a dictionary

BUSINESS

Attracting foreign investment

Sovereign wealth funds take a bigger share of Spain’s leading companies

DIPLOMACY

Britain will move to “safeguard” sovereignty over Gibraltar

Diplomatic tension mounts after Spain tightens border controls