Editorials

A more European Germany

After the elections, Berlin must strengthen its own economy to spur growth in the EU

travel

Ryanair forced to pay up after refusing to let toddler fly

Airline would not let family board because three-year-old did not have passport or DNI

ECONOMY

Bad loan rate hits levels seen before Spanish bank bailout

Non-performing loans rose to a record 11.6 percent in the month of June

business

El Corte Inglés reaches deal to refinance €3.8bn of debt

Agreement will let firm push ahead with development plans

LATIN AMERICA

Santos unable to contain a new strike in Colombia

Farmers, miners, teachers and health workers mobilize for fresh protests

LATIN AMERICA

Guerrero and Michoacán, two lawless states

Two western areas engulfed in a spiral of violence beyond the government’s control

ROCK OF CONTENTION

Brussels to send observers to Gibraltar as dispute widens

Spanish PM asks that mission be expanded to include economic activity Commission says frontier charge would be illegal

OPINION

Dear, detested body

Columnists, like actors, are popularly believed to go on writing or acting come what may

NEW AIRPORT

Often overlooked, Spain’s Teruel finally takes off

A new airport in Aragon will be Europe's largest aircraft repair and storage site, and could become a suborbital air base

TOUCHING HISTORY

The Alhambra that eyes cannot see

Carlos Marín, who is blind, takes EL PAÍS on a unique tour of the Granada palace A new app will also bring previously hidden areas of the complex to light

PRIMERA DIVISIÓN

“It’s very easy to talk when you’re watching the game on TV”

Diego Costa never seems to be out of trouble on the field, but Atlético is happy with its “wonderful” striker

World TRACK & FIELD Championships

Spain’s double bronze in Moscow beats 2011 tally

Few medals but plenty of notable performances as Beitia leaps to third

TENNIS

Nadal regains number-two ranking

Spaniard has won more Masters 1000 titles than any other player

RENEWABLE ENERGY BREAKTHROUGH

Hope for Spain’s ailing biofuel sector

After four years in decline, scientific breakthroughs could help the industry, which employs thousands of people

PP IN CRISIS

Bárcenas’ funds came from “illicit origins”

Investigators say that former PP treasurer's money did not come from art and real estate as claimed