political espionage

Catalan Socialist resigns from party executive over spying case

José Zaragoza provisionally steps down from federal committee after Rubalcaba expresses “repugnance” at political espionage in region

EDITORIAL

Too much of a hurry

Removing the judge from the “Nóos case” may erode the credibility of the Spanish courts

ANALYSIS

The great traitor

Microsoft’s Elop has hollowed out Nokia from within the heart of the Finnish former giant

CRIME

The final 10 most-wanted British fugitives in Spain. Have you seen them?

Police issue call to find individuals accused of murder, drug trafficking and sex crimes, among other charges

REAL ESTATE

Foreigners bring some relief to still-grim housing market

Purchases by non-Spaniards reach a record 17 percent of total transactions in second quarter

LATIN AMERICA

Brazil demands written explanation from Obama over spying allegations

New revelations emerge that US intelligence tapped President Rousseff’s calls

High Court sees no reason to pardon PP youth leader convicted of manslaughter

Judges link Ángel Carromero’s sentence with traffic violations committed in Spain

LATIN AMERICA

US jails ex-Salvadoran military officer who faces charges for Jesuit murders

Former official lied when he applied for temporary refugee status

US OPEN TENNIS

Serena serves up birthday masterclass for Suárez

Number ones deliver double spanking to Spanish surprise packages as Djokovic mauls Granollers

LATIN AMERICA

No hard fellings toward Spain over plane delay, says Bolivia’s Morales

Bolivian president meets with Prime Minister Rajoy just two months after diplomatic incident

AUTOMOBILE SECTOR

Anti-trust watchdog probes suspected automobile sector cartel

CNC’s investigation covers vast majority of manufacturers and several distributors of their brands

culture

"If the government imposes someone I am not happy with, I'm leaving"

Gerard Mortier is the head of Madrid's Teatro Real opera house He has named six foreign candidates to succeed him, but the Culture Ministry wants a Spaniard

PP'S HIDDEN FINANCES

Former PP manager admits being paid money from undeclared donations

Socialist leader says Páez’s statement to judge shows that Rajoy also received under-the-table payments from former PP treasurer Bárcenas

crime

Great drain robbery: police bust gang who used sewer system to rob banks

Father-and-son team would break in through tunnels and then lie in wait

opinion

Screwdrivers

The Popular Party took two personal computers from Luis Bárcenas and had their hard disks carefully erased, rendering them useless as evidence in court

SOCIETY

Minimum age of consent to rise from 13 years to 16

At the discretion of the court, no offense will deem to have been committed when the adult is “close in development or maturity” to the minor