CATALAN DAY

Foreign minister expresses “concern” over Catalonia’s massive turnout

García-Margallo calls for “investigation” into why region wants independence Arrests made after rightwing protestors gatecrash event in Madrid

Editorials

After the shouting is over

The Catalan and Spanish governments must seek a solution to the malaise over independence

latin america

Mexico’s teachers hold their ground in capital’s main square

Peña Nieto wants them to leave the Zócalo before Independence Day observance

A FAILED BID

Madrid mayor rules out bid for 2024 Olympic Games

Ana Botella jokes with journalists about famous "café con leche" quote and defends efforts "A country that punishes those who try is a country without any initiative," she says

BUSINESS

Beer company Damm wins battle for control of Pescanova

Damm’s proposal for the new board structure receives support of 70.8 percent of shareholder voting rights

Failed by Spain, the victims of Franco’s dictatorship seek universal justice

A group of Spaniards is hoping for legal redress in Argentina, before it's too late

SCIENCE

Rocket science on a shoestring

Students secure 800,000 euros in funding for a space research mission

PROPERTY

Why cash deals rule in real estate

Thanks to a fall in prices, many savers are opting to buy houses outright

OPINION

Bin Laden’s shadow

Even if the West, weary of apparently unsolvable problems, washes its hands of the dirty business that goes on there, Osama bin Laden is laughing in his grave. And he will go on laughing for years.