Police suspect attempt to fake kidnapping in Asunta inquiry

Rope marks on 12-year-old's body were caused post-mortem, investigators believe

ERE CASE

ERE case judge accuses ex-union boss of consultant insider deal

Magistrate alleges former federation chief received juicy layoff package in exchange for information

THE CATALAN QUESTION

CiU’s Duran warns of “unilateral independence” risk in Catalonia

Congressional spokesman for ruling Catalan party urges political deal

EDITORIAL

Toward the end of the bailout

Brussels confirms that Spanish banks have complied with the requisites for recapitalization

LATIN AMERICA

Recovering Argentinean president slowly begins reassuming control

Video of traffic altercation mars ruling party bloc’s congressional campaign

LATIN AMERICA

Police throw tear gas after violence breaks out at teachers’ march in Rio de Janeiro

Hooded protestors battle with law enforcement officers during rally

WORLD CUP 2014

High drama in World Cup deciders

Mexico benefits from unlikely hand as Spain tops group and Portugal faces playoff

LATIN AMERICA

Guyanese government objects to seizure of research ship by Venezuela

Officials from both countries will meet in Trinidad to resolve dispute

Strasbourg intervenes to stop eviction of 16 families from Girona apartments

Protestors rejoice in Salt as squatters given reprieve at least until end of the month

BUSINESS

Basque white goods maker Fagor calls in the receivers

The company has accumulated debts of 800 million euros

The labels of a politician's wife

Miriam González Durántez is married to the British deputy prime minister, Nick Clegg She prefers to elude the limelight, but now she is doing her bit as a female role model

Basque police officers sentenced to 18 months in jail in ETA Faisán tip-off case

High Court rejects prosecutor’s call for pair to be charged with collaborating with terrorist group

MOTOR RACING

María de Villota's last message

A book written by the former racing driver, who died last week at the age of 33, is now on sale

environment

Is Spain ready to bank on nature?

Developers may pay to offset environmental damage by boosting a habitat elsewhere under a new credit system

politics

Rubalcaba under pressure to hold primaries with "sufficient" timeframe

Party chiefs question Socialist leader's determination to hold out until 2015

opinion

Unfallen dominos

The spectacle of American boys fighting in far-away rice paddies cried out for some geopolitical rationalization

business

Former Pescanova chief denies "deceit" in false accounting case

Fernández de Sousa says claim is "error of interpretation"