FRANCO ERA CRIMES

Extraditions of ex-cops to Argentina may go forward following Cabinet’s move

Argentinean judge is investigating two former officers for torture in the 1960s and 1970s

NÓOS INQUIRY

Princesses’ secretary will remain in Nóos inquiry, rules review court panel

Nóos investigating judge is looking into cash movements in an account held by royal son-in-law

LA LIGA

Winter of discontent for Betis?

Bottom side travels to 19th-placed Rayo three points adrift in relegation battle

PUBLIC FINANCES

State auditor finds irregularities in accounts of National Parks agency

Report laments lack of inventory control over the its extensive assets

PUBLIC FINANCES

Spain’s rating outlook raised by S&P as growth returns

Rating firm predicts that Spain's economy will shrink this year

SAFETY LAW CONTROVERSY

Safety bill calls for 30,000 euro fines for “offenses against Spain”

Cabinet sends proposed citizens’ security law to Congress for debate

A housing bubble, Brazilian style

Home prices in Brazil have surged up by 200 percent since 2008 while access to credit remains stable. The opposite of what happened in the United States and Europe

Editorials

Goodbye to an era

The lifting of Silvio Berlusconi's immunity opens the door to the regeneration of Italian politics

LATIN AMERICA

Peña Nieto plays down the PRD’s withdrawal from the Pact of Mexico

Leftist leader said his party will not return to the bargaining table unless PRI changes its ways

BANKING SECTOR

Reform saves Spanish banks 30 billion euros in capital requirements

Cabinet to allow lenders to transform deferred tax assets into state-backed tax credits

RTVV CLOSURE

Valencia TV signs off with police eviction of workers and power cut

Broadcaster’s staff had pledged to stay on air

FRAUD SCANDAL

UGT head in Andalusia steps down as fraud inquiry grows

Regional government investigates whether labor union illegally received 7.5 million euros

HEALTH

Cuts to HIV programs hindering efforts to combat new infections

Spain has one of the highest incidence rates in Europe, say health professionals

THE CATALAN QUESTION

Rajoy uses Scotland to warn Catalonia about separatist regions

“Any region that becomes independent also becomes a third country, and that leads to many consequences, such as currency issues and border controls.”

OPINION

Swimming upstream

The anathema of fecal implants

CULTURE

Will the classical music produced today still be played tomorrow?

Artistic promoters and conducters warn of a black hole in the future