Taxi drivers fare less well from the airport to central Madrid

New 30-euro fixed tariff comes into effect, but some drivers are still cutting corners

THE CATALAN QUESTION

EC chief Barroso tells Catalonia self-rule vote is Spanish issue

Breakaway premier Mas had written letter to drum up European leaders’ support for referendum

ENERGY SECTOR

Suspension of power tender was well founded, minister insists

Watchdog finds irregularities but no signs of collusion

TOWARD THE END OF ETA TERRORISM

Eight arrests as Civil Guard moves against ETA’s “prisoners’ front”

Interior Minister describes apparatus as final operative arm of terrorist organization Two lawyers among those detained

ECONOMY

Household savings rate falls further as income drops

Families cut back on spending in third quarter of last year

OBITUARY

Marina Ginestà, 94, the defiant militia girl with the gun

The star of the iconic 1936 photograph passes away in Paris

political corruption

Convicted former Balearics premier avoids being sent to jail

Regional court allows Jaume Matas to remain free until government rules on pardon

PUBLIC FINANCES
LATIN AMERICA

Mexican government acknowledges talks with self-defense groups

Peña Nieto administration explains it wants to prevent self defense forces from breaking laws

Editorials

The ‘infanta’ in court

The decision to summon Princess Cristina to testify is a sign of a stable democracy

latin america

Venezuelan beauty queen’s murder triggers crackdown on crime

Maduro calls governors together after actress and ex-husband are gunned down

CANAL CRISIS

Sacyr consortium asks for $400 million to continue Panama Canal project

Waterway authority offers to advance 183 million dollars

ABORTION DEBATE

PP deputy congressional speaker calls for free vote within ruling party on abortion

Celia Villalobos says she “represents many people who are against” the proposed restriction on terminations

ELECTRICITY

Watchdog rules out fines for power companies involved in auction

CNMC publishes conclusions after finding no evidence of manipulation or collusion

ROYAL SCANDAL

Dinnerware, dance classes and party organizers: the expenses Judge Castro wants to quiz Cristina about

Magistrate has found evidence to suggest royal couple set up “front company to commit fraud”

food

Finding treasure in the trash

How consumers and supermarkets can help cut down on a waste of resources

opinion

Punishable offense

The phrase "I love my country" is invariably grandiloquent, opportunistic and fallacious, and uttered to please a jingoistic element

Rave reviews for US-Spanish comic that foresaw Snowden scandal

Prescient publication 'The Private Eye' is only available to online readers