LATIN AMERICA

Hague court awards Peru chunk of maritime waters outside 80-mile limit

Decision puts an end to a long-running dispute between governments in Lima and Santiago

ROYAL SCANDAL

State and judiciary team up to manage Princess Cristina’s court date

Royal Household decided best course of action was not to appeal against summons

Editorials

A serious step backward

The EU’s refusal to set concrete objectives undermines the struggle against climate change

HEALTHCARE PRIVATIZATION

Madrid abruptly cancels plans to outsource management at public hospitals

Regional health commissioner Javier Fernández-Lasquetty, the architect of the proposal, resigns Move comes after court rejects petition to lift a cautionary injunction against PP government

international crime

Alleged cyber money-launderer says he is victim of “witch hunt”

Budovsky tells High Court extradition hearing that the US wanted to break his business

ABORTION DEBATE

Justice Ministry circular states abortion law will “benefit the economy”

Document also claims number of terminations has not fallen under current legislation Official figures, however, suggest the opposite

BUSINESS

Madrid airport toll road begins bankruptcy proceedings

Concession holder, which is owned by construction group OHL, has debts of 55m euros

PP'S INTERNAL PROBLEMS

PP leader in Europe Mayor Oreja will not stand in next elections

Veteran spokesman in European Parliament offers no explanation as to why he is stepping down

business

Tourist receipts hit record levels in 2013

The more than 60 million foreign visitors to Spain spent 59 billion euros The average daily spend per person came in at 109 euros

INTERVIEW

“People reject capitalism because they think it is based on shady deals”

Luis Garicano argues that Spain’s institutions need a huge dose of transparency Only then will confidence return to the economy

DRUG POLICIES

Marijuana on the move

Spain is bucking a global trend with its plans to crack down on use of the drug Portugal celebrates different approach with cannabis having been decriminalized on the quiet

SPORT

Racing Santander delivers King’s Cup ultimatum to club president

Players and staff will forfeit quarterfinal tie if entire board does not resign

Burgos protestors point to “The Boss”

Businessman Méndez Pozo believed to be true powerbroker in northern city Construction and media magnate plays down links to ruling Popular Party

POLITICS

European Parliament vice president quits PP over Rajoy’s policies

Alejo Vidal-Quadras says prime minister lacks ”passion” Claims party is drifting dangerously on Catalan sovereignty and ETA

COLUMN

The art of losing

Having done it all my life, I have attained a certain knack of mislaying things

TOWARD THE END OF ETA

ETA inmates’ collective to prioritize elderly for early release

‘Abertzale’ left takes control of prisoners’ affairs after detentions against legal support team

motor racing

A green dream for Aznar’s son-in-law

Alejandro Agag hopes to carve out a name for himself in Formula E

UNIVERSAL JUSTICE

Human rights cases to be shelved under judicial reform

PP’s bill to limit universal justice is aimed at appeasing Beijing Socialists first clipped judiciary’s wings in 2009

Prince Felipe’s Honduras trip delayed nine hours after emergency landing

Royal grounded in Dominican Republic after technical problems are reported on Airbus