POLITICS

Rajoy met with Basque premier to discuss the end of ETA

Urkullu proposed formation of cross-party group to discuss disbanding of the terrorist group

CANAL IMPASSE

Panama accuses Sacyr consortium of paralyzing waterway expansion project

Spanish builder insists problem is one of liquidity and offers to co-finance cost overruns

IMMIGRATION

Politicians demand better conditions at immigrant detention center

Barcelona facility has seen deaths of three detainees but Popular Party praises the institution

Editorials

The right steps to take

Peña Nieto mobilizes the Mexican state against organized crime and violence of all kinds

PP and PSOE lose ground in latest CIS survey

UPyD gathers support while citizens are most concerned by unemployment and corruption

Spanish vessel breaks in half in rough seas off the French coast

Rescue team is dispatched to evacuate the 12-member crew

INTERVIEW

“I ended up alone for refusing to be mutilated”

Janet Naningoi wants her experience to serve as an example to other girls

media

Catalan public TV committee resigns over coverage of staff hostage protest

Demonstrating employees kept TV-3 directors locked up for 12 hours

latin america

Peña Nieto unveils state rescue plan

Mexican president earmarks $3.4 billion for investment and social programs in troubled Michoacán

latin america

Fernández calls on unions to monitor price controls in supermarkets and stores

Argentinean leader launches full attack on labor groups as economy slumps

ECONOMY

Spanish services sector grows at fastest pace in over six years

Companies increase staffing levels for first time in 70 months

INDUSTRIAL DISPUTE

Top court sides with passengers suing over wildcat air traffic strike

High Court ordered to explain initial rejection of joint suit or admit complaint from 2010 stoppage

JOB MARKET

Portuguese unemployment falls for third quarter in a row

Jobless rate declines to 15.3 percent in final three months of 2013

soccer

Ronaldo handed three-match ban for violent play

Real Madrid star free to play in tonight’s cup clash against Atlético

IMMIGRATION

Interior Minister admits to “isolated” cases of illegal migrant handovers

Video shows sub-Saharan immigrants being expelled through border fence to Morocco

EXHIBITION

Your city needs you!

Madrid exhibition ‘We Traders’ is encouraging people to protest a bit less and act a bit more The show highlights 25 civic initiatives from five European countries

CANAL IMPASSE

Sacyr accuses Panama Canal officials of “breaking off” talks after deadline passes

Spanish firm demands waterway authority fork over $50 million to cover workers’ salaries

PLANETA FUTURO

Missing the big migratory picture

The movements of people who leave their homes to seek a new life are changing direction Europe’s closed-doors policy could be a big mistake

EDUCATION

School principals “in no rush” to heed court call to teach Spanish

Ruling came after families took action over schools' insistence on teaching classes in Catalan

OPINION

Better off with ETA?

The disappearance of the Basque terrorist group is meaning the loss of the political right's practical whole raison d’être