INDEPENDENCE BID

Madrid seeks ways to appeal Catalonia’s alternative self-rule vote

Government asks state lawyers to examine if new November 9 poll breaks any laws

Are visitors, or Mother Nature, damaging Altamira’s cave paintings?

Spain’s Culture Ministry has been handed conflicting reports on preserving the Unesco site

Both Brazilian candidates support reforming an ungovernable Congress

But Rousseff and Neves disagree on how to bring order to body with 28 parties

LATIN AMERICA

Frente Amplio leaders clash as Uruguay election campaign ends

Row comes as polls show Mujica and Vázquez’s leftist coalition could lose presidency

This week’s movie releases

Mad Man Jon Hamm prepares for life after Don Draper in sports drama ‘Million Dollar Arm’

ROCK OF CONTENTION

Madrid, London and Gibraltar to resume talks on an ad hoc basis

Andalusian regional government representatives will also be involved in discussions

The Spanish guru of recycled fashion

Javier Goyeneche’s Ecoalf brand has won over high-profile celebrities in the United States

INDEPENDENCE BID

Catalan government pressures mayors by email to help with November vote

Only five villages are refusing to lend out local premises for the substitute referendum