OPINION

The day of disloyalty

Those who cast ballots in the Catalan self-rule poll supported secession no matter which way they voted

LATIN AMERICA

Mexico’s new generation of cartels

Gangs such as Guerreros Unidos are smaller and rely less on drugs to make money

LATIN AMERICA

FARC members receive indigenous justice in Colombia

Tribe sentences five rebels to between 40 and 60 years in jail for killing two of their leaders

Major pharmaceutical distributor probed over illegal drug exports

Alliance Healthcare at center of inquiry into ring that sold state-subsidized drugs abroad

Scandinavia’s low Costa call centers

Nordic telemarketing firms are seeking to save money by setting up in Málaga

POLITICAL CORRUPTION

Thirty arrests made throughout Spain in latest corruption raid

Politicians, public employees and civil servants allegedly involved in bid-rigging scheme

A mummy on the rooftop

Shocking find at Complutense University Medicine School follows another corpse scandal

INDEPENDENCE BID

Catalan vote: “It was like a soccer game with no referee”

Abstainers explain why they refused to cast their ballots in Sunday’s informal referendum

CULTURE

National Arts Prize winners say “no, thank you” to protest government cuts

Photographer and musician decline awards to highlight “shameful” state of culture sector