LATIN AMERICA

Mexico’s First Lady to sell her controversial luxury home

Angélica Rivera defends the president’s “integrity” and denies any conflict of interest

INDEPENDENCE BID

Top prosecutors support legal action against Catalan premier

But regional spokesman warns prosecution over self-rule vote will bring “ridicule” to Spain

Five women die a violent death every day in Mexico

Authorities refusing to acknowledge existence of a problem, advocacy groups claim

INTERNATIONAL

Israel criticizes Congress vote in favor of recognizing Palestinian state

Declaration “pushes away further chances of reaching an agreement,” says statement

Concern grows over health of Spain’s Duchess of Alba

The 88-year-old aristocrat is unconscious and suffering from pneumonia

Defense minister defends navy’s actions against Greenpeace protestors

Armed forces acted in “absolute proportion” in preventing boats from reaching Repsol ship

Repsol begins searching for oil off Canary Islands coast

Firm says “extreme” safety measures are in place for work to find crude 3km below sea

Singer Isabel Pantoja to serve jail time after appeals fail

Veteran Spanish star told to report to prison within three days to begin two-year term

POLITICS

PM calls on opposition to “get serious” and detail plans for federal state

Socialist leader says new model would help resolve issue of Catalan independence drive

Editorials

A significant step

Congress’s vote urging the Spanish government to recognize Palestine should not be viewed as side-taking

New search for Lorca’s grave begins

Andalusian government says its only aim is to mark burial sites, not exhume bodies