Tourism

Spain’s tourist sector breaks new records with 47.2 million visits

The figures up to August are the strongest ever seen, with 9.2m visitors last month alone

TOWARD THE END OF ETA

Top ETA chiefs arrested in France

David Pla and Iratxe Sorzabal made up part of Basque terrorist group’s leadership Third boss Josu Ternera is not among the four detained despite early reports to contrary

Latin America

Pope Francis’s US visit underscores divisions among nation’s Catholics

Pontiff due to arrive from Cuba, where he refused to criticize Castro regime

Employment

Spanish youths take longer than average to find first job — report

Spaniards take six years to find a post, while young Danes take just two, OECD study finds

ECONOMY

Madrid and Catalonia attract 88% of foreign investment in first half of 2015

Investor confidence boosts national inflows to €8.5 billion, a 73% rise from first half of 2014

ANIMAL RIGHTS

Animal activists file complaints over Toro de la Vega security failures

Hunt organizers released 500kg bull despite warnings that protestors were inside the circuit

VERNE IN ENGLISH

Facebook comment lands locksmith in trouble under new ‘gag law’

Post complaining about “coffee-drinking” police deemed to breach new security legislation