TOWARD THE END OF ETA

Spanish High Court rules out investigating ETA for genocide

Judges rule that Basque terrorist group did not single out certain groups in crimes

OPINION

Paraguay conquers happiness

The South American nation is the happiest country in the world, according to a Gallup survey. But it is also one of the most unjust and corrupt

CATALAN ELECTIONS 2015

Radical CUP party rules out unilateral independence declaration

Group says it will not support Catalan premier Artur Mas’s reinstatement

CATALAN ELECTIONS 2015

Spanish PM offers Catalonia “dialogue” within bounds of law

But Mariano Rajoy’s new offer to “listen and talk” stops short of discussing sovereignty Germany calls on Catalan politicians to respect Spanish and European laws

Is it safe for women to walk the Camino de Santiago alone?

Authorities have been playing down risks of pilgrimage route in wake of US tourist’s murder

CATALAN ELECTIONS 2015

Just 12 hours after elections, doubts mount about future of Artur Mas

Partner in Junts pel Sí bloc avoids coming out in support of the current regional premier Meanwhile, CUP’s Anna Gabriel has already said that he “is not indispensable.”

PAPAL VISIT

Flags of Latino pride wave off Pope Francis from United States

Hispanic-American community makes itself seen at the pontiff’s final Mass in Philadelphia

CRIME

The average convict in Spain: male, 35, Spanish – and a bad driver

Theft and bodily harm most common crimes among juveniles, according to a new report

Editorials

Defeat and victory

Sunday’s vote in Catalonia was an electoral triumph but a failure as a plebiscite

CATALAN ELECTIONS 2015

PM to hold firm on approach toward Catalonia despite PP’s poor results

Center-right party positioning itself as the only group that can guarantee the unity of Spain

CATALAN ELECTIONS 2015

Mas vows to push on with secession despite winning just 48% of vote

Current premier calls on detractors of independence to respect outcome of Sunday's vote