EDITORIAL

Europe needs a new monetary policy

The region’s economy requires fiscal stimulus

MEXICO

Mexico presents education reform despite teacher opposition

New model is scheduled for introduction in the fall of 2017, and will not eliminate evaluations that have triggered protests by dissident labor union

US ELECTIONS

Ted Cruz booed at Republican National Convention after refusing to endorse Trump

Texas senator failed to support the GOP nominee, reopening old wounds within the party

EL PAÍS SEMANAL

Spain observes 30 years in EU club amid growing euro-skepticism

Austerity measures have blurred many people's appreciation for decades of benefits from development funds; the time has come to reflect on how far the country has come since it joined, and what its future commitment to the union is

REAL ESTATE

Chinese developer exits Spanish market with sale of landmark Madrid building

Spanish group Baraka on track to buy Edificio España for €272 million, although the transaction is not confirmed yet

CARTOONS

El Roto

El Roto cartoon, July 22, 2016

SPANISH POLITICS

Manifesto calls on Spain’s politicians to avoid third election

Almost 50 artists, intellectuals and former politicians tell party leaders to make the sacrifices to form a government

SOCIAL SECURITY

Spain’s Audit Office says €300 million a year being paid to deceased pensioners

Social Security questions figures, but admits that there are errors in the systems used to cross check deaths with retirees in receipt of state pensions

CULTURAL HERITAGE

Is this Spain’s new Ecce Homo?

Amateur restorer in Peñaranda de Bracamonte ‘ruins’ a 17th-century sculpture