BARCELONA FC

Johan Cruyff’s butterfly effect on Pep Guardiola

Manchester City coach praises his mentor at launch of Dutch soccer legend’s autobiography

COLOMBIA

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos wins Nobel Peace Prize

News comes as surprise to many after Colombian voters rejected peace deal in plebiscite

MEXICO

The Mexican town that even the federal government fears

In Turícuaro, impunity is the law of the land as trainee teachers and locals hold up dozens of vehicles

MEXICO

Retiring at age 36: A civil servant’s dream?

Municipal employee in Ciudad Juárez (Mexico) could collect more than $1,000 a month after just 15 years of service

SPANISH POLITICS

Spain’s two main parties finally start talking to each other

But Socialists warn acting PM Rajoy not to expect support beyond abstention at investiture vote

VENEZUELA

Threadbare Miss Venezuela event highlights country’s crisis

Organizers were unable to get hold of even basic items such as make-up and buttons

Cartoon

Ros

Ros cartoon, October 7, 2016.

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El Roto

El Roto cartoon, October 7, 2016.

LIFE IN SPAIN

Expat survey: Spain rates high for lifestyle, low for business

HSBC global survey suggests old clichés about Spain are proving hard to shake off

SCIENCE

Starmus science fest quits Spain, citing lack of financial support

Global science and arts event moves to Norway after top Spanish firms fail to provide backing