OPINION

Either racists or Europeans

The Catalonia led by the xenophobe Quim Torra would never be admitted into Europe

TOWARD THE END OF ETA

French police locate last major ETA weapons cache

The Basque terrorist group was thought to be planning to hand over the weapons

DEFENSE

Spanish jets respond to “provocative” Russian show of force off Bilbao

Two Tupolev ‘Blackjack’ bombers monitored from Norway to Spain in September

Paris attacks
CONCENTRATION CAMPS

France makes amends for treatment of Spanish Civil War refugees

Rivesaltes internment camp was used to hold “undesirables” throughout World War II Even in this century it was still utilized as a holding center for migrants without papers

crime

The idyllic hideout of Madrid teenager’s suspected murderer

The wife and neighbors of the man alleged to have killed Eva Blanco in 1997 are still in shock

Felipe VI defends European unity in rare address to French lower house

National Assembly gives standing ovation to Spanish king, who was crowned a year ago

EFFECTS OF THE CRISIS

Inequality between rich and poor has hit record highs, OECD warns

In Spain, 18% of the population lives below poverty line, twice as many as before the crisis

GERMANWINGS CRASH

Germanwings co-pilot rehearsed how to crash plane on previous flight

Andreas Lubitz programmed the autopilot controls to descend five times on inbound trip

GERMANWINGS CRASH

Probe begins to determine why co-pilot crashed Germanwings plane

Searches begin at properties used by the co-pilot of the Airbus A320, Andreas Lubitz The German is thought to have deliberately flown the plane into a mountainside

GERMANWINGS CRASH

“The copilot was intending to destroy the plane” — Alps crash prosecutor

Investigation chief says crew member deliberately began descent of the plane

PLANE CRASH IN ALPS

Investigators rule out mid-air explosion as cause of Alps crash

Weather also not to blame say French experts, who have extracted data from the black box

PLANE CRASH IN ALPS

Authorities raise number of Spanish victims in Germanwings crash to 51

Government initially stated there were 45 people on board “with Spanish surnames” Secretary of state for security insists that this is still a “provisional” figure

ECONOMY

Wage cuts causing Spanish households to struggle, warns OECD

New report says Spain is over-reliant on temporary jobs but lauds its efforts to reduce unemployment

INTERVIEW

“My mistake was to stay on during Zapatero’s second term”

Life-long public servant Pedro Solbes rose to become European commissioner and deputy PM He tells EL PAÍS about the situation he endured as a key member of Zapatero's government