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So long

After 12-and-a-half years of adding local Spanish value to the 'International New York Times,' Friday's edition of the EL PAÍS supplement was the last

OBITUARY

Luis Aragonés, inventor of La Roja

Soccer coach who brought Spain success leaves behind many happy memories after death at 75

INTERVIEW

“I don’t believe that this country has a 26-percent unemployment rate”

William Chislett, former correspondent in Madrid for 'The Times' and now a reputed analyst, gives his view of the crisis and how Spain's political class has handled it

LA LIGA

Leaders stick to guns in stalemate

Gritty Atlético and Barça coaches cancel each other out in table-topping clash

LA LIGA REVIEW

Derby doom for bottom-rung Betis

Next weekend’s match against Rayo assumes ever-greater importance for relegation-threatened clubs

LA LIGA

Atlético demonstrates its new winning routine

Madrid derby underlines change in dynamic between Real and rival, but Simeone will not hear of title challenge

LA LIGA

First taste of Bale for new-look Real

Villarreal well worth a point against experimental Madrid side Barcelona now joint-top with Atlético after controversial home victory over Sevilla

TENNIS

New-look Nadal wants throne back

Spaniard’s Montreal victory proves determination to reinvent his game

POLITICS

Socialists tout new regional policy but sovereignty debate persists

Catalan Socialist leader calls Granada agreement “historic” while maintaining support for “right to decide”

CONFEDERATIONS CUP FINAL

Spain outshone in Maracanã dress rehearsal

Brazil too strong for world champion, which surrendered its habitual control of midfield

Champions league review

Hopes high for happy returns

Spanish clubs all in with a shout of reaching semifinals after first leg results

Tennis

Resurgent Rafa

Nadal caps his return from injury with a hard-court title

KING'S CUP

When reaching the final is only the start

Atlético will play Real Madrid for the King’s Cup; the only question is where

CHAMPIONS LEAGUE

Advantage AC as Barça lacks Plan B

Milan builds lead in another poor week for Spain in Champions League

CHAMPIONS LEAGUE REVIEW

Not a classic, but United makes a good start

Mourinho insists Real still in with a 50-50 chance of advancing at Old Trafford

TENNIS

Fit-again Nadal shows rust in Chile final loss to Zeballos

World number five's rehabilitation on track despite surprise defeat to 2009 newcomer of the year

LA LIGA REVIEW

Persecution complex keeps Atlético on run

Ronaldo's own goal for Granada seals fourth Real Madrid defeat down south as Barcelona and Valencia share the points

LA LIGA REVIEW

Barcelona leaves barely a doubt

Pellegrini points to gifted goal but record-breaking league leader in a class of its own

LA LIGA REVIEW

New Year’s resolutions

Nine teams make winning starts to 2013, crowned by Rayo Vallecano's rousing 3-1 victory over Getafe

LA LIGA REVIEW

Ruthless Atlético banishes chaos factor

Simeone's side continues fine start to season with Sevilla victory

LA LIGA REVIEW

Betis boss plays blame game

Pepe Mel on the defensive after Sevilla rips Betis apart in derby

LA LIGA

Real strikes up a symphony

Barça still out in front but Madrid seduces fans with five-goal performance

LA LIGA

Real out to reassert ‘clásico’ edge

Mourinho’s team will fall 11 points behind if Barcelona wins Liga showdown

SPORTS LITERATURE

A rivalry beyond reason

Richard Fitzpatrick's 'El clásico' threads together a narrative of Spain's great sporting saga

EURO 2012

Rajoy plans to cheer on Spain in Kiev final despite diplomatic boycott

Uefa opens disciplinary probe into Spanish soccer authorities over racist chants during Italy match

CINEMA

Cutting-edge shorts for the summer

TVE show 'Versión Española' spies talent in Cuban film about a voyeur

EURO 2012

What is amiss for Ronaldo?

Star suffers due to Portugal’s lack of creative passers and rising pressure