HUMAN RIGHTS

Jailed Spaniard could be transferred from US death row in two weeks

Florida Supreme Court dismisses prosecution's appeal against retrial for 1994 triple murder

SOCIETY

Mothers who left kids in parked car during drinking binge face jail

The two women were unable to find their vehicle after the spree ended and assaulted a passerby who tried to help them

BASQUE POLITICS

Basque radical left leader released from prison after serving six years

Arnaldo Otegi was sent to jail for trying to reform the banned Batasuna party

CRIME

17-month-old hurled out of Vitoria apartment window dies in hospital

Mother says she found the suspect sexually molesting the infant

WINE

Rioja winery sparks war after leaving denomination of origin system

Artadi’s decision leaves 60 other small producers also mulling exit from regulation board

CATALAN INDEPENDENCE BID

Basque nationalist leader rejects Catalan independence model

Regional premier Íñigo Urkullu says it is not possible to create a new EU state “overnight”

GASTRONOMY

The great Spanish omelet fiasco

Vitoria city government will have to pay out full €50,000 for botched world record attempt

ENVIRONMENT

The invasion of the winged insects

Spain is suffering a rapid increase of tiger mosquitoes and Asian wasps As a result the bee population is under threat, while the risk of disease is rising

Fake kung fu master: “I killed them in a sudden and unexpected way”

Juan Carlos Aguilar admits to slaying two women in confession read out on first day of trial

TOWARD THE END OF TERRORISM

ETA reorganizes to focus on politics

Terrorist group says it will maintain “a technical and logistical structure to seal its arsenal”

regional politics

PNV announces new strategy to establish independent Basque nation

Regional leader Iñigo Urkulla calls for “dialogue, agreement and ratification” with Spain

BUSINESS

Chairman of Basque cooperative group Mondragón resigns

Decision to stand down follows the demise of electrical appliance manufacturer Fagor and the huge debt problems of its supermarket chain Eroski

toward the end of terrorism

Basque abertzale left accuses Rajoy of trying to block peace talks

Former ETA inmates accept responsibility for violence, say they will join the political process Terrorist organization expected to issue a statement over ex-prisoners’ announcement

BÁRCENAS' SECRET PAPERS

Over a dozen officials acknowledge receipt of money

PP slush fund used to offer loans to terrorism victims and to fund rightwing media outlet

Top court suspends Xmas bonus of Basque civil servants

Navarre assembly approves extra monthly payment

POLITICS

Basque premier calls early elections

Nationalists and radical left expected to sweep the board in October Basques need to choose “a model to escape the financial crisis," says regional leader

TOWARD THE END OF TERRORISM

ETA inmates group sticks to its amnesty demands

Basque 'abertzale' circles had been expecting "historic" announcement by prisoners' association

THE END OF ETA VIOLENCE

Batasuna expresses “sympathy” for ETA victims for the first time

Interior Minister tells EL PAÍS that no terrorist prisoners will be moved until group disbands