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POLITICS

Ex-Catalan chief may have committed “several crimes,” says minister

Fernando Garea Madrid 1

Cristóbal Montoro seeks to link Jordi Pujol’s hidden fortune to independence drive in Congress address, explaining that Tax Agency first started investigating family between 2000 and 2002

ECONOMY

Jobless figures rise again in August

El País Madrid

Seasonal factors to blame for new claims, with year-on-year fall coming in highest in the statistical series

Telefónica chief calls on EU to end privileges for internet giants

Ramón Muñoz Santander

César Alierta calls former EU information society commissioner Viviane Reding “the biggest disaster that Europe ever had”

Parents of British boy with tumor placed in custody for 72 hours

Spanish High Court judge wants more time to decide whether to extradite couple after they took their five-year-old son out of hospital in the UK and fled to Spain

Police chief resigns after being targeted in Halloween tragedy probe

Agencies Madrid

Judge brings investigation into fatal crush at 2012 Madrid party to a close with the naming of 16 official suspects, including the event organizer and the medical team

Ethiopia closes door on Spanish adoptive parents

Five months after an Addis Ababa court approved their adoptions, two couples have been told they must return to Spain without their sons

Alejandro Corredor – in white hard hat and orange vest – at the construction site.

The Spanish expats defying ebola

Engineers, entrepreneurs and missionaries in Africa are hoping that safety measures will spare them from contracting the deadly virus

POLITICS

Minister wants public figures with immunity cut from 17,621 to just 22

Alberto Ruiz-Gallardón discusses ideas for democratic regeneration in Spain in wake of high-profile corruption cases

Civil Guards suspected of stealing Catalan pro-independence flag

Witness took down license plate after seeing man climb flagpole in the middle of the night

Weekend likely to see 4.2m road trips as holidaymakers return home

AGENCIES Madrid

More than 10,000 patrol officers will be checking for alcohol, drugs and speeding on all main roads

BASKETBALL WORLD CUP

Now Spain is the Dream Team

The host of this year’s Basketball World Cup goes into the tournament with as big a chance as the USA

EBOLA OUTBREAK

Nun released from Madrid hospital after getting ebola all-clear

El País Madrid

Sister Juliana Bonoha was flown back to Spain from Liberia on August 7 with Spanish priest who died of the disease

Mountain lovers should be more aware of danger, authorities warn

J. A. Aunión Madrid 2

The rising numbers of inexperienced daytrippers heading out to Spain’s sierras are resulting in more rescue operations, and prompting regional governments to charge fees for bringing them back

David Muñoz, owner of DiverXo, Madrid's only restaurant with three Michelin stars. / Santi Burgos

“I’ll even eat mice if they are well prepared”

David Muñoz, the 34-year-old chef behind three-Michelin-starred Madrid restaurant DiverXo, talks life, food and flying pigs

BUSINESS

Who’s to blame when Spanish small investors get swindled?

As the recent scandals involving Gowex, Pescanova and Nueva Rumasa all show, there is little comeback for minority stockholders when oversight fails

ENERGY

Repsol to undertake first oil survey off Canary Islands alone

Spanish firm’s two consortium partners will not take part in initial exploration work, whose probability of success is estimated at around 33 percent

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EDITOR’S PICK

Spain play Egypt on Sunday. / jorge guerrero (AFP)

Why basketball fans are up in arms about World Cup TV coverage

Mediaset, which owns the broadcast rights to the tournament, is only showing 15 of the 60 group games across its six channels

World’s first flamenco university gets ready to welcome students

Privately run Uflamenco to offer pioneering degree program in music and dance

Spain’s Golden Age shines on Shakespeare’s stage

London’s Globe Theater hosts historic production of Lope de Vega’s ‘Punishment Without Revenge’

The animal charity that finds homes for Spanish strays

Paul Louis Archer's latest audio slideshow follows the work of a British organization based on the Costa Blanca

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LATIN AMERICA

Rousseff aims straight for Silva in second TV debate

Brazilian president targets new Socialist candidate in bid to recover lost ground ahead of October 5 elections

On the trail of Venezuela’s food smugglers

EL PAÍS takes a trip with a ‘bachaquero,’ who sells subsidized goods in Colombia at market prices

United States punishes Mexican sugar producers

Sonia Corona Mexico City

Government accusing Mexico of unfairly subsidizing production of sweeteners

Mexico tries to stem flow of migrants to the United States

Verónica Calderón Mexico City

Civic organizations say new measures make crossing even more treacherous

OPINION AND EDITORIAL

EDITORIAL

Venezuela’s ravaged economy

The damage wrought by President Maduro is so great that there will be no recovery without a national agreement

The latest in European science

Atomium brings together universities, newspapers and businesses to boost the movement of knowledge

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