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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

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

Podemos to define its leadership structure by November 15

New Spanish party to launch two-month citizen assembly to decide its form and elect its leaders with a view to the May 2015 local and regional elections

Image of the controversial Zara shirt as published by the daily "Haaretz"

Zara pulls design after customers complain of Holocaust connection

Spanish retail giant apologizes but argues that striped shirt bearing yellow star was inspired by classic Western movies

Gabriel Bestard Ribas.

Searching for the key to success in Silicon Valley

After swapping Barcelona for San Francisco, Gabriel Bestard is about to see his keyless lock go on sale in the US

DRUG SEIZURE

Spanish sailboat carrying 800 kilos of cocaine seized in Atlantic

Officers in international operation believe the three arrested suspects were trying to bring shipment in through port of Vigo

The marijuana plantation, located in a bullring.

Britons arrested after marijuana plantation uncovered in bullring

The elaborate greenhouse complex was located by the Civil Guard and Tax Office in a livestock estate in Málaga

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EDITOR’S PICK

Xabi Alonso during his press conference at the Bernabéu on Friday. / DANI POZO (AFP)

Xabi Alonso: “I’m not leaving Real because of a tantrum”

The Spanish midfielder explains why is swapping the Bernabéu for Pep Guardiola’s Bayern Munich

BASKETBALL WORLD CUP

Now Spain is the Dream Team

The host of this year's Basketball World Cup, which begins on Saturday, goes into the tournament with as big a chance as the US

This week’s movie releases

El País Madrid

Luis Tosar and director Daniel Monzón follow up ‘Cell 211’ with Gibraltar drug drama ‘El niño’

Best Spanish city to live in? It’s not Barcelona or Madrid...

Chris Finnigan crunches the numbers to explore the latest quality of life survey covering 79 European cities

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LATIN AMERICA

United States punishes Mexican sugar producers

Sonia Corona México DF

Government accusing Mexico of unfairly subsidizing production of sweeteners

Brazil’s financial sector applauds presidential hopeful

Carla Jiménez São Paulo

But agribusiness remains wary of outspoken Socialist candidate Marina Silva

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

Unions go on strike in Argentina

Alejandro Rebossio Buenos Aires

Protesters want to renegotiate wages and income tax in view of rampant inflation

The latest in European science

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

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