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The miners from Asturias were driven up to the rescue site on Wednesday morning.
The miners from Asturias were driven up to the rescue site on Wednesday morning. ÑITO SALAS

New obstruction delays work to insert tubing into rescue tunnel

Juan Cano / Álvaro Frías / Fernando Torres

The final length of tubing is being made narrower to avoid a rock protruding from the side of the shaft. | Miners will then be lowered down the hole to dig a horizontal tunnel to link with the borehole the toddler fell down on Sunday last week

Morata (r) has struggled to find his best form in West London.
Morata (r) has struggled to find his best form in West London. efe

A LOOK AT LA LIGA

Flattering to deceive

Rob Palmer

Álvaro Morata was once one of the hottest strikers in Europe but is Atleti's pursuit just proof that Simeone has a blindspot when it comes to signing forwards?

Radio waves

Peter Edgerton

Peter Edgerton

In popular culture, aliens have often been portrayed more advanced than us; but that's not to say they'd be good at everything we're good at - a big night out, for example

THE EURO ZONE

Minority status

Mark Nayler

Mark Nayler

May has her Brexit headache, Sánchez has the budget debacle; what to they have in common? Minority status in their respective parliaments

PET CARE

Not what you see

PETER HARRISON

TV often encourages undesirable or unsafe pet behaviour

Tory humiliation

ALFREDO TAJÁN

A good politician, in my opinion, should not ask so many questions

Remember Rumasa

ANDREW J. LINN

Starting with the acquisition of sherry producers, by 1983, José María Ruiz Mateos eventually owned 700 companies with 60,000 employees