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Massive Protesting in Spain Over Privatization of Hospitals

Thousands of citizens and health professionals took to the streets of the Spanish capital on Sunday to protest plans by the Madrid regional government to outsource management and some services provided by public hospitals. continue reading »

CHECK OUT Madrid’s Transformation of a Highway into an Amazing Park (VIDEO)

Check out how Madrid's city planners transformed a concrete highway into a 3,000 acre green space filled with 33,000 trees, drinking foundation and one of the city's largest bike paths. The project took almost five years to complete but well worth it for green lovers. continue reading »

Animal Rights Protesters Take Over Madrid Protesting Fur Industry

About 100 activists with the international non-profit organization AnimaNaturalis stripped naked on Sunday in downtown Madrid to protest the activities of the fur industry. continue reading »

Spanish Bullfighter That Got Gored in the Face Says He’ll Be Back (VIDEO)

Juan José Padilla, the Spanish Bullfighter that got gored in the face October 7th said in a press conference he’s going to do ‘the unthinkable’ and return to bullfighting. continue reading »

Spain’s Royal Son-in-Law Suspected of Diverting Public Money

Spanish prosecutors are investigating a possible diversion of public funds by a foundation once headed by Iñaki Urdangarin, who is married to Princess Cristina, the youngest child of King Juan Carlos and Queen Sofia. continue reading »

Check Out “PadInTheCity” Madrid’s iPad Rental Service, First in the World

The tourist iPads include apps for entertainment and games, Spanish, English and German newspapers, hotel and flight information, car rental services, currency converters and more! continue reading »

Madrid Amongst Six Cities to Compete for the 2020 Olympic Games

he International Olympic Committee (IOC) on Friday announced the six countries which will compete to host the 2020 Summer Olympics. Among the six are Spain and Japan who lost their bid to host the 2016 Games. The announcement was made after a deadline expired. National Olympic Committees were required to notify the IOC by September 1st that a city within their jurisdiction was interested in applying to host the Games. continue reading »