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Spanish Group Predicts Job Growth in 2014

Spain will begin to see job growth in 2014, the leader of the Iberian nation's Business Council for Competitiveness, or CEC, said here Wednesday. continue reading »

Libyan Diplomat Found Apparently Murdered in Spain

In Spanish news authorities are reporting the apparent violent death of a Libyan diplomat that lived in Spain and worked at the Libyan Embassy in Spain. continue reading »

Former Spanish Terrorist Group Leader Xabier Lopez Peña Dies

Xabier Lopez Peña, a jailed former leader of Spanish terrorist group ETA, died Saturday in France after having been hospitalized earlier this month due to heart problems, sources with ETA prisoner-support organization Herrira said. continue reading »

FC Barcelona Draws 2-2 Against Celta Vigo

A goal by Borja Oubiña with three minutes before time allowed Celta Vigo soccer club to salvage a tie against Barcelona, which, as expected, saved many of its top players for its quarterfinal Champions League duel against Paris Saint Germain. continue reading »

Good Friday Traditions Fill Spanish Streets

Strict religion mixes with art and cultural traditions in the streets of Spain on Good Friday, with thousands of faithful Catholics flocking to processions while just as many are continue reading »

Real Madrid’s Jose Mourinho Offers PSG Advice on How to Defeat Barcelona

Real Madrid coach Jose Mourinho is advising Paris Saint-Germain on how to beat FC Barcelona in the clubs' upcoming Champions League quarterfinal clash, French sports daily L'Equipe suggested on Friday. continue reading »

Head of European Soccer League Opposes Expensive Goal-line Technology

The head of UEFA, which presides over European soccer, has come out against implementing goal-line technology for European competitions, saying it would be cost-prohibitive and the money would be better spent on infrastructure and youth soccer. continue reading »

Inflation Rate Falls to 2.4 Percent in Spain

Spain's year-on-year inflation rate fell by four-tenths of a percent to 2.4 percent in March, the National Statistics Institute, or INE, said Wednesday in its preliminary consumer price index for the month. continue reading »

Spain Posts $93 Billion Budget Deficit in 2012

Spain posted a budget deficit of 6.98 percent of the gross domestic product last year and not the 6.74 percent initially reported by the government, based on new Eurostat accounting standards for tax refunds, Secretary of State for the Budget Marta Fernandez Curras said Wednesday. continue reading »

Spain: PM Rajoy Says Terrorist Group ETA Must Announce Dissolution

Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy demanded the "definitive dissolution" of the Basque terrorist group ETA, which warned Tuesday that the expuls continue reading »

Spanish Prince Felipe Affirms Country’s Commitment to Olympic Principles

Spain is firmly committed to the principles of the Olympic movement, Crown Prince Felipe said Wednesday during a dinner at the royal palace for International Olympic Committee representatives who are here to evaluate Madrid's bid to host the 2020 Summer Games. continue reading »

Spanish Firms Expect to do More Business in LatAm Than Spain by 2016

Ninety-five percent of the big Spanish companies intend to increase their sales in Latin America over the next three years, while only half of them expect to see increased sales in North America or Eastern Europe. continue reading »

IOC Inspects Madrid’s Olympic Park for 2020 Bid

The Madrid 2020 Olympic Organizing Committee on Tuesday showed IOC representatives the strong public support for the city's bid, presented proof of its financial ability to host the Games and unveiled what it hopes will be its trump card: the Olympic Park. continue reading »

Spain Sees its Investments in LatAm as Secure

Spain's top official for relations with Latin America said Tuesday that the investments of Spanish companies in Latin America are safe despite the problems in specific countries such as Argentina and Bolivia. continue reading »

Prince Felipe of Spain Invites Pope Francis to Visit

Pope Francis asked Tuesday after the health of King Juan Carlos in his conversation with Crown Prince Felipe, who invited the pontiff to visit Spain with these words: "We will be delighted if you come." continue reading »

Spanish Researchers Examine New Mechanism for Development of Cancer

A team of Spanish researchers has examined a new mechanism contributing to the development of various tumors, including chronic lymphocytic leukemia. The results, published in Nature Genetics, link cancer fo continue reading »

Spain Investigating Video of Soliders Kicking Iraqi Prisoner 10 Years Ago

The Spanish Defense Ministry will investigate the authenticity of a video apparently showing Spanish soldiers kicking an Iraqi prisoner on the Diwaniya base 10 years ago, an event that - if true - would be the continue reading »

EU Approves $13 Billion Bailout for Cyprus

Eurozone economy and finance ministers on Saturday hammered out a bailout deal of up to 10 billion euros ($13 billion) for Cyprus, the region's smallest economy. continue reading »

Crown Prince Meets with NATO Official in Madrid

Spain's Crown Prince Felipe held talks in Madrid Friday with the chairman of the NATO Military Committee about Madrid's contribution to the missions of the Atlantic Alliance and the organization's main international projects and challenges. continue reading »

Madrid Olympic Organizing Committee has “Blockbuster Project” in Store

The Madrid 2020 Olympic Organizing Committee has "a blockbuster project" for the Games that would leave "the best legacy for the city, the country and the Olympic movement," the body's chief, Spanis continue reading »