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Spanish King Returns to Palace After a Week in Hospital

Spanish King Juan Carlos left the hospital where he underwent a back hernia operation six days ago and will continue his rehabilitation at the Zarzuela Palace, his official residence. continue reading »

Carromero Says Government Car Responsible for Crash That Killed Cuban Dissident

The Spaniard who was at the wheel for the car crash that resulted in the death of prominent Cuban dissident Oswaldo Paya said a vehicle bearing official insignia caused the wreck. continue reading »

Spanish Paleontologist Questions Beginnings of Modern Humans

Recent discoveries show that early humans were in Western Europe at least 1.4 million years ago and raise questions about the accepted view of how modern humans originated, a Spanish paleontologist said here. continue reading »

Spanish King Begins Rehabilitation Exercises After Surgery

Spain's King Juan Carlos began rehabilitation exercises on Tuesday, while the operation for a herniated disc that he underwent last weekend continues to mend "in a positive way," doctors said Tuesday. continue reading »

Spanish Scientists Discovered New Species of Lizard that Might of Roamed Earth 125 Million Years Ago

Spanish scientists have found what they believe to be the remains of a new species of lizard that roamed the earth some 125 million years ago in the province of Burgos. The newly found species is almost five feet long and could of lived in water. continue reading »

Parental Custody Battle Leads to Major Protest in Spain

Hundreds of residents in Alboraya, a city in eastern Spain, took to the streets Sunday to prevent the Civil Guard from executing a court order to hand over a Spanish woman's three children to their Mexican father. continue reading »

Economy Minister says Spain to See Renewed Investor Confidence in 2013

Foreign investors will regain their confidence in Spain this year, while the country's nationalized banks will start repaying the funds they received, Spanish Economy Minister Luis de Guindos said in an interview with Efe. continue reading »

King Juan Carlos’s Back Surgery Scheduled for Sunday

King Juan Carlos will be operated this Sunday at a Madrid hospital for a herniated disc, yet another surgery following the hip operation he underwent last Nov. 23. continue reading »

Spain, France Arrest 3 Terror Suspects

Three suspected Chechen terrorists were caught in a Spanish-French operation that followed up on the dismantling of a terrorist cell last August in Spain. continue reading »

Kiko Veneno Strengthens Ties with Latin America

Legendary Spanish artist Kiko Veneno said here Friday in an interview with Efe that he feels "really at home" with Latin American audiences, a few short days before his live presentation in Montevideo of "El Pimiento Indomable" (The Untamable Pepper), a disc he recorded with Uruguayan artist Martin Buscaglia. continue reading »

More Than 800 Stolen Ibero-Roman Coins Recovered in Spain

A set of 867 Ibero-Roman coins stolen from a collector in Madrid nearly a year ago has been recovered, the Spanish National Police said Wednesday. continue reading »

Atletico Madrid Heads to Copa del Rey Finals with Real Madrid

Atletico Madrid played to a 2-2 draw with Sevilla here Wednesday in the second leg of their Copa del Rey semifinal, which was sufficient to win 4-3 on aggregate and advance to the final. continue reading »

Spain’s Energy Giant Repsol Sells Assets to Shell in $6BN Deal

Spanish energy giant Repsol SA said Tuesday that it agreed to sell a package of liquefied natural gas assets to Royal Dutch Shell Plc in a transaction valued at $6.65 billion. continue reading »

Treasurer of Spain’s Governing Party Forced to Surrender Passport

In Spain news, Sen. Luis Barcenas has been ordered to surrender his passport after he was found with nearly $30 million in Swiss bank accounts. Barcenas is treasurer of the ruling Popular Party. continue reading »

Spain Releases Development Aid to Mali

Spain will release to Mali development aid frozen since the March 2012 coup and Madrid will provide support to the African country for its political transition and to train its police, Spanish Foreign Minister Jose Manuel Garcia-Margallo said Sunday. continue reading »

Spain’s Wine Books Win 4 Gourmand Awards in Paris

Spain garnered four Gourmand awards - considered some of the most prestigious in the sector - for the year's best books about wines and beverages. continue reading »

Anti-austerity Protest in Spain Draws Thousands

Thousands of people demonstrated Saturday in this capital and other Spanish cities against austerity measures implemented by Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy's government. In the Spanish capital, four columns of protesters made their way from different points of the metropolis to the downtown Fountain of Neptune. continue reading »

Spain Would Rather Have International Image of Poverty Than Corruption

Fifty-two percent of Spaniards see political corruption as the worst blot on Spain's image abroad, a survey released Friday shows. continue reading »

Spanish King Juan Carlos Denies Plans to Abdicate

Spain's King Juan Carlos has not considered for one moment the possibility of abdicating nor plans to do so, officials at the royal palace told Efe on Friday. continue reading »

PSG Coach Carlo Ancelotti Gives Verbal Agreement with Real Madrid

Spanish soccer club Real Madrid has a "verbal agreement" with Italian manager Carlo Ancelotti that could bring him to the Bernabeu next season, French newspaper Le Parisien said Wednesday. continue reading »