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20-Year-Old American Badly Gored During Bull Run in Spain

A 20-year-old American was forced to undergo a splenectomy after being gored here Friday during the sixth running of the bulls at Spain's San Fermin festival. continue reading »

No Runners Gored on Fifth Day of Pamplona

The bulls from the Torrestrella ranch took to the streets of the northern Spanish city, Pamplona, Thursday in a fast and dangerous run that featured some hairy moments but did not leave anyone gored. continue reading »

Several Runners Injured During Pamplona Bull Run

The bulls from the Victoriano del Rio ranch completed the fastest run so far at this year's San Fermin festival in the northern Spanish city of Pamplona, creating dangerous conditions that resulted in several runners being trampled. continue reading »

No Injuries on Third Run with the Bulls in Pamplona

The bulls from the Valdefresno estate in Salamanca were the featured attraction Tuesday of the third running of the bulls at the San Fermin festival in the northern Spanish city of Pamplona, where one of the animals strayed from the herd but no injuries were reported. continue reading »

Bus Accident in Spanish Province of Avila, Leaves 9 Dead and Many Injured

Nine people were killed and 21 others injured in a bus accident on a highway in Tornadizos, a town in the north-central Spanish province of Avila, the Civil Guard said. continue reading »

Rajoy Says Spanish Economy is Improving

Spain's economy "is getting better" and the proposals of former Prime Minister Jose Maria Aznar to reduce taxes will be heeded, Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy said Sunday. continue reading »

Controversial Nuclear Plant Gets Shut Down in Spain

The 42-year-old Santa Maria de GaroƱa nuclear power plant in the north-central province of Burgos, one of the eight nuclear reactors operating in Spain, has been shut down. continue reading »

Spain’s San Fermin Festival Draws Large Crowds

The firing of the traditional "chupinazo" rocket here Saturday before a giant crowd marked the start of the nine-day San Fermin festival. continue reading »

Venezuela Questions Relations with Spain Following Bolivian Plane Incident

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said Thursday that he will re-evaluate relations with Spain in light of this week's incident involving Bolivian head of state Evo Morales' plane, which had to divert to Vienna after several western European countries barred the flight from their airspace. continue reading »

Spanish Authorities Threaten 007’s Sean Connery with Jail in Corruption Case

Actor Sean Connery and his wife could have arrest warrants issued for them if they do not appear before a Spanish judge in a corruption case within six months, according to a court ruling seen by Efe on Tuesday. continue reading »

Spain to Boost Annual Revenue by $6.1 Billion with Higher Taxes on Alcohol, Tobacco

Spain's government on Friday announced tax hikes on alcohol and tobacco and limits on corporate tax deductions, saying the measures would boost revenue by 4.7 billion euros ($6.1 billion) annually. continue reading »

Spanish Authorities Investigating Lance Armstrong and Those Who Helped Him Dope in Spain

Spanish authorities are investigating Lance Armstrong and those that helped him with doping while training in Spain from 1999 through 2005. continue reading »

SHOCKING: Spanish Mother Arrested After Newborn Rescued from Drain

A 26-year-old woman has been arrested after police say she gave birth to a live baby and attempted to dispose of it by sending it down a drain. continue reading »

Police Arrest 8 on Terrorism Charges in Spain

Eight people of Spanish nationality were arrested in the city of Ceuta for suspected ties with a terrorist network close to al-Qaeda that enlists jihadists in Spain to send them to fight in Syria, the Interior Ministry said Friday. continue reading »

Pique and Other Spanish National Team Members Robbed While Playing at Confederation Cup

Six members of Spain's national soccer squad said cash amounts of up to 1,000 euros ($1,321) were stolen from their hotel rooms during their stay in the northeastern Brazilian city of Recife, where La Roja played its first match of the FIFA Confederations Cup. continue reading »

Uruguayan Soccer Coach Prepares Team Against Spain

The manager of Uruguay's national soccer team on Saturday continued to ponder his strategy and lineup for his team's opening Group B Confederations Cup match against Spain. continue reading »

Spain, Venezuela Renew Political Dialogue

Spanish Foreign Minister Jose Manuel Garcia-Margallo and Venezuelan counterpart Elias Jaua had a meeting Friday in Madrid that proceeded "on very cordial terms," the ministry said in a communique. continue reading »

Spain’s Unemployment Rate Falls for Third Month in a Row

The number of registered unemployed people in Spain fell by 98,265, or 1.97 percent, to 4.89 million in May, marking the third straight month of declines, the Employment and Social Security Ministry said Tuesday. continue reading »

Explorers Seeking Spanish Ships Sunk by Pirates in 1615 Near Peru

A group of researchers headed by maritime historian Jorge Ortiz Sotelo is continuing the search for two Spanish vessels that went missing along the coast south of Lima in 1615. continue reading »

Spain Halts Town’s Plan to Grow Pot to Pay Off Debt

This small farming community in northeastern Spain cannot create a cannabis plantation to help pay off its 1.3 million euro ($1.7 million) municipal debt, a judge ruled Friday. Spain permits private consumption and cultivation of marijuana, which is used for medicinal purposes by some who suffer from chronic pain. continue reading »