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Spain and China Look for Ways to Expand Economic, Financial Relationship

Spanish parliament speaker Jesus Posada and Chinese President Xi Jinping looked here Friday at ways to bolster bilateral relations. continue reading »

¡Felicidades! Venezuela on Your 202nd Year of Independence

Today all of Venezuela is celebrating and rejoicing its 202-year old independence from Spain. Christopher Columbus sailed along the eastern coast of Venezuela on his third voyage in 1498, the only one of his four voyages to reach the South American mainland. The Spanish arrived in full force in the 1500's and stayed for nearly 300 years as it colonized the region, converted the natives to Christianity and enslaved native populations while pillaging the country's gold mines. 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 »

Chinese Sex Slave Rings Busted in Spain

Spanish police on Monday dismantled two rival Chinese prostitution rings that operated in Madrid and kept 25 women on hand to service customers. continue reading »

57-Year-Old Singer Miguel Bose Confesses to Being Father of 4 - All Born to Surrogates

Singer Miguel Bose has let it be known that he is the father of four children and not two as was been generally thought, a disclosure he made in the special issue that Shangay magazine publishes in honor of International Gay Pride Day. 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 »

WOW: 10-0 Spain Over Tahiti in Confederation Cup Play

Spain's national soccer team set records Thursday for the biggest margin of victory in a FIFA Confederations Cup match and in this Brazilian metropolis's iconic Maracana stadium by trouncing lowly Tahiti 10-0. 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 »

Spain May Expand Scope of Lionel Messi’s Tax Fraud Investigation

Spain's tax agency may expand an investigation of FC Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi that has already led to charges against the 25-year-old Argentine continue reading »

CHECK OUT:  Extreme Jumper’s Disastrous 525-Ft Plunge in Spain (VIDEO)

Check out Extreme Base Jumper, Austrian Maria Steinmayr, as she plunges from the Hotel Bali in Benidorm, Spain. continue reading »

Ferrer vs Nadal: Who Will Spain be Rooting for At French Open 2013?

Who will Spain be cheering on at the French Open men’s final when the country’s best players, Adrian Ferrer v Rafael Nadel, face each other? 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 »

Bon Jovi Offers Discount Tickets, Waives Performance Fee for Spanish Fans

Rock group Bon Jovi and its founder Jon Bon Jovi are thanking their devoted Spanish fans in the best way possible – offering half-priced tickets for their upcoming June performance. continue reading »

Digital Currency Liberty Reserve Honcho Arrested in Spain on U.S. Warrant for Money Laundering

Arthur Budovsky, the founder and CEO of Liberty Reserve SA, was arrested by Spanish police at Madrid's Barajas International Airport in conjunction with a U.S. indictment of the firm for money laundering. continue reading »

Former Pres. Bill Clinton Visits with King Juan Carlos at Royal Zarzuela Palace

King Juan Carlos on Tuesday welcomed former U.S. President Bill Clinton to Zarzuela Palace, where the pair discussed the economic outlook for Spain and the European Union. continue reading »

Formal Spanish Language Instruction Arrives in Shanghai, China

The Beijing branch of Spain's Cervantes Institute this week will introduce itself as a teaching institution for Spanish in Shanghai, the hub of the Chinese economy, in an alliance with state-owned China International Intellectech Corporation, or CIIC. continue reading »

Croissants a la Plancha

Perfect recipe for all your croissants that are a bit hard. Croissants a la plancha are a favorite in Spain for breakfast. Serve with jam or butter as you toast on a hot sauce. continue reading »

Perfect for Spring: Grilled Spanish Calcotada

Perfect for springtime, grilled spanish calcotada. Here you grill calcots, a spring onion native to the Catalonia region of Spain. This vegetable is so revered it is given its own day of honor. Serve them blackened right from your grill. continue reading »

First Child Born in Spanish Village in 45 Years

A village in Spain had been without children for 45 years, but that recently changed when a couple moved to the village so their child could grow up with her grandparents. continue reading »