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Sunken Treasure to Be Displayed in Spanish Museum

Sunken Treasure to Be Displayed in Spanish Museum

The treasure from the Spanish galleon Nuestra SeƱora de las Mercedes, brought up from the bottom of the sea by U.S. salvage firm Odyssey and recovered, after a hard-fought legal battle, by the Spanish state, will be displayed at the National Museum of Subacquatic Archaeology in the southeastern city of Cartagena on the Mediterranean coast. continue reading »

Swiss Passenger on Spanish Airline Stung by Scorpion on Plane

Swiss Passenger on Spanish Airline Stung by Scorpion on Plane

A scorpion stung a passenger on a flight from Costa Rica to Spain, which forced the sealing of the Iberia airlines Airbus 340 at Madrid's Barajas International Airport, a continue reading »

Iberia Airlines Employees Schedule Pre-Christmas Strikes

Iberia Airlines Employees Schedule Pre-Christmas Strikes

Unions representing employees of Spanish airline Iberia said Thursday they will go on strike for six days prior to the Christmas holidays. continue reading »

Fifth Woman Dies As A Result of Halloween Stampede in Spain

Fifth Woman Dies As A Result of Halloween Stampede in Spain

A 20-year-old woman injured in the human stampede at a giant Halloween party in the Spanish capital, died Thursday, medical sources told Efe. Maria Teresa Alonso, who died as a result of "severe brain damage," becomes the fifth fatality from the incident at the Madrid Arena. continue reading »

Overcrowding to Blame For Halloween Stampede

Overcrowding to Blame For Halloween Stampede

The crowd at the Madrid Arena was 58 percent larger than the facility's legal capacity during the Halloween party that ended in tragedy with the deaths of four young women who were crushed in a human stampede. continue reading »

Spainish King Juan Carlos Will be in Hospital for “A Few More Days”

Spainish King Juan Carlos Will be in Hospital for “A Few More Days”

Spain's King Juan Carlos is "in optimum condition" to be discharged after a hip replacement, but his medical team has convinced him to remain in the hospital for "a few more days" to carry out the next phase of his rehabilitation. continue reading »

Shakira Shows Off Babybump on Twitter/Instagram

Shakira Shows Off Babybump on Twitter/Instagram

Colombian superstar and momma-to-be, Shakira, showed off her ever-growing baby bump on Tuesday. After posting the photo on Instagram, Shakira tweeted the photo, saying: continue reading »

Spanish Police Discover Second Dead Baby in Freezer

Spanish Police Discover Second Dead Baby in Freezer

A second dead baby was found in a freezer Tuesday at the same home in southern Spain where the frozen body of another newborn was discovered earlier this month. continue reading »

Catalonia Will Not Splinter from Spain, Sovereignty Plan Fails at Voting Booth

Catalonia Will Not Splinter from Spain, Sovereignty Plan Fails at Voting Booth

The center-right Catalonian nationalists won the regional elections here Sunday but with 98.7 percent of the votes counted were far from garnering "the exceptional majority" they were seeking to push their sovereignty plan. continue reading »

Drug Fugitive Captured, Hash Ring Busted in Spain

Drug Fugitive Captured, Hash Ring Busted in Spain

Spanish police arrested a drug suspect who was on the lam after escaping from a prison in Sweden in 2003 and dismantled a hashish-trafficking organization he allegedly headed. continue reading »

Messi Is Not Afraid Of Losing Barcelona Contract

Messi Is Not Afraid Of Losing Barcelona Contract

FC Barcelona striker Lionel Messi said he is not concerned about negotiating an extension of his current contract, which expires on June 30, 2016, reiterating his desire to play his entire career with the Spanish club. continue reading »

Madrid Fires Officials Over Halloween Stampede Deaths

Madrid Fires Officials Over Halloween Stampede Deaths

Mayor Ana Botella on Wednesday announced the firing of two top officials with the public municipal company that manages the Madrid Arena, where four girls were crushed to death in a human stampede during a Halloween party. continue reading »

Salvador Dali Artwork Donated to Goodwill in Washington

Salvador Dali Artwork Donated to Goodwill in Washington

It was a busy, noisy moment at a thrift store and donation site in Tacoma, Washington, when an anonymous donor left, mixed among other used items, a somewhat deteriorated engraving that turned out to be an original Salvador Dali. continue reading »

Champions League 2012: Messi and Barcelona Advance to Knockout Stage (VIDEO)

Champions League 2012: Messi and Barcelona Advance to Knockout Stage (VIDEO)

Barcelona secured a spot in the Champions League knockout stage with a 3-0 away win Tuesday over Spartak Moscow and defending champ Chelsea found itself on the verge of elimination after losing 3-0 to Juventus. continue reading »

Spanish Scientist Achieve Great Success in Preserving Seahorses

Spanish Scientist Achieve Great Success in Preserving Seahorses

Researchers at Spain's Institute for Advanced Scientific Studies, or CSIC, have managed an 80 percent survival rate for seahorses raised in captivity, marking the first time this level has been achieved. continue reading »