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Obesity Rates Soars Amongst Spanish Women Due to Economic Woes

Obesity Rates Soars Amongst Spanish Women Due to Economic Woes

The rise in female unemployment and the consumption of cheaper and less nutritious food products to adjust household expenditures to reduced incomes are some of the factors responsible for the recent increase in obesity among women in Spain. continue reading »

Spanish Officials Take Down Major Narco Gang from Serbia

Spanish Officials Take Down Major Narco Gang from Serbia

Spanish police said they broke up a network that financed the Serbian criminal outfit known as the Zemun clan with the profits from marijuana plantations on Gran Canaria island. continue reading »

Penelope Cruz, La Tienda Raise Funds For Spanish Food Banks

Penelope Cruz, La Tienda Raise Funds For Spanish Food Banks

La Tienda CEO Tim Harris and actress Penelope Cruz announced today the launch of the 2012 "Campaign for Spain" to help Spanish food banks over the holiday season. continue reading »

Spanish Companies Invest $15 Billion in Chile, Says Rajoy

Spanish Companies Invest $15 Billion in Chile, Says Rajoy

Accumulated Spanish investment in Chile exceeds $15 billion, Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy said in a message to the Spanish Chamber of Commerce in the South American country. continue reading »

Red Cross Rescues 47 Immigrants Crossing Strait of Gibraltar in Fragile Boats

Red Cross Rescues 47 Immigrants Crossing Strait of Gibraltar in Fragile Boats

A total of 47 immigrants from sub-Saharan Africa were saved on Saturday by a Spanish maritime rescue unit as they were crossing the Strait of Gibraltar in three fragile boats. continue reading »

Spanish National Soccer Team Honors Past Players With Retro Jersey

Spanish National Soccer Team Honors Past Players With Retro Jersey

Spain's national soccer team revealed on Friday a new jersey inspired by one first worn in 1924, featuring a golden V-shaped stripe below the collar. continue reading »

Spain Tries to Stop Mortgage Foreclosures in Light of Recent Suicides

Spain Tries to Stop Mortgage Foreclosures in Light of Recent Suicides

Spain's government said Friday, hours after a woman about to be evicted from her home in the northern town of Barakaldo committed suicide, that it is working urgently to bring a halt to mortgage foreclosures. continue reading »

Spanish Chef Ferran Adriá Honored on New Pepsi Can

Spanish Chef Ferran Adriá Honored on New Pepsi Can

In an effort to develop new food innovations and learn about leading cuisine trends, PepsiCo announced its partnership with the ‘World’s Greatest Chef’ Spain’s Ferran Adriá last year. continue reading »

Spain’s Iberia In Effort to Survive Economic Downturn Cuts 25% of Its Workforce

Spain’s Iberia In Effort to Survive Economic Downturn Cuts 25% of Its Workforce

Spain's Iberia will shed 4,500 jobs, nearly a quarter of its 20,000-strong workforce, as part of a series of permanent structural changes to salvage the airline, its parent company said Friday. continue reading »

Developing Countries to Reduce CO2 Emissions with Spanish Wind Farms

Developing Countries to Reduce CO2 Emissions with Spanish Wind Farms

The Spanish government on Wednesday approved 26 international cooperation projects that would result in a projected annual reduction of 3.8 million tons in CO2 emissions with the aim of complying with the Kyoto protocol. continue reading »

Spanish Photographer’s Photo of Bolivian Mennonite Wins Taylor Wessing Prize

Spanish Photographer’s Photo of Bolivian Mennonite Wins Taylor Wessing Prize

The Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2012 has been awarded to Jordi Ruiz Cirera, 28, for a photograph of a 26-year-old woman from Bolivia - who was reluctant to sit for the camera. continue reading »

Celtic Shocks Barcelona in Champions League Match

Celtic Shocks Barcelona in Champions League Match

Offensive powerhouse FC Barcelona ran into a determined defense Wednesday in Glasgow, where Celtic pulled off a 2-1 upset in the fourth round of group play in the Champions League. continue reading »

Champions League: Real Madrid Ties Borussia Dortmund 2-2

Champions League: Real Madrid Ties Borussia Dortmund 2-2

Real Madrid had to come from behind here Tuesday to gain a 2-2 tie with Borussia Dortmund in the Champions League, even as Malaga and Porto secured their spots in the round of 16. continue reading »

Constitutional Court Upholds Same-Sex Marriage Law in Spain

Constitutional Court Upholds Same-Sex Marriage Law in Spain

The Spanish Constitutional Court defended same-sex marriage in rejecting a challenge filed by the conservative Popular Party against the law authorizing such unions, which was enacted by a Socialist administration. continue reading »

One Direction Glitter Bomb Each Other on Spanish Television Show (VIDEO)

One Direction Glitter Bomb Each Other on Spanish Television Show (VIDEO)

During their appearance on the Spanish television show "El Hormiguero", the boys of One Direction threw caution to the wind (and glitter, flour, and who knows what else) when they took their arts and crafts project to the next level. continue reading »