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Penelope Cruz: New Film is One of Almodóvar’s Best

Penelope Cruz: New Film is One of Almodóvar’s Best

Spanish actress Penelope Cruz said at the opening of the Los Angeles Film Festival that the screenplay for director Pedro Almodovar's next film, "Los Amantes Pasajeros" (The Brief Lovers) is one of the best of her countryman's career. continue reading »

Prostitutes in Spain Can Now Take Out Ads for Their Services

Prostitutes in Spain Can Now Take Out Ads for Their Services

A ban that previously prevented prostitutes from advertising their services has been lifted by the Spanish Parliament. Sex workers can now advertise their services in continue reading »

Spanish Man Sheds Fat to Raise Money for Charity

Spanish Man Sheds Fat to Raise Money for Charity

A man in Spain has set off to walk the full length of Spain, losing pounds and raising money along the way. Oscar Rando of Barcelona is walking 1,864 miles, with sponsors pa continue reading »

Much Uncertainty About Spanish Bailout

Much Uncertainty About Spanish Bailout

The Spanish stock market rallied Monday on news that the European Union will lend Madrid up to 100 billion euros ($125.2 billion) to shore up the Iberian nation's troubled financial sector continue reading »

Spanish Pride: Nadal Wins Record 7th French Open

Spanish Pride: Nadal Wins Record 7th French Open

Spain's Rafael Nadal defeated Serbia's Novak Djokovic 6-4, 6-3, 2-6, 7-5 on Monday in the rain-delayed final of the French Open, clinching a record 7th title at Roland Garros. continue reading »

Mexico and Spain Feud Over Tourist Restrictions

Mexico and Spain Feud Over Tourist Restrictions

The Mexican government will not impose restrictions on Spanish tourists in response to the measures Madrid has applied to Mexicans, Foreign Relations Secretary Patricia Espinosa said. continue reading »

Euro Cup 2012: Spain 1-1 Italy (VIDEO)

Euro Cup 2012: Spain 1-1 Italy (VIDEO)

Italy and Spain showed to be even matches in the opening game of Group C at the EuroCup. Spain, who were the 2008 European Champions, is hoping the be the first nation to win back-to- back. continue reading »

Spain Seeks Bailout that Could Hit $125 Billion

Spain Seeks Bailout that Could Hit $125 Billion

Spain has now become the latest and largest country seeking a European bailout that could hit the $125 billion mark. continue reading »

Spanish Man Found Dead in Home 20 Years After Death

Spanish Man Found Dead in Home 20 Years After Death

The body of a man was only recently found in the northwestern Spanish village of Canizal, though he may have been dead for up to 20 years. continue reading »

Amid Crisis Luis Maria Linde Named Spain’s New Central Bank Chief

Amid Crisis Luis Maria Linde Named Spain’s New Central Bank Chief

Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy's government named a new governor of Spain's central bank on Thursday, entrusting him with overseeing the continued restructuring of the nation's troubled financial sector. continue reading »

Julio Iglesias, 68, Says He’ll Rest When He’s “on the Other Side”

Julio Iglesias, 68, Says He’ll Rest When He’s “on the Other Side”

Julio Iglesias, despite his 43 years in music, said that he is still motivated to go onstage, that he would not sing if it did not move him and that he will rest "in 30 years when I'm on the other side." continue reading »

Mexican Writer Ernesto de la Peña is Awarded Literature Prize

Mexican Writer Ernesto de la Peña is Awarded Literature Prize

Mexican writer Ernesto de la Peña was presented Tuesday with the 26th Menendez Pelayo International Prize in recognition for "his concern about the transmission of knowledge and access to culture by the new generations." continue reading »

Alejandro Sanz Wants Fans to Guess New Album Title Using Paper Airplanes and Videos

Alejandro Sanz Wants Fans to Guess New Album Title Using Paper Airplanes and Videos

Spanish singer-songwriter Alejandro Sanz, one of the most active Latino artists on the social networks, is using an Internet game to get his fans to "guess" the title of his new album, his public relations office announced Tuesday. continue reading »

Spain’s King Juan Carlos Renews Political and Economic Cooperation with Chile

Spain’s King Juan Carlos Renews Political and Economic Cooperation with Chile

Spain's King Juan Carlos on Tuesday called on Spanish business leaders to take advantage of opportunities in renewable energy and tourism in Chile, and he praised the South American country for its legal security, compared with those "where arbitrariness reigns." continue reading »

Paz Vega to Work Again With Almodovar in “Los Amantes Pasajeros”, Pedro Almodovar

Paz Vega to Work Again With Almodovar in “Los Amantes Pasajeros”, Pedro Almodovar

Spanish actress Paz Vega will be in the cast of "Los Amantes Pasajeros" (The Brief Lovers), the new film by Spanish director Pedro Almodovar, with whom she worked on "Hable con Ella" (Talk to Her), Variety reported on its Web site. continue reading »