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Miro’s “Peinture (Etoile Bleue)” Sells for Record $37 Million in London

Miro’s “Peinture (Etoile Bleue)” Sells for Record $37 Million in London

Joan Miro's "Peinture (Etoile Bleue)" sold in London Tuesday at Sotheby's auction house for 23.56 million pounds ($37 million), a record price for a work by the Spanish artist. continue reading »

First Single from Alejandro Sanz’s New Album to be Released June 25

First Single from Alejandro Sanz’s New Album to be Released June 25

Spanish singer Alejandro Sanz returns to the market with a new album from which he is launching the first single, "No Me Compares" (Don't Compare Me), to be available online in the United States on June 25. continue reading »

Nanny at Handicapped Childrens’ Shelter in Spain Admits to Killing 3

Nanny at Handicapped Childrens’ Shelter in Spain Admits to Killing 3

Graciela Baravran, the nanny implicated in the deaths of three children at a shelter for handicapped youngsters in central Spain, admitted her guilt on Monday and was sentenced to 45 years in prison. continue reading »

Penelope Cruz Complains About Celebrity Children’s Lack of Protection in Media

Penelope Cruz Complains About Celebrity Children’s Lack of Protection in Media

Spanish actress Penelope Cruz said that fame, one of the subjects dealt with in the new Woody Allen film "To Rome With Love" in which she plays a leading role, has not brought her "true happiness" and objected to the way children's privacy in the United States goes unprotected. continue reading »

Ancient Cave Art Discovered in Spain Could Be From Neanderthals

Ancient Cave Art Discovered in Spain Could Be From Neanderthals

Scientists believe cave paintings discovered in Spain could be the work of Neanderthals, our closest prehistoric relatives, who lived throughout Europe and Asia until about 30,000 years ago. "This currently is Europe’s oldest dated art, by at least 4,000 years,” says Alistair Pike of the University of Bristol in England. continue reading »

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 »