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Ferran and Albert Adria May Be Opening Mexican Restaurant in Spain

Ferran and Albert Adria May Be Opening Mexican Restaurant in Spain

The famed Adria brothers of Spain will reportedly be opening another restaurant. Spanish sources are reporting that this time around, Ferran and Albert Adria will be opening a Mexican restaurant in Barcelona. continue reading »

Former Arizona Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and Husband to Speak on Spanish Cruise

Former Arizona Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and Husband to Speak on Spanish Cruise

A Los Angeles cruise line has invited former Arizona Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and her husband, former NASA astronaut Mark Kelly to speak and engage in a photo session with guests of a Mediterranean luxury cruise this summer. continue reading »

Spanish Soccer Star Iker Casillas to Wed Journalist Girlfriend

Spanish Soccer Star Iker Casillas to Wed Journalist Girlfriend

The goaltender and captain of the Spanish national soccer team that won the 2010 World Cup, Iker Casillas, will wed journalist Sara Carbonero in July, the next issue of Lecturas magazine reports on its cover. continue reading »

Spanish Astronaut Michael Lopez-Alegria Retires after 20 Years at NASA

Spanish Astronaut Michael Lopez-Alegria Retires after 20 Years at NASA

Spanish astronaut Michael Lopez-Alegria has left NASA after 20 years with the U.S. space agency. continue reading »

Celebrating Dali’s Sweet, Enduring Mini Masterpiece:  Chupa Chups

Celebrating Dali’s Sweet, Enduring Mini Masterpiece:  Chupa Chups

Did you know the famous Spanish lollipop, Chupa Chups, also had a famous logo designer, the surrealist Spanish painter, Salvador Dalí. continue reading »

Spain to Return Antiquities Dating from the Time of the Pharohs, Back to Egypt

Spain to Return Antiquities Dating from the Time of the Pharohs, Back to Egypt

The Spanish government will return to Egypt eight items dating back to the time of the pharaohs - the 6th Dynasty, which lasted from 2374 B.C. to 2192 B.C., to be precise - and which had been taken illegally from the Arab country in 1999, the Egyptian Foreign Ministry announced Sunday. continue reading »

After No Performance in 12 Years, Enrique Iglesias Announces Return to Madrid

After No Performance in 12 Years, Enrique Iglesias Announces Return to Madrid

Singer Enrique Iglesias will return to his native Madrid on May 4 to offer a concert on his "Euphoria" tour, his first such appearance in 12 years in the Spanish capital. continue reading »

VIDEO: Shakira Jumps Out of Car to Dance in Barcelona

VIDEO: Shakira Jumps Out of Car to Dance in Barcelona

Shakira has uploaded a video to youtube titled "I'm crazy about Shrillex!", in which she stops her car in the middle of the street and jumps out to start dancing to the music on her car radio. continue reading »

Lionel Messi Becomes First Player to Score 5 Goals in Champion League Match (VIDEO)

Lionel Messi Becomes First Player to Score 5 Goals in Champion League Match (VIDEO)

It was a first for Barcelona's Lionel Messi, who scored five goals in Wednesday's match against Bayer Leverkusen. With his five goals, the Argentine forward became continue reading »

Shakira Says She Watches Every One of Boyfriend Gerard Pique’s Soccer Matches

Shakira Says She Watches Every One of Boyfriend Gerard Pique’s Soccer Matches

Colombian singer Shakira said she never misses a match where her boyfriend, Spanish soccer star Gerard Pique, is playing. Aware of the "dedication, commitment, discipline and teamwork" continue reading »

Pablo Milanes Cancels Tour in Spain After Emergency Surgery

Pablo Milanes Cancels Tour in Spain After Emergency Surgery

Cuban singer-songwriter Pablo Milanes cancelled his Spanish concert tour after undergoing emergency surgery for an umbilical hernia at Ruber Internacional Clinic in Madrid. continue reading »

Anonymous Hackers Caught in Latin America

Anonymous Hackers Caught in Latin America

Interpol (The International Criminal Police Organization) carried out an investigation against Anonymous that led to 10 arrests in Argentina and another 15 in other countries. continue reading »

Kate del Castillo May Star in New Telenovela with “El Gallego”

Kate del Castillo May Star in New Telenovela with “El Gallego”

Controversial Mexican actress Kate del Castillo may make a new telenovela in which she will be a couple with Spanish actor Ivan Sanchez "El Gallego". continue reading »

Cash-Strapped Spanish Town Authorizes  Marijuana Plantation

Cash-Strapped Spanish Town Authorizes Marijuana Plantation

Leaders of this northeastern town have given the green light to the establishment of a cannabis plantation to boost municipal revenues and create jobs in the context of Spain's economic crisis. continue reading »

BLOTTER: Spanish Man Throws Acid at Children and Mother at Bus Stop

BLOTTER: Spanish Man Throws Acid at Children and Mother at Bus Stop

Monday, three children and their mother were taken to the hospital after a man at a bus stop in Spain threw acid at their faces. The unprovoked attack left two of the children with continue reading »