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Spanish Bullfighter That Got Gored in the Face Says He’ll Be Back (VIDEO)

Spanish Bullfighter That Got Gored in the Face Says He’ll Be Back (VIDEO)

Juan José Padilla, the Spanish Bullfighter that got gored in the face October 7th said in a press conference he’s going to do ‘the unthinkable’ and return to bullfighting. continue reading »

Cristiano Ronaldo Injured in Clash Against Atlético Madrid

Cristiano Ronaldo Injured in Clash Against Atlético Madrid

The Real Madrid forward suffered a grade-1 sprain in his left ankle after he was tackled by Atletico de Madrid’s Colombian defense Luis Amaranto Perea. continue reading »

Spain Busts Gang Hiding Drugs in Babies’ Diapers

Spain Busts Gang Hiding Drugs in Babies’ Diapers

Spanish police broke up a gang that used children and babies to smuggle cocaine into Europe by hiding the drug in the youngsters' diapers. continue reading »

Ronaldo, Ahead of Messi in Season’s Goal Count

Ronaldo, Ahead of Messi in Season’s Goal Count

Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo scored two penalty kicks this past Saturday and became the top scorer of the season thus far, with a grand total of 16. continue reading »

First Time in Spain’s History: More People Leaving Country Then Immigrating to It

First Time in Spain’s History: More People Leaving Country Then Immigrating to It

The economic crisis that broke out in 2008 will result in a net outflow of people from Spain seeking work, the first time since figures have been kept that such an situation has occurred. continue reading »

Barça Defeats Milan and Is Leader of ‘Group H’ In the Champions League (VIDEO)

Barça Defeats Milan and Is Leader of ‘Group H’ In the Champions League (VIDEO)

With goals by Messi, Xavi and a self-goal by Van Brommel, Barça, the best soccer team in the world beat Milan 2-3 and leads its group in the Champions League. continue reading »

Andrés Iniesta is Injured and Won’t Play Milán Vs. Barça

Andrés Iniesta is Injured and Won’t Play Milán Vs. Barça

Barça number 8, center Andrés Iniesta won’t play against Milán on Wednesday, due to pain in his left leg, from an injury he received Thursday in Zaragoza, Spain. continue reading »

Spain’s Conservative Popular Party Sweeps General Elections

Spain’s Conservative Popular Party Sweeps General Elections

The conservative Popular Party, or PP, won an absolute majority in Spain's general elections on Sunday, according to the official vote count, which - with 99 percent of the ballots tallied continue reading »

Spanich Elections Underway, Ruling Socialist Party Not Likely to Win

Spanich Elections Underway, Ruling Socialist Party Not Likely to Win

Spaniards are heading to the polls Sunday to vote in general elections amid a sky-high unemployment rate and fears of contagion from the European debt crisis. continue reading »

Online Spanish Royal Academy Dictionary Received 50M Visitors in October

Online Spanish Royal Academy Dictionary Received 50M Visitors in October

The dictionary doubled its expected number of visitors last month, the majority, coming from Mexico, Argentina and Spain. continue reading »

Shakira’s In-Laws: “We Love you as Much as We Love Piqué” (VIDEO)

Shakira’s In-Laws: “We Love you as Much as We Love Piqué” (VIDEO)

Joan Piqué, writer, entrepreneur and father of Barça player Gerard Piqué, said he and his wife love Shakira as much as they love their fútbol star son! continue reading »

Banderas, Hayek Receive Mexican Film Fest Prize

Banderas, Hayek Receive Mexican Film Fest Prize

Spanish actor Antonio Banderas and Mexican actress Salma Hayek were awarded the Luis Buñuel prize for promoting goodwill between Mexico and Spain, the director of the Es.cine festival, Enrique Rubio, told Efe. continue reading »

Penny Bingo Betting Brings Spanish Senior Citizens $815,000 in Fines

Penny Bingo Betting Brings Spanish Senior Citizens $815,000 in Fines

About 500 elderly residents of a town in eastern Spain are facing a possible fine of 600,000 euros ($815,000) for playing bingo with wagers of up to 27 cents. continue reading »

No More Two Hour Lunch Breaks: Spain Considering 9-to-5 Work Schedule

No More Two Hour Lunch Breaks: Spain Considering 9-to-5 Work Schedule

Facing economic uncertainty, Spain is looking to make cuts everywhere they can, and currently being considered for the chopping block is workers’ two-hour (or more) lunch breaks. continue reading »

Spain’s Royal Son-in-Law Suspected of Diverting Public Money

Spain’s Royal Son-in-Law Suspected of Diverting Public Money

Spanish prosecutors are investigating a possible diversion of public funds by a foundation once headed by Iñaki Urdangarin, who is married to Princess Cristina, the youngest child of King Juan Carlos and Queen Sofia. continue reading »