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First Day of Iberia Pilot Strike, Hundreds of Flights Cancelled

First Day of Iberia Pilot Strike, Hundreds of Flights Cancelled

The Spanish airline Iberia will cancel more than 100 flights Sunday on the first day of a two-day pilots' strike called by the Sepla union to protest the founding of a low-cost subsidiary. continue reading »

Julio Iglesias Bids Farewell to His “Public Life”

Julio Iglesias Bids Farewell to His “Public Life”

Julio Iglesias, the best-selling Spanish recording artist of all time both at home and abroad, lived the last day of his "public life" in Madrid on Friday as he accepted a prize for that double achievement from his record label. continue reading »

Spanish Tenor Jose Carreras Raises $8.3M to Fight Cancer

Spanish Tenor Jose Carreras Raises $8.3M to Fight Cancer

Spanish tenor Jose Carreras collected 6.4 million euros ($8.3 million) in a televised gala held in Germany for the foundation that he directs and which is dedicated to the fight against the bone-marrow cancer known as leukemia, event organizers said Friday. continue reading »

Barcelona’s Human Pyramid Makers Release Nude Calendar (VIDEO)

Barcelona’s Human Pyramid Makers Release Nude Calendar (VIDEO)

This human pyramid group lost its funding due to the Spanish fiscal crisis, and is hoping proceeds from the erotic calendar will help them continue building human pyramids as a hobby. continue reading »

Almodovar’s ‘The Skin I Live In’ Nominated for Golden Globes

Almodovar’s ‘The Skin I Live In’ Nominated for Golden Globes

Spanish director Pedro Almodovar's psychological thriller "La piel que habito" (The Skin I Live In) has picked up a Golden Globe nomination for best foreign language film, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association said Thursday. continue reading »

Club World Cup Final, the Much Anticipated Barça VS Santos (VIDEO)

Club World Cup Final, the Much Anticipated Barça VS Santos (VIDEO)

The best soccer team in Europe, and the best in South America will clash Sunday in a Club World Cup Final that is a duel between Neymar and Leo Messi. continue reading »

Televisa acquires piece of Spain’s ‘La Sexta’ production company

Televisa acquires piece of Spain’s ‘La Sexta’ production company

Once the deal is completed, Televisa will become a shareholder of a firm that is "the main provider of audiovisual content and services for the media and entertainment industry in Spain and one of the most important in the Spanish-speaking world," the Mexico City-based company said. continue reading »

WTF: Tom Cruise and Duchess of Alba on Red Carpet in Spain?

WTF: Tom Cruise and Duchess of Alba on Red Carpet in Spain?

Take a look at the Duchess of Alba snuggle to Tom Cruise at the red carpet premiere of Mission Impossible 4 “Ghost Protocol” in the Spanish capital. continue reading »

King of Spains Says “Very Hard Times” are in Spaniards’ Future

King of Spains Says “Very Hard Times” are in Spaniards’ Future

Spain's King Juan Carlos said Tuesday that his country is facing "very hard times," calling on Spaniards to "win the battle" against high unemployment and consolidate "the definitive victory" over terrorism. continue reading »

Review: Barça’s Appearances in the Club World Cup (VIDEO)

Review: Barça’s Appearances in the Club World Cup (VIDEO)

The current best soccer team in the world, Barcelona FC has participated three times in the Club World Cup (formerly known as the Intercontinental Cup) Check out the highlights! continue reading »

Spanish Study Says 43% of Orange Juice Served at Bars is Contaminated

Spanish Study Says 43% of Orange Juice Served at Bars is Contaminated

A Study from the University of Valencia found dangerous levels of bacteria in 43% of the orange juices used at Spanish bars for mixed drinks. continue reading »

Spanish Royal In-Law Told to Refrain from Official Activities

Spanish Royal In-Law Told to Refrain from Official Activities

Iñaki Urdangarin, son-in-law of Spain's King Juan Carlos, will cease to take part in official activities of the Royal Family amid the controversy over a judicial investigation into continue reading »

Barça Players Relax in Tokyo After Defeating Real Madrid Saturday

Barça Players Relax in Tokyo After Defeating Real Madrid Saturday

The Barcelona soccer team is taking a few days off in Japan before their Thursday debut against Qatari club Al-Sadd in the Soccer Club World Cup. continue reading »

The Santiago Bernabéu: Mythical Venue (VIDEO)

The Santiago Bernabéu: Mythical Venue (VIDEO)

Since the first league meeting in 1929, Real Madrid have played host to Fútbol Club Barcelona on 81 occasions, of which the home team have emerged victorious 50 times, 15 continue reading »

Soccer Star Carles Puyol Helps UN to Save Orangutans of the World

Soccer Star Carles Puyol Helps UN to Save Orangutans of the World

Soccer star Carles Puyol, who led Spain to the World Cup title last year, is the face of a new United Nations campaign to save endangered orangutans that could face extinction within the next few decades. continue reading »