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Number of Foreign Students Studying in Spain Continues to Decline

Number of Foreign Students Studying in Spain Continues to Decline

The number of foreign-born students in basic education in Spain dropped 4.2 percent in the 2013-2014 academic year to levels similar to what they were in 2008, the Education Ministry said Monday. continue reading »

Paleontologists Reconstruct Giant Dinosaur With Fossils Found in Spain

Paleontologists Reconstruct Giant Dinosaur With Fossils Found in Spain

Fossils discovered in the east-central Spanish province of Cuenca have enabled experts to reconstruct the dermal armor of the titanosaurs, the last of the giant dinosaurs, for the first time. continue reading »

Mariano Rajoy Calls on EU to Take Stance on Illegal Immigration

Mariano Rajoy Calls on EU to Take Stance on Illegal Immigration

Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy on Thursday here pushed for a "forceful" European Union policy on illegal immigration, pointing to the "difficult situation" his government has been facing due to recent massive attempts by migrants to enter Spain. continue reading »

Spain Allows Repsol To Explore For Oil Off Canary Islands

Spain Allows Repsol To Explore For Oil Off Canary Islands

Spain's Industry Ministry has authorized Madrid-based oil major Repsol to drill up to three exploratory wells off the Canary Islands, a major tourist destination. continue reading »

72 Arrested in Spain for Human Trafficking

72 Arrested in Spain for Human Trafficking

Spanish police arrested 72 people and broke up a band dedicated to illegally smuggling Albanian citizens to Britain, authorities said Monday. continue reading »

FC Barcelona Signs Vermaelen for Next 5 Seasons

FC Barcelona Signs Vermaelen for Next 5 Seasons

Belgian defender Thomas Vermaelen has signed with FC Barcelona for the next five seasons and on Sunday will be presented as a new player for the Spanish-league side, Barça said in a press release. continue reading »

Doctors Treat Spanish Priest with Ebola with Experimental Serum

Doctors Treat Spanish Priest with Ebola with Experimental Serum

The Spanish missionary infected with Ebola and admitted to a hospital in Madrid is being treated with the experimental serum ZMapp, also used in the United States for patients with the hemorrhagic virus. continue reading »

Area of Northern Spain Hailed as “Mega-Trove” of Dinosaur Footprints

Area of Northern Spain Hailed as “Mega-Trove” of Dinosaur Footprints

Experts confirm that a site in the northern Spanish province of Burgos is a "mega-trove" of fossilized dinosaur footprints from a species unknown anywhere else in the world. continue reading »

Cocaine Found Aboard Spanish Navy Training Vessel

Cocaine Found Aboard Spanish Navy Training Vessel

Authorities found 127 kilos of cocaine hidden aboard the Spanish navy's training ship, the Juan Sebastian Elcano, after an investigation in which three sailors - two Spaniards and an Ecuadorian - were arrested last month, Spain's Civil Guard said Wednesday. continue reading »

Atletico Madrid’s Manquillo Joins Liverpool on 2-Year Loan

Atletico Madrid’s Manquillo Joins Liverpool on 2-Year Loan

Right back Javier Manquillo, who came through Atletico Madrid's youth system and played last season with its first team, has joined Liverpool F.C. on a two-year loan, the clubs announced Wednesday on their respective Web sites. continue reading »

REPORT: Spanish Priest Working in Africa Tests Positive for Ebola

REPORT: Spanish Priest Working in Africa Tests Positive for Ebola

A Spanish priest working in the West African nation of Liberia tested positive for the ebola virus and is being treated in isolation at San Jose Hospital in Monrovia, the Spain-based health charity Juan Ciudad ONGD said Tuesday. continue reading »

Spanish Firm Delivers Second Tuna Boat to Mexico’s Grupomar

Spanish Firm Delivers Second Tuna Boat to Mexico’s Grupomar

Spanish shipyard Armon on Sunday delivered the tuna boat Oaxaca, the second vessel in a three-ship package, to Mexico's Grupo Maritimo Industrial, or Grupomar. continue reading »

Spanish Singer Raphael Labels Himself an “Indie” Artist

Spanish Singer Raphael Labels Himself an “Indie” Artist

Spanish singer Raphael is facing the fact that others are thinking about his retirement, even though he is heading out on the latest tour in his decades-long career, a tour on which he will perform at the Sonorama music festival before a new audience: namely, "indie" fans. continue reading »

Spanish Actor Fulfills Dream of Directing Feature Film

Spanish Actor Fulfills Dream of Directing Feature Film

Spanish actor, screenwriter and director Hugo Stuven Casasnovas says he is fulfilling one of his dreams by directing a feature film, a crime thriller titled "Anomalous" that is due to premiere in 2015. continue reading »

Neymar Will Join Barça’s Pre-Season Match in August

Neymar Will Join Barça’s Pre-Season Match in August

Brazilian star striker Neymar said here Thursday he will be "100 percent" when he joins FC Barcelona's training sessions next week and is confident he will play in a friendly pre-season match later in August. continue reading »