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Prince Royce Cancels 3 Upcoming Concerts in Spain

Prince Royce Cancels 3 Upcoming Concerts in Spain

Singer Prince Royce announced in Miami that he was calling off the three concerts he had scheduled for this weekend in Spain due to "the failure of local promoters to meet their obligations."I feel terrible about having to disappoint my fans in Spain," Prince Royce said in a communique, adding that the promoters' noncompliance was "beyond his control." continue reading »

Spain’s New King and Queen Meet the Pope

Spain’s New King and Queen Meet the Pope

Pope Francis on Monday welcomed Spain's King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia to the Vatican. continue reading »

Spanish Scientists Discover Issues With Satellite Sensors

Spanish Scientists Discover Issues With Satellite Sensors

The 2011-2012 eruption of El Hierro Volcano in Spain's Canary Islands caused such changes in the surrounding sea that it became a bank of opportunities for all kinds of scientific projects, like the one that just found flaws in the sensors of three earth-observation satellites. continue reading »

Spanish Birth Rates Drop for 5th Straight Year

Spanish Birth Rates Drop for 5th Straight Year

In 2013, births in Spain declined for the fifth straight year to 425,390, or 6.4 percent less than the year before, and a decrease since 2008 of more than 18 percent, the National Statistics Institute, or INE, said Tuesday. continue reading »

Spanish National Team Returns Home and Avoids Press

Spanish National Team Returns Home and Avoids Press

The Spanish national soccer team returned to Madrid from Brazil around noon on Tuesday, avoiding reporters and not greeting the fans who showed up to express their support. continue reading »

Madrid and Miami Sign Friendship Accord

Madrid and Miami Sign Friendship Accord

Madrid Mayor Ana Botella and Miami's Tomas Regalado signed in the Spanish capital Monday a twin-town agreement, noting the historic, cultural and economic ties that bind them. continue reading »

Spanish Singer Isabel Pantoja’s Money Laundering Sentence Upheld

Spanish Singer Isabel Pantoja’s Money Laundering Sentence Upheld

The Spanish Supreme Court confirmed Monday a two-year prison sentence for singer Isabel Pantoja on charges of money laundering, but she is unlikely to serve any time behind bars. continue reading »

Spain Unveils Tax-Cut Measures

Spain Unveils Tax-Cut Measures

Spain's government has approved plans to cut the tax rate for large companies from 30 percent to 28 percent on Jan. 1, 2015, and to 25 percent beginning in 2016, bringing it in line with the levy imposed on small- and medium-sized enterprises. continue reading »

World Leaders Honor Spanish Royal Family

World Leaders Honor Spanish Royal Family

The international community congratulated Felipe VI on his investiture Thursday as Spain's new king and paid tribute to the work of former monarch Juan Carlos during his 39 years as head of state. continue reading »

Spanish Parliament Swears In Felipe VI

Spanish Parliament Swears In Felipe VI

Felipe VI was sworn in and proclaimed king of Spain before Parliament on Thursday in a ceremony in the lower house of the legislature. continue reading »

400 African Migrants Try to Break Into Spanish Enclave

400 African Migrants Try to Break Into Spanish Enclave

Roughly 400 sub-Saharan migrants tried Wednesday to scale the barrier separating this Spanish city from Morocco, authorities said. The attempt to enter Melilla occurred at around 6:15 a.m. at the north section of the perimeter, the Spanish central government's delegation in the enclave said in a statement. continue reading »

Chile Knocks Out Spain the Defending World Cup Champs

Chile Knocks Out Spain the Defending World Cup Champs

Spain saw its hopes of a second consecutive World Cup title shattered here Wednesday with a 2-0 loss to Chile that signaled La Roja's elimination from the 2014 tourney. continue reading »

Spanish Senate Approves King Juan Carlos’s Abdication

Spanish Senate Approves King Juan Carlos’s Abdication

The Spanish Senate on Tuesday approved King Juan Carlos's abdication, completing the final parliamentary procedure needed for the proclamation of Felipe VI as Spain's next monarch. continue reading »

Brazilian, Spanish Firms Investing $150 Million in Wind Farms

Brazilian, Spanish Firms Investing $150 Million in Wind Farms

Spanish utility Iberdrola and Brazil's Neoenergia will partner to build three wind farms in Brazil with a total installed capacity of 84 MW. continue reading »

Dolphins Rescued Off Spanish Mediterranean Island

Dolphins Rescued Off Spanish Mediterranean Island

Agents of the Balearic Fauna Recovery Consortium, or Cofib, together with local police and biologists on Saturday morning freed 12 young dolphins on the open sea that had run aground in shallow water near the Alcudia Mar Nautical Club, off the northern coast of the Spanish Mediterranean island of Mallorca. continue reading »