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48-Year-Old Spanish Climber Falls to His Death in French Pyrenees

48-Year-Old Spanish Climber Falls to His Death in French Pyrenees

A 48-year-old Spanish climber "from the Barcelona region" died on the weekend in a fall in the French Pyrenees while he was climbing along a route near the international border on the mountain known as Pic d'Estats, the French Gendarmerie, or militarized police, reported Sunday. continue reading »

Deputy P.M. Meets with Spanish Business Leaders in Peru

Deputy P.M. Meets with Spanish Business Leaders in Peru

Spanish Deputy Prime Minister Soraya Saenz de Santamaria had a working breakfast Sunday with top Spanish business leaders in Peru, one of the most attractive destinations for Spanish investment. continue reading »

Basque Terrorists: Logistics, Military Wings Dismantled

Basque Terrorists: Logistics, Military Wings Dismantled

The Basque terrorist group ETA "has carried out the dismantling of the logistics and operational structures related to the armed struggle," the Naiz.info Web site, the online version of the independent Basque newspaper Gara, reported Sunday, citing a statement from the organization. continue reading »

Eva Longoria Hosts Charity Events While on Vacation in Spain

Eva Longoria Hosts Charity Events While on Vacation in Spain

Eva Longoria organized two events this weekend for the Global Gift foundation in the southern Spanish resort city of Marbella, where the actress is vacationing with relatives. continue reading »

Real Madrid, FC Barcelona Ranked Most Valuable Sports Franchises

Real Madrid, FC Barcelona Ranked Most Valuable Sports Franchises

Spanish soccer powerhouses Real Madrid and FC Barcelona ranked No. 1 and No. 2 in Forbes magazine's 2014 list of the most valuable sports franchises on the planet. continue reading »

Goalkeeper Jan Oblak Joins Atletico Madrid

Goalkeeper Jan Oblak Joins Atletico Madrid

Atletico Madrid and Portugal's Benfica have reached an agreement that will bring Slovenian international goalkeeper Jan Oblak to Spain, the La Liga club said Wednesday. continue reading »

Shakira Comforts Pique After Spain’s Lackluster World Cup Appearance

Shakira Comforts Pique After Spain’s Lackluster World Cup Appearance

Colombian singer Shakira, who will perform in Sunday's World Cup closing ceremony, said her boyfriend, Spanish soccer player Gerard Pique, was still trying to get over his team's ouster from the tournament. continue reading »

3 Injured During 6th Running of the Bulls in Pamplona

3 Injured During 6th Running of the Bulls in Pamplona

Three men were injured but none were gored in the sixth running of the bulls at the San Fermin festival on Saturday in the northern Spanish city of Pamplona, featuring bulls from the Fuente Ymbro estate. continue reading »

Pau Gasol Rejects Lakers’ Offer, Looking Elsewhere

Pau Gasol Rejects Lakers’ Offer, Looking Elsewhere

Spanish veteran big man Pau Gasol has rejected an initial contract offer from the Los Angeles Lakers and is reportedly trying to decide whether to sign with the Chicago Bulls or the reigning-champion San Antonio Spurs. continue reading »

Spanish Firm to Develop New Oil Field in Ecuador

Spanish Firm to Develop New Oil Field in Ecuador

Spanish oil major Repsol said it plans to develop a new oil field in Ecuador that could yield between 5 million and 6 million barrels of crude. continue reading »

Spanish Firms to Build Wind Farm in Honduras

Spanish Firms to Build Wind Farm in Honduras

Spain's Iberdrola Ingenieria and Gamesa have been awarded a contract to build a 50 MW wind farm in Honduras, Iberdrola said Wednesday in a statement. continue reading »

Second Day Of Running of Bulls: 3 Injured

Second Day Of Running of Bulls: 3 Injured

A Briton, a Japanese man and a local resident were injured Tuesday in the second running of the bulls at the San Fermin festival in the northern Spanish city of Pamplona, officials said. continue reading »

Thousands Kick Off Spain’s San Fermin Festival

Thousands Kick Off Spain’s San Fermin Festival

Thousands of people turned out Sunday in the northern Spanish city of Pamplona to celebrate the start of the San Fermin festival, known around the world for its daily running of the bulls. continue reading »

Spanish Woman Who Stabbed Young Daughter’s Teacher Faces Murder Charge in France

Spanish Woman Who Stabbed Young Daughter’s Teacher Faces Murder Charge in France

The Spanish woman of Moroccan origin who stabbed her daughter's teacher to death in the southern French town of Albi has been accused of homicide, local media reported Saturday. continue reading »

Pamplona Gets Ready For the Popular Running of the Bulls

Pamplona Gets Ready For the Popular Running of the Bulls

On the eve of its popular San Fermin festival, Pamplona has everything ready for the enjoyment and excitement of some 200,000 locals plus thousands attracted from all parts of Spain and all over the world. continue reading »