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Spain Welcomes 3.1 Million Tourists in January

Spain Welcomes 3.1 Million Tourists in January

Spain welcomed in January some 3.1 million foreign visitors, 12.3 percent more than in the same month of 2013, the Industry, Energy and Tourism Ministry said Friday. continue reading »

Pau Gasol to Finish 2014 Season with Lakers

Pau Gasol to Finish 2014 Season with Lakers

Spain's Pau Gasol will remain a member of the Los Angeles Lakers through the remainder of the 2013-2014 season after the team did not find a good enough deal for the center before the NBA's trade deadline. continue reading »

Spain’s First Cat Cafe Celebrates International Cat Day

Spain’s First Cat Cafe Celebrates International Cat Day

The Gatoteca, Spain's first cat cafe, has organized the FESTIMIAU! festival to celebrate International Cat Day. The festival, which runs until Sunday, offers a series of educational, informative and fun activities for cat lovers of all stripes. continue reading »

Spanish Courts Investigating FC Barcelona, Neymar for Tax Fraud

Spanish Courts Investigating FC Barcelona, Neymar for Tax Fraud

FC Barcelona will be investigated for tax fraud in connection with the deal that brought Brazilian striker Neymar to the club, Spanish National Court Judge Pablo Ruz said Thursday. continue reading »

Spain’s Princess Cristina Denies Role in Managing Company with Husband

Spain’s Princess Cristina Denies Role in Managing Company with Husband

The younger of Spanish King Juan Carlos' two daughters told a judge she had no role in managing a jointly owned firm that her husband allegedly used to launder embezzled money, media outlets said Thursday, citing court transcripts. continue reading »

Spanish Court Dismisses Corruption Case Against James Bond Actor Sean Connery

Spanish Court Dismisses Corruption Case Against James Bond Actor Sean Connery

A Spanish court dismissed the case against actor Sean Connery in connection with shady real estate transactions in the resort city of Marbella. continue reading »

Karadashian Ex, Lamar Odom Heading to Spain to Play Basketball

Karadashian Ex, Lamar Odom Heading to Spain to Play Basketball

The often maligned, soon-to-be ex-spouse of Khloe Karadashian is heading to Spain to play some basketball. continue reading »

Marijuana Cake Puts One in Coma, Nine in Hospital in Spain

Marijuana Cake Puts One in Coma, Nine in Hospital in Spain

A marijuana cake consumed by Spanish students has left one in a coma and nine others in the hospital. continue reading »

Rescue Personnel Find 8 People Who Went Missing in Storm on Spanish Islands

Rescue Personnel Find 8 People Who Went Missing in Storm on Spanish Islands

Eight people who went missing in a powerful storm on Spain's Canary Islands have been found by emergency management services, while some 20 Spanish provinces remain on the alert for strong winds and, to a lesser extent, heavy rains. continue reading »

Spain Calls on EU for Greater Cooperation on Immigration

Spain Calls on EU for Greater Cooperation on Immigration

Spain is analyzing the measures needed to avoid tragedies like the deaths of 12 sub-Saharans last week when they tried to swim from Moroccan territory to the neighboring Spanish city of Ceuta, Deputy Prime Minister Soraya Saenz de Santamaria said Friday. continue reading »

REPORT: 1 in 4 Americans Will Be Latino in 2025

REPORT: 1 in 4 Americans Will Be Latino in 2025

A report presented by The Hispanic Council says that in 2025 one in every four Americans will be of Latino origin and that there are already more Hispanics in the United States than Spaniards in Spain, and it urges this European country to strengthen relations with that U.S. community. continue reading »

Spain-China Relations Tense Following Arrest Warrants for Ex-President

Spain-China Relations Tense Following Arrest Warrants for Ex-President

A Spanish judge's decision to issue arrest warrants for China's former president and other senior officials in a case over alleged genocide in Tibet could harm relations between the two countries, the Chinese Foreign Ministry said Tuesday. continue reading »

Spains’ King Juan Carlos Resumes Official Travel Schedule

Spains’ King Juan Carlos Resumes Official Travel Schedule

Spain's King Juan Carlos resumed Tuesday his official agenda abroad with a state visit to Portugal. continue reading »

Cristiano Ronaldo Leads Real Madrid to Copa del Rey Final

Cristiano Ronaldo Leads Real Madrid to Copa del Rey Final

Real Madrid will play in the Copa del Rey final for the second year in a row after Tuesday's 2-0 victory over defending champion Atletico Madrid. continue reading »

Spanish Princess Cristina Denies Role in Corruption Scandal

Spanish Princess Cristina Denies Role in Corruption Scandal

Princess Cristina, the younger of Spanish King Juan Carlos' two daughters, said in an historic court appearance Saturday that she had no role in managing a real-estate and consulting company that she co-owned with her husband and is at the center of a long-running corruption case, judicial sources told Efe. continue reading »