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Rafael Nadal Advances to 3rd Round of Madrid Masters

Rafael Nadal Advances to 3rd Round of Madrid Masters

Spain's Rafael Nadal successfully kicked off his bid for a 40th career clay-court title, advancing to the third round of the Mutua Madrid Open with a 6-3, 6-4 victory Wednesday over Benoit Paire. continue reading »

Real Madrid President Pleads for Unity Amongst Coaches, Players

Real Madrid President Pleads for Unity Amongst Coaches, Players

The president of Real Madrid soccer club appealed for unity Monday amid public squabbling between players and the coaching staff. Florentino Perez took the opportunity of a previously scheduled event at the club's Santiago Bernabeu stadium to send a message to manager Jose Mourinho, his assistants and the players. continue reading »

Messi Leads Barcelona to Win Over Real Betis

Messi Leads Barcelona to Win Over Real Betis

Barcelona came from behind to beat an impressive Real Betis squad 4-2 on Sunday, with Leo Messi scoring two goals within 16 minutes in the second period. continue reading »

Spanish Foreign Minister Attends Flag Ceremony in Miami

Spanish Foreign Minister Attends Flag Ceremony in Miami

Spanish Foreign Minister Jose Manuel Garcia-Margallo attended a flag ceremony on board the Spanish navy training vessel Juan Sebastian Elcano in Miami on Sunday. continue reading »

Spanish Business Leaders to Guide Small Firms Expanding Abroad

Spanish Business Leaders to Guide Small Firms Expanding Abroad

Spain's CEOE business confederation has created a corporation - CEOE Internacional - whose aim is to place at the disposal of small and medium businesses the means to do business abroad, something the organization considers necessary to help overcome the country's economic crisis, officials said. continue reading »

Rafael Nadal Gears up For Madrid Open

Rafael Nadal Gears up For Madrid Open

Spanish tennis star Rafael Nadal said he did not feel "right now" like he could be the winner of the Mutua Madrid Open, the Masters 1000 event in the Spanish capital. continue reading »

Spanish Police Discover 34 Tons of Hashish on Melon Truck

Spanish Police Discover 34 Tons of Hashish on Melon Truck

Spain's Civil Guard intercepted a record 35.6 tons of hashish in this southern port city, authorities said Friday. The seizure took place last Saturday, Civil Guard commanders and a central government representative said during a press conference in Algeciras. continue reading »

Spanish Artist Gives Zoo Animals a Sophisticated Look

Spanish Artist Gives Zoo Animals a Sophisticated Look

Spanish photographer Yago Partal has created a fun collection called "Zoo Portraits" using the heads of animals dressed in human clothes. Based in Barcelona, Partal has developed this series by mixing photography and illustration to create truly unique prints. continue reading »

Real Madrid Fails to Qualify for Champions League Finals

Real Madrid Fails to Qualify for Champions League Finals

Real Madrid scored twice in the last eight minutes of regulation Tuesday in the second leg of their Champions League final with Borussia Dortmund, but it wasn't enough to erase the 4-1 advantage the visitors racked up in last week's first leg in Germany. continue reading »

Spain’s El Celler de Can Roca Named ‘World’s Best Restaurant’

Spain’s El Celler de Can Roca Named ‘World’s Best Restaurant’

Each year Restaurant magazine releases its list of The World's Best Restaurants. This year, the three Roca brothers' El Cerrer de Can Roca took the top prize. continue reading »

Did Cristiano Ronaldo Cheat with a Miss BumBum Brasil Runner-Up?

Did Cristiano Ronaldo Cheat with a Miss BumBum Brasil Runner-Up?

Cristiano Ronaldo has found himself in the middle of a cheating scandal after the runner-up in Brazil's Miss BumBum contest claimed she and Ronaldo were sleeping together. continue reading »

First Child Born in Spanish Village in 45 Years

First Child Born in Spanish Village in 45 Years

A village in Spain had been without children for 45 years, but that recently changed when a couple moved to the village so their child could grow up with her grandparents. continue reading »

Mexican PRI Politician Living VERY Well in Spain After Scandal

Mexican PRI Politician Living VERY Well in Spain After Scandal

A former Coahuila Gov. and Institutional Revolutionary Party, or PRI, chairman is living in an upscale community outside the northeastern Spanish city of Barcelona and paying monthly rent of 3,500 euros (about $4,580), the Mexican press reported Monday. continue reading »

Worldwide, 1 in 10 Brides Wears a Spanish Designer’s Dress

Worldwide, 1 in 10 Brides Wears a Spanish Designer’s Dress

One of every 10 brides in the world wears a dress by a Spanish designer to the altar, Barcelona Bridal Week, or BBW, organizers said. The 23rd edition of BBW, which starts on Tuesday, continue reading »

Dutch Citizen Arrested in Spain in ‘Computer Bunker’ For Largest Cyber Attack on Record

Dutch Citizen Arrested in Spain in ‘Computer Bunker’ For Largest Cyber Attack on Record

A 35-year-old Dutch citizen has been arrested in northeastern Spain in connection with the biggest cyber attack in history, police said Sunday. Sven Olaf Kamphuis was allegedly behind a distributed denial of service, or DDoS, attack that took down the Internet last month. continue reading »