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Several Runners Injured During Pamplona Bull Run

Several Runners Injured During Pamplona Bull Run

The bulls from the Victoriano del Rio ranch completed the fastest run so far at this year's San Fermin festival in the northern Spanish city of Pamplona, creating dangerous conditions that resulted in several runners being trampled. continue reading »

No Injuries on Third Run with the Bulls in Pamplona

No Injuries on Third Run with the Bulls in Pamplona

The bulls from the Valdefresno estate in Salamanca were the featured attraction Tuesday of the third running of the bulls at the San Fermin festival in the northern Spanish city of Pamplona, where one of the animals strayed from the herd but no injuries were reported. continue reading »

David Villa Passes Atletico Madrid Medical Tests

David Villa Passes Atletico Madrid Medical Tests

Spanish international David Villa, the latest acquisition of Atletico Madrid, passed his medical, the capital club said Tuesday. Villa arrived in Madrid late Monday, just hours after FC Barcelona announced his transfer to Atletico in a deal that is potentially worth up to 5.1 million euros ($6.55 million). continue reading »

Though Hospitalized, Placido Domingo Said to be “Progressing Favorably”

Though Hospitalized, Placido Domingo Said to be “Progressing Favorably”

Tenor Placido Domingo, hospitalized in Madrid for a pulmonary embolism, said in a message on his Facebook page that he will feel "much better soon," adding that he is "extremely grateful and moved by the demonstrations of love and good wishes received from all of you." continue reading »

Spain Apologies for Diplomatic “Misunderstanding” Over Bolivia’s Detoured Presidential Plane

Spain Apologies for Diplomatic “Misunderstanding” Over Bolivia’s Detoured Presidential Plane

Spain's foreign minister on Tuesday offered apologies to Bolivia's Evo Morales for "any misunderstanding" linked to last week's diversion of the Latin American leader's aircraft, but insisted that Madrid never barred the plane from its airspace. continue reading »

Famed Tenor Placido Domingo Hospitalized for a Pulmonary Embolism

Famed Tenor Placido Domingo Hospitalized for a Pulmonary Embolism

Spanish tenor Placido Domingo remains in a Madrid hospital, where he is being treated for a pulmonary embolism, the Royal Theater reported Tuesday continue reading »

FC Barcelona Reaches Deal with Atletico Madrid for David Villa

FC Barcelona Reaches Deal with Atletico Madrid for David Villa

Spanish international David Villa is on his way from FC Barcelona to Atletico Madrid in a deal that is potentially worth up to 5.1 million euros ($6.55 million), Barça said Monday. continue reading »

You’ll Never Guess Where Cristiano Ronaldo Opened Up a Soccer Academy?

You’ll Never Guess Where Cristiano Ronaldo Opened Up a Soccer Academy?

Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo inaugurated a soccer academy over the weekend in Tbilisi, the capital of Georgia, along with Ukraine's Andriy Shevchenko. continue reading »

Running of the Bulls Day Two:  No One Hurt

Running of the Bulls Day Two:  No One Hurt

No one was injured Monday in the second running of the bulls at the San Fermin festival in this northern Spanish city. continue reading »

Bus Accident in Spanish Province of Avila, Leaves 9 Dead and Many Injured

Bus Accident in Spanish Province of Avila, Leaves 9 Dead and Many Injured

Nine people were killed and 21 others injured in a bus accident on a highway in Tornadizos, a town in the north-central Spanish province of Avila, the Civil Guard said. continue reading »

Spain and China Look for Ways to Expand Economic, Financial Relationship

Spain and China Look for Ways to Expand Economic, Financial Relationship

Spanish parliament speaker Jesus Posada and Chinese President Xi Jinping looked here Friday at ways to bolster bilateral relations. continue reading »

Rajoy Says Spanish Economy is Improving

Rajoy Says Spanish Economy is Improving

Spain's economy "is getting better" and the proposals of former Prime Minister Jose Maria Aznar to reduce taxes will be heeded, Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy said Sunday. continue reading »

4 Injured in First Run With the Bulls at Pamplona

4 Injured in First Run With the Bulls at Pamplona

Four people, including an Australian, a Briton and a woman from the United States, were injured in the first running of the bulls at the San Fermin festival in the northern Spanish city of Pamplona, hospital officials said Sunday. continue reading »

Controversial Nuclear Plant Gets Shut Down in Spain

Controversial Nuclear Plant Gets Shut Down in Spain

The 42-year-old Santa Maria de Garoña nuclear power plant in the north-central province of Burgos, one of the eight nuclear reactors operating in Spain, has been shut down. continue reading »

Spain’s San Fermin Festival Draws Large Crowds

Spain’s San Fermin Festival Draws Large Crowds

The firing of the traditional "chupinazo" rocket here Saturday before a giant crowd marked the start of the nine-day San Fermin festival. continue reading »