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Spain to Boost Annual Revenue by $6.1 Billion with Higher Taxes on Alcohol, Tobacco

Spain to Boost Annual Revenue by $6.1 Billion with Higher Taxes on Alcohol, Tobacco

Spain's government on Friday announced tax hikes on alcohol and tobacco and limits on corporate tax deductions, saying the measures would boost revenue by 4.7 billion euros ($6.1 billion) annually. continue reading »

Spain’s King Juan Carlos Downplays Health Issues

Spain’s King Juan Carlos Downplays Health Issues

Spain's King Juan Carlos denied being "extremely sick" and described the state of his health as a "matter of screws," a reference to the back and hip operations he has undergone over the past few years.

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57-Year-Old Singer Miguel Bose Confesses to Being Father of 4 - All Born to Surrogates

57-Year-Old Singer Miguel Bose Confesses to Being Father of 4 - All Born to Surrogates

Singer Miguel Bose has let it be known that he is the father of four children and not two as was been generally thought, a disclosure he made in the special issue that Shangay magazine publishes in honor of International Gay Pride Day. continue reading »

Spanish Star Isco Leaves Malaga for Real Madrid

Spanish Star Isco Leaves Malaga for Real Madrid

Spanish midfielder Isco has joined Real Madrid from Malaga on a five-year deal, the La Liga powerhouse announced. According to the Blancos' statement, the 21-year-old Francisco Roman Alarcon, a native of the southern town of Benalmadena, will undergo a medical exam and be presented to the fans and media on July 3. continue reading »

Most Popular Tourist Attractions According to TripAdvisor in Hispanic America

Most Popular Tourist Attractions According to TripAdvisor in Hispanic America

TripAdvisor users have voted for the top 25 landmarks in the world for 2013. The top Travelers' Choice landmark was located in Latin America and the 25th most popular was Siena Cathedral in Siena, Italy. continue reading »

Real Madrid Presents New Manager Carlo Ancelotti

Real Madrid Presents New Manager Carlo Ancelotti

Real Madrid presented new manager Carlo Ancelotti to the fans and the media during an event on Wednesday at Santiago Bernabeu Stadium. continue reading »

Spanish Authorities Investigating Lance Armstrong and Those Who Helped Him Dope in Spain

Spanish Authorities Investigating Lance Armstrong and Those Who Helped Him Dope in Spain

Spanish authorities are investigating Lance Armstrong and those that helped him with doping while training in Spain from 1999 through 2005. continue reading »

U.S. Govt Seizes Picasso’s “Compotier et Tasse” Italians Want It in Fraud Case

U.S. Govt Seizes Picasso’s “Compotier et Tasse” Italians Want It in Fraud Case

The U.S. Department of Justice seized a work by Pablo Picasso valued at $11.5 million in the name of the Italian government, which is calling for it to be handed over in a case of fraud, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, or ICE, said. continue reading »

SHOCKING: Spanish Mother Arrested After Newborn Rescued from Drain

SHOCKING: Spanish Mother Arrested After Newborn Rescued from Drain

A 26-year-old woman has been arrested after police say she gave birth to a live baby and attempted to dispose of it by sending it down a drain. continue reading »

What Happened?? Rafa Nadal Out in First Round Play at Wimbledon

What Happened?? Rafa Nadal Out in First Round Play at Wimbledon

Clearly the grass courts at Wimbledon, England are not Rafa Nadal's forte – he is out in early play for the second year in a row. continue reading »

Julio Iglesias Kicks Off Summer Concert Series in Spain

Julio Iglesias Kicks Off Summer Concert Series in Spain

Julio Iglesias filled the ancient Teatro Romano in Merida, Spain, where a devoted crowd sang along with the artist, with the strains of his greatest hits on the weekend. continue reading »

Real Madrid Must Pay $5.9 Million to PSG for Carlo Ancelotti

Real Madrid Must Pay $5.9 Million to PSG for Carlo Ancelotti

Real Madrid will have to pay Paris Saint Germain 4.5 million euros ($5.9 million) to secure the services of Carlo Ancelotti, an amount corresponding to the final year remaining on the Italian manager's contract with the French club, L'Equipe reported Saturday. continue reading »

Police Arrest 8 on Terrorism Charges in Spain

Police Arrest 8 on Terrorism Charges in Spain

Eight people of Spanish nationality were arrested in the city of Ceuta for suspected ties with a terrorist network close to al-Qaeda that enlists jihadists in Spain to send them to fight in Syria, the Interior Ministry said Friday. continue reading »

Spanish Judge Summons Messi, His Father for Tax Evasion

Spanish Judge Summons Messi, His Father for Tax Evasion

A judge in the Barcelona suburb of Gava has accepted a tax-fraud complaint filed against Argentine soccer superstar Lionel Messi and his father and summoned them to appear in court for questioning, judicial sources said. continue reading »

Spanish Director Miguel Morayta Dies in Mexico at 105

Spanish Director Miguel Morayta Dies in Mexico at 105

Spanish film director Miguel Morayta, considered one of the great figures of the golden age of Mexican filmmaking, has died in Mexico. He was 105. continue reading »