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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 GaroƱa 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 »

Venezuela Questions Relations with Spain Following Bolivian Plane Incident

Venezuela Questions Relations with Spain Following Bolivian Plane Incident

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said Thursday that he will re-evaluate relations with Spain in light of this week's incident involving Bolivian head of state Evo Morales' plane, which had to divert to Vienna after several western European countries barred the flight from their airspace. continue reading »

Owners Regain Control of Picasso’s Paris Studio Where He Painted 1936-1955

Owners Regain Control of Picasso’s Paris Studio Where He Painted 1936-1955

A French court has ordered the eviction of the cultural group that has been using the historic Paris studio where Spanish master Pablo Picasso painted "Guernica" in 1937. The loft has been owned since 1925 by the Chambre des Huissiers de Justice de Paris, or CHJP. continue reading »

Spain and American Revolutionaries: United by a Common Enemy- Great Britain

Spain and American Revolutionaries: United by a Common Enemy- Great Britain

With the arrival of July 4, national fervor will come to a head across the United States in honor of the patriots who declared and fought for independence against Great Britain, tributes that often forget the aid provided by London's great rival at the time, Spain. continue reading »

Ousted Coach Spaniard Jose Antonio Camacho to be Paid 8.3 M by China

Ousted Coach Spaniard Jose Antonio Camacho to be Paid 8.3 M by China

Spaniard Jose Antonio Camacho, who was fired last month as coach of China's national soccer team, will receive 6.4 million euros ($8.32 million) in severance pay, Chinese media said Wednesday. continue reading »

SPAIN: Man Grew Marijuana on Catholic Church Land

Investigators in Santa Cruz, Spain say they have arrested a 27-year-old man for allegedly using Catholic diocese land to grow marijuana. Referred to by only his initials, R.C.H. continue reading »

Spanish Authorities Threaten 007’s Sean Connery with Jail in Corruption Case

Spanish Authorities Threaten 007’s Sean Connery with Jail in Corruption Case

Actor Sean Connery and his wife could have arrest warrants issued for them if they do not appear before a Spanish judge in a corruption case within six months, according to a court ruling seen by Efe on Tuesday. continue reading »

Puerto Rican Murder-For-Hire Suspect Caught in Spain

Puerto Rican Murder-For-Hire Suspect Caught in Spain

A Puerto Rican woman accused of hiring a hit man to murder her husband in 2005 was arrested by Spanish police at Madrid's Barajas International Airport. The director of the FBI office in Puerto Rico, Carlos Cases, continue reading »

Cruz Sisters, Penelope and Monica, Design for Loewe

Cruz Sisters, Penelope and Monica, Design for Loewe

The gorgeous Cruz sisters, Penelope and Monica, have designed a new handbag for the Loewe brand. The high-end Spanish brand will begin selling the Cruz sisters' bag in their stores worldwide on November 1. continue reading »

Chinese Sex Slave Rings Busted in Spain

Chinese Sex Slave Rings Busted in Spain

Spanish police on Monday dismantled two rival Chinese prostitution rings that operated in Madrid and kept 25 women on hand to service customers. continue reading »

In Brazil v Spain - Brazil Triumphs in Confederation Cup

In Brazil v Spain - Brazil Triumphs in Confederation Cup

Brazil, led by 21-year-old phenom Neymar, reasserted its place atop world soccer with a stunning 3-0 shellacking of Spain in the final of the Confederations Cup. continue reading »