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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 »

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 »