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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 »

WOW: 10-0 Spain Over Tahiti in Confederation Cup Play

WOW: 10-0 Spain Over Tahiti in Confederation Cup Play

Spain's national soccer team set records Thursday for the biggest margin of victory in a FIFA Confederations Cup match and in this Brazilian metropolis's iconic Maracana stadium by trouncing lowly Tahiti 10-0. continue reading »

Pique and Other Spanish National Team Members Robbed While Playing at Confederation Cup

Pique and Other Spanish National Team Members Robbed While Playing at Confederation Cup

Six members of Spain's national soccer squad said cash amounts of up to 1,000 euros ($1,321) were stolen from their hotel rooms during their stay in the northeastern Brazilian city of Recife, where La Roja played its first match of the FIFA Confederations Cup. continue reading »

Spanish Architect Creates Transparent Roof for Church Destroyed by War

Spanish Architect Creates Transparent Roof for Church Destroyed by War

Over 70 years ago, during the Spanish Civil War, the Catalonia town of Corbera d'Ebre was destroyed during the Battle of the Ebro. The pinnacle of the town was the Church set on a hill, unfortunately this landmark has been in ruins since the battle in 1938. continue reading »

Spain May Expand Scope of Lionel Messi’s Tax Fraud Investigation

Spain May Expand Scope of Lionel Messi’s Tax Fraud Investigation

Spain's tax agency may expand an investigation of FC Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi that has already led to charges against the 25-year-old Argentine continue reading »

Kidnapped Spaniards Planning Marriage Following Release in Colombia

Kidnapped Spaniards Planning Marriage Following Release in Colombia

The two Spanish citizens who spent 29 days in captivity in Colombia said Sunday they were doing "very well" and had decided to get married. continue reading »

Uruguayan Soccer Coach Prepares Team Against Spain

Uruguayan Soccer Coach Prepares Team Against Spain

The manager of Uruguay's national soccer team on Saturday continued to ponder his strategy and lineup for his team's opening Group B Confederations Cup match against Spain. continue reading »

With Pellegrini Out, Malaga Hires Bernd Schuster

With Pellegrini Out, Malaga Hires Bernd Schuster

Former German international Bernd Schuster will manage Malaga CF for the next five seasons, the Spanish club announced Friday. Schuster, who has played for and coached some of Spain's top teams, succeeds Chilean Manuel Pellegrini, who resigned last month and was named Friday as the new manager of Manchester United. continue reading »

Spain, Venezuela Renew Political Dialogue

Spain, Venezuela Renew Political Dialogue

Spanish Foreign Minister Jose Manuel Garcia-Margallo and Venezuelan counterpart Elias Jaua had a meeting Friday in Madrid that proceeded "on very cordial terms," the ministry said in a communique. continue reading »

Antonio Banderas Takes a Stand For European Film Industry

Antonio Banderas Takes a Stand For European Film Industry

The survival of Europe's film industry depends on cooperation, Spanish actor Antonio Banderas said at the opening of the 20th Spanish and Ibero-American cinema week in the Bulgarian capital. continue reading »

Barca Superstar Lionel Messi Facing $5.3M Tax Fraud Charges, May Face Prison Sentence

Barca Superstar Lionel Messi Facing $5.3M Tax Fraud Charges, May Face Prison Sentence

FC Barcelona striker Lionel Messi and his father face a tax-fraud lawsuit in Spain related to returns filed in 2007, 2008 and 2009. continue reading »

CHECK OUT:  Extreme Jumper’s Disastrous 525-Ft Plunge in Spain  (VIDEO)

CHECK OUT:  Extreme Jumper’s Disastrous 525-Ft Plunge in Spain (VIDEO)

Check out Extreme Base Jumper, Austrian Maria Steinmayr, as she plunges from the Hotel Bali in Benidorm, Spain. continue reading »

Christie’s Auctioning Rare Picasso Piece “Visage Tourmente”

Christie’s Auctioning Rare Picasso Piece “Visage Tourmente”

A total of 172 ceramic works and etchings by Spanish master Pablo Picasso will go on the auction block on June 18 in London, Christie's said Monday. continue reading »

Spanish Film Producer Elias Querejeta Dies, Age 78

Spanish Film Producer Elias Querejeta Dies, Age 78

Spanish film producer Elias Querejeta died on Sunday in Madrid, Spanish Audiovisual Producers Association, or FAPAE, representatives told Efe. He was 78. continue reading »