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Enrique Iglesias Jokes Real Madrid’s “Cristino Ronaldo is Copying My Style”

Enrique Iglesias Jokes Real Madrid’s “Cristino Ronaldo is Copying My Style”

Singer and Real Madrid fan Enrique Iglesias said here Thursday that he admires the Blancos' star striker Cristiano Ronaldo, who he claimed in a joking tone is copying his style. continue reading »

Latin Superstars Daddy Yankee, Prince Royce to Perform in Madrid

Latin Superstars Daddy Yankee, Prince Royce to Perform in Madrid

Puerto Rican reggaeton star Daddy Yankee and Dominican singer Prince Royce will infuse with Latino energy a concert on June 17 at Vistalegre Palace in Madrid, the organizers said. continue reading »

Real Madrid Signs 5-Year Shirt Sponsor Deal With Emirates

Real Madrid Signs 5-Year Shirt Sponsor Deal With Emirates

Real Madrid signed a five-year jersey sponsorship deal Thursday with Dubai-based Emirates airline that is reportedly worth up to 30 million euros ($39 million) per season. continue reading »

SPAIN: Man Breaks into Psychic’s Home After Love Spell Fails

SPAIN: Man Breaks into Psychic’s Home After Love Spell Fails

A man in Spain was arrested last week for allegedly breaking into the home of a psychic whose love spell failed to work. According to police in Magellon, Spain, Jose Laparra, 46, continue reading »

Bon Jovi  Offers Discount Tickets, Waives Performance Fee for Spanish Fans

Bon Jovi Offers Discount Tickets, Waives Performance Fee for Spanish Fans

Rock group Bon Jovi and its founder Jon Bon Jovi are thanking their devoted Spanish fans in the best way possible – offering half-priced tickets for their upcoming June performance. continue reading »

Spain Has Until 2016 to Correct Deficit, Says European Commission

Spain Has Until 2016 to Correct Deficit, Says European Commission

The European Commission confirmed Wednesday that it was recommending Spain be given two additional years to correct its deficit and additional flexibility for dealing with the situation in each individual year based on the targets set by Madrid. continue reading »

Spanish Woman Steals Money from Son’s Bar, Loses it Gambling

Spanish Woman Steals Money from Son’s Bar, Loses it Gambling

Police in Spain say a woman claiming her son's bar had been robbed actually stole the money herself. Investigators say the 56-year-old woman stole money from the bar located in Artana, continue reading »

Spanish Engineer Among Winners of European Inventor Award

Spanish Engineer Among Winners of European Inventor Award

Spanish engineer Jose Luis Lopez Gomez won Tuesday the European Inventor Award's first-ever Popular Prize for a system that allows trains to travel with more safety and comfort. continue reading »

Three-Time World Player Named Real Madrid New Sporting Director

Three-Time World Player Named Real Madrid New Sporting Director

Zinedine Zidane, a three-time World Player of the Year, is the new sporting director at Real Madrid and will have a major say in personnel decisions, club president Florentino Perez said. continue reading »

Brazil’s Neymar Now Officially Heading to FC Barcelona

Brazil’s Neymar Now Officially Heading to FC Barcelona

Brazilian striker Neymar made his move to FC Barcelona official on Monday, signing the papers for his transfer from Brazil's Santos FC to this year's Spanish champion. continue reading »

Rihanna Opens European Tour at BEC Arena in Barakaldo

Rihanna Opens European Tour at BEC Arena in Barakaldo

Rihanna awed and captivated a devoted audience at the BEC arena in the northern Spanish city of Barakaldo with a show that had fans dancing and singing along at what was the first European concert of her Diamonds World Tour. continue reading »

Mexican Cuisine Has A Strong Following in Madrid

Mexican Cuisine Has A Strong Following in Madrid

Mexican gastronomy has been weighed down for decades by the Tex-Mex style of cooking. So it came as a surprise for many here when its true authenticity was revealed, so much so that the restaurant with the second longest waiting list is Mexican - Punto MX - which opened in Madrid a year ago. continue reading »

Sex Offenders in Spain Will Be Watched to Prevent Repeat Offenses

Sex Offenders in Spain Will Be Watched to Prevent Repeat Offenses

Those sentenced for gender-related violence in Spain, after doing their time in jail, will be set free but under constant surveillance, so that both the agents charged with protecting the victims and the victims themselves will know where the offender is at any time. continue reading »

Placido Domingo Brings “Authenticity” to Role at Chinese Opera

Placido Domingo Brings “Authenticity” to Role at Chinese Opera

Spanish tenor Placido Domingo said the Giuseppe Verdi opera "Nabucco," in which he plays the titular character, was the best choice for showing China real "authenticity," since that is the value its composer was looking for. continue reading »

28 Migrants in Rubber Boats Rescued en Route to Spain

28 Migrants in Rubber Boats Rescued en Route to Spain

A total of 28 migrants from sub-Saharan Africa were rescued Saturday in the Strait of Gibraltar by Moroccan police as they tried to reach the coast of Spain on five inflatable boats, the Spanish rescue service said. continue reading »