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Uruguayan President Asks Spain to Play Decisive Role in EU-Mercosur Accord

Uruguayan President Asks Spain to Play Decisive Role in EU-Mercosur Accord

Uruguayan President Jose Mujica on Sunday asked Spain to play a decisive role in the negotiations between the European Union and Mercosur to ensure that they are fruitful and an association agreement that includes free trade can be concluded. continue reading »

FC Barcelona Ties Real Madrid’s Record of 100 Points

FC Barcelona Ties Real Madrid’s Record of 100 Points

Barcelona, with its 4-1 drubbing of Malaga on the last day of La Liga, not only equaled the record of 100 points that Real Madrid set last season, it scored the highest number of goals in the club's history with 115. continue reading »

Spain Halts Town’s Plan to Grow Pot to Pay Off Debt

Spain Halts Town’s Plan to Grow Pot to Pay Off Debt

This small farming community in northeastern Spain cannot create a cannabis plantation to help pay off its 1.3 million euro ($1.7 million) municipal debt, a judge ruled Friday. Spain permits private consumption and cultivation of marijuana, which is used for medicinal purposes by some who suffer from chronic pain. continue reading »

SPAIN: Nearly 4 Tons of Cocaine Seized at Sea

SPAIN: Nearly 4 Tons of Cocaine Seized at Sea

Spanish police seized 3,400 kilos (7,488 pounds) of cocaine from a fishing boat on the high seas and arrested a total of 21 people, authorities said Friday. continue reading »

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 »