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Spanish Business Leaders to Guide Small Firms Expanding Abroad

Spanish Business Leaders to Guide Small Firms Expanding Abroad

Spain's CEOE business confederation has created a corporation - CEOE Internacional - whose aim is to place at the disposal of small and medium businesses the means to do business abroad, something the organization considers necessary to help overcome the country's economic crisis, officials said. continue reading »

Rafael Nadal Gears up For Madrid Open

Rafael Nadal Gears up For Madrid Open

Spanish tennis star Rafael Nadal said he did not feel "right now" like he could be the winner of the Mutua Madrid Open, the Masters 1000 event in the Spanish capital. continue reading »

Spanish Police Discover 34 Tons of Hashish on Melon Truck

Spanish Police Discover 34 Tons of Hashish on Melon Truck

Spain's Civil Guard intercepted a record 35.6 tons of hashish in this southern port city, authorities said Friday. The seizure took place last Saturday, Civil Guard commanders and a central government representative said during a press conference in Algeciras. continue reading »

Spanish Artist Gives Zoo Animals a Sophisticated Look

Spanish Artist Gives Zoo Animals a Sophisticated Look

Spanish photographer Yago Partal has created a fun collection called "Zoo Portraits" using the heads of animals dressed in human clothes. Based in Barcelona, Partal has developed this series by mixing photography and illustration to create truly unique prints. continue reading »

Real Madrid Fails to Qualify for Champions League Finals

Real Madrid Fails to Qualify for Champions League Finals

Real Madrid scored twice in the last eight minutes of regulation Tuesday in the second leg of their Champions League final with Borussia Dortmund, but it wasn't enough to erase the 4-1 advantage the visitors racked up in last week's first leg in Germany. continue reading »

Spain’s El Celler de Can Roca Named ‘World’s Best Restaurant’

Spain’s El Celler de Can Roca Named ‘World’s Best Restaurant’

Each year Restaurant magazine releases its list of The World's Best Restaurants. This year, the three Roca brothers' El Cerrer de Can Roca took the top prize. continue reading »

Did Cristiano Ronaldo Cheat with a Miss BumBum Brasil Runner-Up?

Did Cristiano Ronaldo Cheat with a Miss BumBum Brasil Runner-Up?

Cristiano Ronaldo has found himself in the middle of a cheating scandal after the runner-up in Brazil's Miss BumBum contest claimed she and Ronaldo were sleeping together. continue reading »

First Child Born in Spanish Village in 45 Years

First Child Born in Spanish Village in 45 Years

A village in Spain had been without children for 45 years, but that recently changed when a couple moved to the village so their child could grow up with her grandparents. continue reading »

Mexican PRI Politician Living VERY Well in Spain After Scandal

Mexican PRI Politician Living VERY Well in Spain After Scandal

A former Coahuila Gov. and Institutional Revolutionary Party, or PRI, chairman is living in an upscale community outside the northeastern Spanish city of Barcelona and paying monthly rent of 3,500 euros (about $4,580), the Mexican press reported Monday. continue reading »

Worldwide, 1 in 10 Brides Wears a Spanish Designer’s Dress

Worldwide, 1 in 10 Brides Wears a Spanish Designer’s Dress

One of every 10 brides in the world wears a dress by a Spanish designer to the altar, Barcelona Bridal Week, or BBW, organizers said. The 23rd edition of BBW, which starts on Tuesday, continue reading »

Dutch Citizen Arrested in Spain in ‘Computer Bunker’ For Largest Cyber Attack on Record

Dutch Citizen Arrested in Spain in ‘Computer Bunker’ For Largest Cyber Attack on Record

A 35-year-old Dutch citizen has been arrested in northeastern Spain in connection with the biggest cyber attack in history, police said Sunday. Sven Olaf Kamphuis was allegedly behind a distributed denial of service, or DDoS, attack that took down the Internet last month. continue reading »

Spain’s Chef Adria to Reveal his Creative Process at 2014 NYC Exhibit

Spain’s Chef Adria to Reveal his Creative Process at 2014 NYC Exhibit

Ferran Adria, the man behind El Bulli, hailed as the world's finest restaurant, will offer a glimpse of his creative process in an exhibit set to open here in January 2014. continue reading »

Tito Vilanova Staying with Barcelona Next Season

Tito Vilanova Staying with Barcelona Next Season

It has been confirmed that FC Barcelona manager Tito Vilanova will remain with Barça next season. Barça vice president Josep Maria Bartomeu stated Vilanova is doing a great job after tak continue reading »

Unemployment in Spain Hits 27%, Under 25 is 57%

Unemployment in Spain Hits 27%, Under 25 is 57%

Spain's unemployment rate hit 27.16 percent in the first quarter of this year, with the number of jobless people topping 6 million for the first time amid an economic downturn that started in 2008, the National Statistics Institute, or INE, said Thursday. More than 6.2 million people were jobless during the period, with 237,400 workers joining the ranks of the unemployed during the first three months of 2013, the INE said in its Labor Force Survey. continue reading »

Dissident Blogger Yoani Sanchez Thanks Spanish Lawmakers

Dissident Blogger Yoani Sanchez Thanks Spanish Lawmakers

Cuban blogger Yoani Sanchez visited the lower house of the Spanish Parliament on Wednesday and praised the "solidarity" of Spanish lawmakers with the Cuban people and with the struggle for democracy by the island's civil activists and dissidents. continue reading »