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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 »

Ex-Business Parter Accuses Urdangarin of Abusing Royal Connections

Ex-Business Parter Accuses Urdangarin of Abusing Royal Connections

Iñaki Urdangarin, son-in-law of Spanish King Juan Carlos I, used the "very good relations" between the Spanish monarchy and former Mexican President Felipe Calderon to pursue business opportunities in the Latin American country, the lawyer for Urdangarin's ex-business partner said. continue reading »

Spanish Hotel Chain to Renovate Mexican Property for $45 Million

Spanish Hotel Chain to Renovate Mexican Property for $45 Million

Spain's Barcelo Hotels & Resorts said Wednesday it planned to spend more than 34.6 million euros (about $45 million) on renovations at a luxury resort complex in Mexico's Riviera Maya. continue reading »

Angel di Maria Reunites with Real Madrid Following Birth of Child

Angel di Maria Reunites with Real Madrid Following Birth of Child

Angel di Maria has rejoined his Real Madrid teammates, who are taking on Borussia Dortmund in a Champions League semifinals match on Wednesday night. continue reading »

Al Qaeda Terrorist Recruiters Arrested in Spain

Al Qaeda Terrorist Recruiters Arrested in Spain

In Spanish News, the country's national police have arrested two suspected members of the Al Qaeda terrorist group. One male suspect is Algerian and the other a Moroccan and both were residing in Spain and believed to be involved in terrorist recruiting continue reading »

Octogenarian Duchess of Alba Suffers 2nd Accidental Fall Since Wedding to Much Younger Alfonso Diez

Octogenarian Duchess of Alba Suffers 2nd Accidental Fall Since Wedding to Much Younger Alfonso Diez

In Spanish news, the 87-year-old Duchess of Alba suffered her second accidental fall since her much-criticized wedding to the very handsome and younger Alfonso Diez in Spain. The Duchess if one of Spain's richest women continue reading »

Spanish Economy Causing Less Concern Than a Year Ago, Says Finance Minister

Spanish Economy Causing Less Concern Than a Year Ago, Says Finance Minister

Spanish Finance Minister Luis de Guindos said Saturday that the Iberian nation's economic situation is less worrisome to the IMF and G20 than it was a year ago. continue reading »

Cesc Fabregas Saves FC Barcelona Against Levante

Cesc Fabregas Saves FC Barcelona Against Levante

A goal by Cesc Fabregas in minute 84 got Barcelona through a dull game played with little intensity against Levante to win 1-0, a match during which Tito Vilanova's squad was looking ahead to next Tuesday's clash with Bayern of Munich in the Champions League semifinals. continue reading »