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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 »

Gored Spanish Bullfighter Returns to Operating Room

Gored Spanish Bullfighter Returns to Operating Room

Bullfighter Julian "El Juli" Lopez was back on the operating table Saturday afternoon at the Sagrado Corazon Clinic in Seville after the wound he suffered from a bad goring Friday began getting worse, sources close to the Madrid matador told Efe. continue reading »

Nadal Going After 9th Straight Monte Carlo Title Against Djokovic

Nadal Going After 9th Straight Monte Carlo Title Against Djokovic

Spain's Rafael Nadal topped Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 6-3, 7-6 (7-3) on Saturday and will attempt to win his ninth consecutive Monte Carlo Masters title when he takes on world No. 1 Novak Djokovic in the final. continue reading »

After Following Ponce de Leon’s Footsteps, Spaniard Wants to Cross Pacific With Jet Ski

After Following Ponce de Leon’s Footsteps, Spaniard Wants to Cross Pacific With Jet Ski

After a solo crossing of 21 days by jet ski, Spanish navigator Alvaro de Marichalar completed the route sailed by explorer and conquistador Juan Ponce de Leon when he discovered Florida 500 years ago, and now plans a four-month crossing of the Pacific Ocean, which will be his longest and perhaps last important feat. continue reading »

Former Spanish Politician Poses Topless on Magazine Cover

Former Spanish Politician Poses Topless on Magazine Cover

A socialist former Spanish councilwoman recently posed topless on the cover of a Spanish magazine. Olvido Hormigos Carpio, who faced controversy after her lover shared a video she'd sent him, p continue reading »