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Spanish Bullfighter Francisco Rivera Ordoñez Plans to Wed Again

Spanish Bullfighter Francisco Rivera Ordoñez Plans to Wed Again

Spanish bullfighter Francisco Rivera Ordoñez plans to wed a young attorney, Lourdes Montes, at a Sept. 14 ceremony where the matador's daughter by his first marriage will act as matron of honor. continue reading »

Real Madrid Named Most Valuable Soccer Club, Manchester United Falls to No. 2

Real Madrid Named Most Valuable Soccer Club, Manchester United Falls to No. 2

Real Madrid has wrested the title of world's most valuable soccer club away from Manchester United, while FC Barcelona took third place on Forbes magazine's list, published Wednesday. continue reading »

U.S. Returns Stolen 16th Century Spanish Tapestry 34 Years After Theft

U.S. Returns Stolen 16th Century Spanish Tapestry 34 Years After Theft

The U.S. government has just returned a rare 16th century Spanish tapestry some 34 years after it was stolen from the Aragon, Spain national cathedral. continue reading »

Lionel Messi Sends Signed Jersey to Pope Francis

Lionel Messi Sends Signed Jersey to Pope Francis

Pope Francis was presented with a jersey signed by Argentine soccer star Leo Messi by a group of priests during Wednesday's public audience. continue reading »

Spanish Government: Royal Family and Monarchy Here to Stay

Spanish Government: Royal Family and Monarchy Here to Stay

Spanish government has announced its commitment to maintaining a monarch and Spain's royal family. This confidence vote comes at a time when the monarchy is under seige for various reasons. continue reading »

Spain’s Fernando Alonso Wins Chinese Grand Prix for Ferrari

Spain’s Fernando Alonso Wins Chinese Grand Prix for Ferrari

Spain's Fernando Alonso (Ferrari) won the Chinese Grand Prix on Sunday in Shanghai, taking the third race of the year on the F1 circuit. "The whole weekend has been unbelievable. The race was fantastic continue reading »

Spanish Prime Minister Rajoy has Private Audience with Pope Francis

Spanish Prime Minister Rajoy has Private Audience with Pope Francis

Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy had a private meeting with Pope Francis, the meeting lasted for 24 minutes in the Private Library of the Vatican. continue reading »

Mexican Hopes to Kayak From Spain to Mexico

Mexican Hopes to Kayak From Spain to Mexico

Mexican adventurer Abraham Levy, who in 2008 kayaked 11,000 kilometers (6,800 miles) along the coasts of his country, will try to row it alone from Spain to Mexico in a boat equipped with the latest in 21st-century navigation technology. continue reading »

Spain’s “Blancanieves” Receives Ariel Nomination for Best Ibero-American Picture

Spain’s “Blancanieves” Receives Ariel Nomination for Best Ibero-American Picture

The big winner in Spain's Goya film awards, "Blancanieves," has been nominated for Mexico's Ariel prize in the category of best Ibero-American picture. continue reading »

Spanish CEO: Economy Will Emerge Healthier After Crisis

Spain will emerge from the current crisis with a much healthier economy, Spanish power giant Iberdrola's CEO, Jose Ignacio Sanchez Galan, said here Thursday during an event at Harvard University. continue reading »

FC Barcelona Heads to Champions League Semifinals

FC Barcelona Heads to Champions League Semifinals

FC Barcelona had a tougher time than expected Wednesday with Paris Saint-Germain in the second leg of their Champions League quarterfinal and had to turn to a limping Lionel Messi to secure a spot in the semis. continue reading »

Spanish Author and National Prize for Literature Winner Jose Luis Sampedro Dies

Spanish Author and National Prize for Literature Winner Jose Luis Sampedro Dies

Spanish author and the 2011 National Prize for Literature winner, Jose Luis Sampedro has died at the age of 96 at his home in Madrid. The writer, economist and academic was known for his open critics of Spain's economic policies. continue reading »

Spanish Gallery Honors Picasso on 40th Anniversary of Death

Spanish Gallery Honors Picasso on 40th Anniversary of Death

Monday marks the 40th anniversary of Pablo Picasso's death, and to honor the artist an art gallery in Spain is holding an exhibition. Madrid's Leandro Navarro continue reading »

Spanish Beauty, Actress Sara Montiel Dies at 85

Spanish Beauty, Actress Sara Montiel Dies at 85

Spanish actress and singer Sara Montiel died Monday at her home in Madrid, apparently of natural causes, she was 85. continue reading »

Divorce or Abdication:  Princess Cristina of Spain’s Difficult Choice

Divorce or Abdication:  Princess Cristina of Spain’s Difficult Choice

There is a scandal brewing in Spain that is so riveting Spaniards are taking time off from focusing on their economic woes to weigh in and watch with bated breath what happens next. It involves the middle-child, Princess Cristina or Infanta Christina as she is referred to in Spanish, of King Juan Carlos I and Queen Sofia. continue reading »