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Spanish Foreign Minister Will Not Visit Gibraltar Until Spanish Flag Waves

Spanish Foreign Minister Will Not Visit Gibraltar Until Spanish Flag Waves

Spain's foreign minister said that he had never set foot in Gibraltar, the British Crown Colony at the southern tip of the Iberian peninsula, and he guaranteed that he never will do so "as long as there's no Spanish flag" flying over the territory. continue reading »

Spain’s King Receives Numerous Visits Following Surgery

Spain’s King Receives Numerous Visits Following Surgery

Queen Sofia, the crown prince with his wife and children, and several politicians on Wednesday visited Spain's King Juan Carlos in the Madrid hospital where he is recovering from surgery to repair a slipped disc. continue reading »

Former Grand Slam Champ Juan Carlos Ferrero to be Honored at Barcelona Open

Former Grand Slam Champ Juan Carlos Ferrero to be Honored at Barcelona Open

Spanish tennis great Juan Carlos Ferrero, who won 15 singles titles during his career and briefly held the No. 1 ranking in the fall of 2003, will be honored at the April 22-28 Barcelona Open, organizers said Wednesday. continue reading »

Spain’s Repsol to Reduce Its Environmental Efforts in Ecuadorian Amazon

Spain’s Repsol to Reduce Its Environmental Efforts in Ecuadorian Amazon

Spanish oil major Repsol said Wednesday it plans to invest around $9 million this year in environmental prevention and remediation at the two blocks in operates in the Ecuadorian Amazon, a 10 percent drop relative to 2012. continue reading »

Spanish Paleontologist Questions Beginnings of Modern Humans

Spanish Paleontologist Questions Beginnings of Modern Humans

Recent discoveries show that early humans were in Western Europe at least 1.4 million years ago and raise questions about the accepted view of how modern humans originated, a Spanish paleontologist said here. continue reading »

Spanish King Begins Rehabilitation Exercises After Surgery

Spanish King Begins Rehabilitation Exercises After Surgery

Spain's King Juan Carlos began rehabilitation exercises on Tuesday, while the operation for a herniated disc that he underwent last weekend continues to mend "in a positive way," doctors said Tuesday. continue reading »

CHAMPIONS LEAGUE 2013: Real Madrid Beats Man U, Move on to Quarters

CHAMPIONS LEAGUE 2013: Real Madrid Beats Man U, Move on to Quarters

Goals by Luka Modric and Cristiano Ronaldo gave Real Madrid a 2-1 win over Manchester United on Tuesday in the second leg of their Champions League knockout clash, allowing the Blancos to advance 3-2 on aggregate. continue reading »

Carlos Slim Tops Forbes Richest List Again, Spain’s Ortega Moves to 3rd

Carlos Slim Tops Forbes Richest List Again, Spain’s Ortega Moves to 3rd

Mexican mogul Carlos Slim topped the Forbes list of billionaires for the fourth year in a row, while Spanish clothing magnate Amancio Ortega vaulted ahead of U.S. inv continue reading »

Spain’s King Juan Carlos Said to be Doing Well After Surgery

Spain’s King Juan Carlos Said to be Doing Well After Surgery

Spain's King Juan Carlos was able to rest overnight after undergoing surgery for a herniated disc and is already out of intensive care, his doctors said Monday. The king was moved Monday to a room in the La Milagrosa continue reading »

Spanish Scientists Discovered New Species of Lizard that Might of Roamed Earth 125 Million Years Ago

Spanish Scientists Discovered New Species of Lizard that Might of Roamed Earth 125 Million Years Ago

Spanish scientists have found what they believe to be the remains of a new species of lizard that roamed the earth some 125 million years ago in the province of Burgos. The newly found species is almost five feet long and could of lived in water. continue reading »

Sotheby’s to Auction Dinner with Spain’s Famed Chef Adria

Sotheby’s to Auction Dinner with Spain’s Famed Chef Adria

Auction house Sotheby's will hold an auction on April 3 in Hong Kong and April 26 in New York, offering bidders the opportunity to win a dinner with legendary Spanish chef Ferran Adria and a collection of wines from his groundbreaking El Bulli continue reading »

Rafael Nadal Confirms he Will Play at BNP Paribas Open

Rafael Nadal Confirms he Will Play at BNP Paribas Open

Spanish tennis star Rafael Nadal confirmed that he plans to play in the hard-court tournament that begins on Monday in Indian Wells, California. The Spanish star said the event in the Southern California desert was one of his favorites. continue reading »

More Than 5 Million Unemployed in Spain, a Record

More Than 5 Million Unemployed in Spain, a Record

Some 5.04 million people were registered as unemployed in Spain in February, marking the first time joblessness hit this level, the Employment and Social Security Ministry said Monday. continue reading »

Twenty Sub-Saharan Migrants Arrive in Spain Illegally by Boat

Twenty Sub-Saharan Migrants Arrive in Spain Illegally by Boat

About 20 Sub-Saharan migrants, according to a preliminary count by the Civil Guard, arrived illegally Sunday in a "small boat" on a beach in the Spanish city of Melilla, on the North African coast. continue reading »

Spainish King Juan Carlos Undergoes Herniated Disc Surgery

Spainish King Juan Carlos Undergoes Herniated Disc Surgery

Spain's King Juan Carlos underwent surgery for a herniated disc at a Madrid hospital on Sunday, and Royal Household spokesmen said that the operation was successful. continue reading »