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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 »

San Antonio Trying to Attract Spanish Investors

San Antonio Trying to Attract Spanish Investors

San Antonio, Texas, the seventh-largest city in the United States, wants to attract Spanish investment and the attention of Spain to its historic heritage, especially its Franciscan missions, a continue reading »

Nadal Beats Ferrer in Mexican Open Final

Nadal Beats Ferrer in Mexican Open Final

Spain's Rafael Nadal, the world No. 5, defeated countryman David Ferrer 6-0, 6-2 in the final of the Mexican Open. The 26-year-old Nadal, who has now won 52 titles in his career and two titles on the clay in Acapulco continue reading »

Parental Custody Battle Leads to Major Protest in Spain

Parental Custody Battle Leads to Major Protest in Spain

Hundreds of residents in Alboraya, a city in eastern Spain, took to the streets Sunday to prevent the Civil Guard from executing a court order to hand over a Spanish woman's three children to their Mexican father. continue reading »

Economy Minister says Spain to See Renewed Investor Confidence in 2013

Economy Minister says Spain to See Renewed Investor Confidence in 2013

Foreign investors will regain their confidence in Spain this year, while the country's nationalized banks will start repaying the funds they received, Spanish Economy Minister Luis de Guindos said in an interview with Efe. continue reading »

Real Madrid Takes Down Barcelona Twice in One Week

Real Madrid Takes Down Barcelona Twice in One Week

Real Madrid scored its second victory in a week over arch-rival FC Barcelona, snagging a 2-1 win here Saturday in the Spanish league "clasico" thanks to a late header by Sergio Ramos. continue reading »

King Juan Carlos’s Back Surgery Scheduled for Sunday

King Juan Carlos’s Back Surgery Scheduled for Sunday

King Juan Carlos will be operated this Sunday at a Madrid hospital for a herniated disc, yet another surgery following the hip operation he underwent last Nov. 23. continue reading »

Academy Award Winning Director Says He Prefers to Make Period Pieces

Academy Award Winning Director Says He Prefers to Make Period Pieces

Contemporary life is too "boring" to make movies about, Spanish director Fernando Trueba, who much prefers period pieces, said. continue reading »

Spain, France Arrest 3 Terror Suspects

Spain, France Arrest 3 Terror Suspects

Three suspected Chechen terrorists were caught in a Spanish-French operation that followed up on the dismantling of a terrorist cell last August in Spain. continue reading »

Daughter of Cuban Dissident Killed in Crash Says It Was No Accident

Daughter of Cuban Dissident Killed in Crash Says It Was No Accident

Cuban dissident Oswaldo Paya's death last July in a car crash "was not an accident," his daughter said here Thursday. The Spaniard who was driving the car carrying her father confirmed t continue reading »

Nadal Calls for Player Blood Testing, Regular Publishing of Results

Nadal Calls for Player Blood Testing, Regular Publishing of Results

Spain's Rafael Nadal called on the International Tennis Federation to conduct anti-doping blood tests and regularly publish the results to ensure the sport is clean. continue reading »

Spanish Economy Contracted by .80%, Fourth Quarter 2012

Spanish Economy Contracted by .80%, Fourth Quarter 2012

The Spanish economy continues to struggle with current reports it contracted by .80 percent in the fourth quarter of 2012 mainly due to poor consumer spending in light of high unemployment continue reading »

More Than 800 Stolen Ibero-Roman Coins Recovered in Spain

More Than 800 Stolen Ibero-Roman Coins Recovered in Spain

A set of 867 Ibero-Roman coins stolen from a collector in Madrid nearly a year ago has been recovered, the Spanish National Police said Wednesday. continue reading »

Atletico Madrid Heads to Copa del Rey Finals with Real Madrid

Atletico Madrid Heads to Copa del Rey Finals with Real Madrid

Atletico Madrid played to a 2-2 draw with Sevilla here Wednesday in the second leg of their Copa del Rey semifinal, which was sufficient to win 4-3 on aggregate and advance to the final. continue reading »

Barça Loses to Madrid in Copa Final, Ronaldo Scores 2

Barça Loses to Madrid in Copa Final, Ronaldo Scores 2

Cristiano Ronaldo scored two goals on Tuesday to lead Real Madrid to a resounding 3-1 victory over archrival FC Barcelona and a berth in the Copa del Rey final. continue reading »